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Welcome to Barton County's first annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge! This competition will be broken down into two segments.


The first segment will take place at the Event Center. In the first segment all participants will put together a tradeshow presentation of their business idea and share with the public, they will also present their formal 4-minute presentation to the judges.


After the first segment, the top 10 participants will be announced and will move on to segment two. Think of this segment as Barton County's own "Shark Tank." Segment two will take place at the Crest Theatre. The top 10 participants will be asked to set up their trade show presentation and present to the judges once more. In this segment the judges will have the opportunity to ask questions about the business. At the end three participants will receive awards.


First place = $1,000, Second place = $750, Third place = $500. The first-place winner will also be invited to compete in the State wide competition.  

For more information on this, an informative Q&A Zoom meeting will be held on December 15, 2020 at 7pm. CLICK HERE to register for the meeting.

Deadline for Applicants is February 18, 2021


The competition will take place on March 4th, 2021

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