Y.E.S. for Arkansas

Ages:Elementary, Middle School

Type:Submission

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

Contact


https://arcapital.com/contact/

Y.E.S. is student-driven competition. Student teams will need to come up with their business idea and work together to write the business plan around the idea. In addition to a getting a real-world entrepreneur education experience, winning students AND TEACHERS are awarded cash prizes and more!

Teams begin working in September/October to begin working on their business plans, which are due in November. Judging will take place in December and the virtual Expo Day takes place in January.

Y.E.S. for Arkansas

Team Award.

  • First Place:
    • $500 cash prize to teacher/advisor; $100 cash prize to each team member.
  • Second Place:
    • $300 cash prize to teacher/advisor; $75 cash prize to each team member.
  • Third Place:
    • $200 cash prize to sponsor; $50 cash prize to each team member.
  • Fourth Place:
    • $100 cash prize to sponsor; $25 cash prize to each team member.

Website: https://arcapital.com/yesforarkansas/

Managing Organization: Arkansas Capital

Contact:

https://arcapital.com/contact/

Eligibility:
5th-8th graders in Arkansas are encouraged to work with a school teacher and register for the competition.

Registration Opens: September 27, 2021

Registration Closes: November 6, 2021

Overview

Y.E.S. is student-driven competition. Student teams will need to come up with their business idea and work together to write the business plan around the idea. In addition to a getting a real-world entrepreneur education experience, winning students AND TEACHERS are awarded cash prizes and more!

Process

Teams begin working in September/October to begin working on their business plans, which are due in November. Judging will take place in December and the virtual Expo Day takes place in January.

Criteria

Awards

Y.E.S. for Arkansas

Team Award.

  • First Place:
    • $500 cash prize to teacher/advisor; $100 cash prize to each team member.
  • Second Place:
    • $300 cash prize to teacher/advisor; $75 cash prize to each team member.
  • Third Place:
    • $200 cash prize to sponsor; $50 cash prize to each team member.
  • Fourth Place:
    • $100 cash prize to sponsor; $25 cash prize to each team member.

Participate

Website: https://arcapital.com/yesforarkansas/

Managing Organization: Arkansas Capital

Contact:

https://arcapital.com/contact/

Eligibility:
5th-8th graders in Arkansas are encouraged to work with a school teacher and register for the competition.

Deadlines

Registration Opens: September 27, 2021

Registration Closes: November 6, 2021