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JA Young Entrepreneur Competition: Northeast Region

When: Monday, January 22, 2024
Where: JA Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center | 11 Tri-Park Way | Appleton, WI
Time: 6:30 PM CT
Student entrepreneurs will have a chance to compete against other student entrepreneurs throughout the Northeast Region of Wisconsin, pitching their businesses to a panel of local celebrity judges. Four finalists will be selected to present their businesses live in Appleton for their chance to win a $2,500 cash prize. The winner also receives an automatic bid to the State Competition in March 2024 and a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!

Grand Prize:

Who can apply:
Student entrepreneurs in grades 5-12 who have been operating their business since at least January 2023 and attend school in one of the following counties: Brown, Calumet, Dodge, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menomonee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago. All other counties must apply to the Statewide Competition.

Application Deadline:
Friday, December 15 at 2pm CDT

Watch the 2023 Competition


Presenting Sponsor:

Audience Choice Sponsors:

Logo for HUmana
Logo for Schneider National Foundation

Leadership Sponsors:

Logo for BMO Harris Bank

Innovation Sponsors:

Logo for C3 Corporation
Logo for Kwik Trip
Logo for WE Energies Foundation

In Partnership with:

Logo for DPI - YE Live

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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