State Championship Overview
The first place business idea at each local YEC Series competition qualifies to compete at the KEC State Championship
hosted by the Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship, sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation. Up to 15 wildcard slots may also be filled through the Executive Summary Open Review. These young entrepreneurs will face off in Manhattan to compete for prize money, gain support for their ideas, and meet other passionate young entrepreneurs.
The Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship is the sole organizer and host of the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge. The winners of each local YEC Series event have qualified for to compete at this event.
April 24, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas
$18,000 in prize money
Winner of each YEC series event + best 15 wildcard Executive Summaries
Executive summary & 4-minute formal presentations + separate tradeshow competition