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Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

YEC Series

During the 2023-2024 academic year, E-Communities have the opportunity to host local-level entrepreneurship competitions and submit their event to be as part of the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Series by submitting their sanction applications here.   



VentureDash is a one-stop-shop for hosting a successful YEC Series event. In VentureDash you can access guidelines, best practices, and resources in addition to a full scoring system for your local event. Any organization wanting to run an entrepreneurship, business, or any other kind of competition may use VentureDash. Contact us to learn more about VentureDash.

Important Dates

November 10, 2023 – Deadline for YEC Series online sanction applications due to NetWork Kansas

March 19, 2024

  • Local event deadline
  • YEC winner submission deadline
  • Wildcard submission deadline

March 27, 2024 – Wildcard winners announced

April 16, 2024 – Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge held at KSU. Visit Website


Download Helpful Documents

2023-2024 YEC Series Guidelines (PDF) – To download a resource packet with forms, sample documents, and other helpful information, please contact your NetWork Kansas E-Community regional representative or e-mail [email protected]

Access the 2023-2024 YEC schedule: YEC Flyer 2023 (PDF)

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

KSU Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship


NetWork Kansas