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Open to all juniors and seniors in high schools, career and technical centers, private schools and home students in the state of West Virginia.

The Process

1. Create a Team

Teams may consist of 1-3 members. Assign a team leader. All members must be juniors and seniors in high school and must attend the same school.

2. Fill out the Lean Canvas Template

With your team, select a business idea. All submissions must be focused on improving the state of West Virginia. Once you have your idea, visit the website ( to fill out the Lean Canvas Template. Your business idea proposal must:

  • Be submitted on the available template
  • Be submitted electronically via ReviewR (link found on the website)
  • Contain no more than 500 characters per section
  • Be filled out with complete sentences
  • Do NOT include the name of your high school

3. Register and submit your idea online by December 4 at noon

4. Scoring

Each submission will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of various business professionals. Judges will evaluate each submission based on a 100-point scoring rubric. Ten (10) teams will advance to the final competition. Teams will be notified via e-mail and finalists’ names will be posted on our website and social media accounts.