High School Business Challenge





Challenge Overview



A business model competition where high school students present their business plan for a new product, service, or expansion of a current business. Teams of 2-5 will compete against other teams by submitting a video presentation by March 1st. The panel of judges will be comprised of business leaders in the Russellville community. The winning team from each high school will participate in the finale at Arkansas Tech. Each team invited to attend the finale will also receive a coaching session prior to the event from a member of the ATU campus or local community.  Please submit your completed application to Angie Bell, Coordinator of Student Engagement at abell@atu.edu.

Teams will compete for a grand prize of $500 on April 6th at Arkansas Tech.

Application Deadline: February 1st - Extended to February 10th

Preliminary Competition: Video Presentations due March 1st

Coaching Sessions: March 13th-16th

Finale: April 6th, 2023 @ 10:00 AM, ATU Doc Bryan Lecture Hall