Junior Achievement Live “Shark Tank”-Style Competition

The brightest young entrepreneurs in classrooms from across Northeast Wisconsin are invited to compete in Junior Achievement’s very own LIVE “shark tank”-style competition. Individual or a group of students will pitch their best entrepreneur initiatives in-person to a panel of some of Northeast Wisconsin’s most successful entrepreneurs and friends of J.A. on Monday, January 24th, 2022, at the Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center .

This “celebrity” panel will serve as judges awarding cash prizes up to $2,500 to the top winning finalists. The grand prize winner receives an automatic bid to the State Competition in February 2022 and a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!

Who can apply?

Student entrepreneurs in grades 5-12 who have operated a business since November, 2020 and and attends 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.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 10, 2021 by 5 PM.

Student Application

Event Flyer

Sponsorship opportunities available! Inquire to Mary Beth Tomsyck at [email protected] or 920-540-1990.