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JA Barracuda Bowl Entrepreneurship Challenge

Featuring: JA Company Program

JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. (Grades 9-12)

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, April 11, 2024
Where: JA Campus
Time: 8:00 AM ET
The next generation of business leaders throughout our community will display their entrepreneurial savvy in a full-scale competition, including the outcome of their lean start-up business plan, sales revenue, and product exhibits from the top student-led businesses in the State...PLUS President of the Year and JA Company of the Year interviews, judging and award announcements will be featured during the event.

Winning teams qualify to compete nationally in Washington D.C.!

Student Teams compete for the coveted Delaware JA Company of the Year Title and also explore career opportunities with a variety of Delaware employers.

Did you know that...

Student-run JA Companies take place in and out of school
Students from each county in Delaware compete for start-up funds
Several school stores have migrated to the JA Company Program model
Square enables online retail sales and increased revenue
JA Company Program uses lean start-up methodology to impart critical life skills and business acumen to participating students

2014 National Student Leadership Summit

Nearly 100 teen entrepreneurs, three days in Washington, D.C. Junior Achievement's top student companies talk about competing for the 2014 National JA Company of the Year title.

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Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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