MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition 2010



Competition Organizer

Missouri Valley Community Action Agency

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

Important Dates

Entries are due May 8, 2010 (originally April 10, 2010). The finals occur at the 2010 Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, MO with awards announced on the final day, August, 19, 2010.

Competition Prizes

For each division:

First place: $2,500

Second place: $1,500

Third place: $1,000

Other Info

Participants in the Youth division will use business projects to focus on leadership practices, while participants in the Open division will work toward a sound business plan and startup processes. The top two submissions in both Youth and Open divisions from each county will advance to the semi-finals, at which they will hone and complete a business plan and a short presentation, with guidance provided from various technical assistance professionals around the state.