Yakima Valley Enterprise Challenge 2011


Registration deadline



Competition Organizer

Economic Development Agency for Yakima County - Yakima County Development Association

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Open to individuals, teams or companies located in Yakima County, Washington. Existing businesses must have been in operation for less than two years with gross revenue totaling under $1 million.

Important Dates

The registration deadline is September 23, 2011. Initial business plan summaries are due on October 14, 2011, and final business plans are due on December 2, 2011. Presentations and the final round of judging will take place on December 8, 2011, followed by an awards banquet on December 9, 2011.

Competition Prizes

Total prize money will top $17,500.

Other Info

The Enterprise Challenge is an interactive business plan competition that will include business resource nights, mentoring, coaching and an ‘MBA in a Day Workshop’ to help participants gain the basic skills necessary to create a business plan.  There will also be networking opportunities.