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NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Resources


NFTE's Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) is the capstone business plan competition series for all of our budding entrepreneurial students. In alignment with their course and competition level, student businesses prepare to pitch to a panel of judges/mock investors for the opportunity to win prizes and publicity.  Here, you'll find all the resources to make your Virtual YEC judging experience great!  If you have any questions or issues, please reach out to NFTE's Senior Manager of Volunteer Programs, Anthony Curtis, at [email protected].



Judge Role & Platform Guide

Opportunity Pitch Challenge (E1)

**This will be used for MOST challenges.

(E2) Investor Pitch Challenge

 Fast Pitch Challenge

Virtual Judging Instructions Scoring Rubric Scoring Rubric   Scoring Rubric

Virtual Judge Orientation Video

Reviewr Platform Guide

Pitch Deck Template Pitch Deck Template   Pitch Deck Template


FINAL ROUND ONLY -  Resources for Judges
Final Round Judge Guidelines

Final Round Judge Orientation Resources

Judge Sample Questions and Feedback

NOTE: Refer to Opportunity Pitch Resources above


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