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For every kid that’s ever proclaimed “you’re not the boss of me,” Start-Up Kids Club is hosting the first national competition that will create nine official KID BOSSES! Here’s the run-down: 

Tuesday, September 4:
First day to submit applications via this page.

Wednesday, October 31 Deadline EXTENDED TILL NOVEMBER 15th, 2018:
Deadline to submit an application. You must be no more than 18 years of age by this date as well.

Saturday, December 1:
Nine KID BOSS finalists will be announced and extended an invitation to participate in the Grand Finale. 

Saturday, January 19:

Finalists to receive professional pitch coaching at Notley’s new Center for Social Innovation.

Sunday, January 27, starting at 6:00 pm:

Grand Finale to be held at The Paramount Theatre, where nine KID BOSSES will present to well-known judges. A winner from each category and a grand champion will be selected. 

This contest seeks kid-run businesses that are: feasible, innovative, scalable and meet a need.Attendance to the grand finale isn’t required, but it is encouraged – and sure to be a thrilling experience! Click here to purchase tickets. 

Good Luck and Let’s START-UP!

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