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Basic Rules: 


  • Up to four individuals on a team.
  • Each team member must meet one (1) of the age/school requirements: 1. Be a student enrolled in a Polk County middle school (or homeschool equivalent); be a student enrolled in a Polk County high school (or homeschool equivalent); be a student enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program at a college/university located in Polk County; be under the age of 30 as of entry date.
  • The plan must be for a new venture/idea/concept.
  • The plan must be oriented towards being profit-making and economically sustainable.
  • The plan must provide measurable benefit to the Polk County region.