2024 WINNERS ANNOUNCED: We announced the winners of the 2023-24 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the Showcase & Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Lassonde Studios. Read about winners here. [Updated 3-2-24]

Enter Your Idea to Win $30,000 in Cash & Scholarships


Do you want to explore innovative and creative entrepreneurship? Do you have an idea that could change the world? The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) is your opportunity to showcase your innovation and entrepreneurial spirit and win cash and prizes. HSUEC is the high school counterpart of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, one of the largest collegiate competitions in the country. All Utah high school students, ages 14-18, are encouraged to compete in HSUEC. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah and sponsored by Zions Bank. Students who have graduated high school or are enrolled full-time in college courses are not eligible to participate in the competition. These students are encouraged to participate in the collegiate Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.

2023-24 Season Timeline

  • Application Opens Online: Sept. 18, 2023, noon
  • Online Information Sessions: Nov. 1, Dec. 6, and Jan. 3 at 4-5 pm.
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 16, 2024, 11:59 p.m.
  • Online Judging Starts: Jan. 18, 2024, noon
  • Online Judging Ends: Jan. 31, 2024, 11:59 p.m.
  • Top 20 Finalists Announced: Feb. 1, 2024, 5 p.m.
  • Top 20 Orientation: TBD
  • Public Online Voting Starts: Feb. 6, 2024
  • Public Online Voting Ends: March 1, 2024, 11:59 p.m.
  • Competition Final Event: March 2, 2024 (the Public Showcase & Awards Ceremony is 2-3:30 p.m.)

2024 Top 20 Teams

Below is a list of the top 20 teams for the 2024 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge in alphabetical order.

  • All-In-One Shoe (Hillcrest High)
  • ApollO2 (Stansbury High)
  • Boxed (Timpanogos High)
  • GreenDream (Skyline High)
  • GuardianBuddy (Skyline High)
  • Handi (Skyline High)
  • Hash Hive Labs Inc (Park City High)
  • Hopewear (Academy for Math Engineering & Science)
  • Munk Skateboarding (American Fork High)
  • Non-Residual Infusion Bag (Skyline High)
  • Practically Useful (American Preparatory Academy – Draper)
  • Rocket Tutors (West High)
  • Sailrugs (Herriman High)
  • SPIRLO (Weber High)
  • The Crepe Spot (Cyprus High)
  • The Pee Ball (Weber High)
  • WarmEars (American Fork High)
  • Wasp Barrier (Pleasant Grove High)
  • Weber Rings (American Fork High)
  • WhimsiSculpt Gardens (Granite Technical Institute)



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