ATTENTION: Registration for the 2018-19 season opens on Sept. 22, 2018. Check back for more information at that time, and subscribe for updates using the link below. [Updated 7-30-18]

Enter Your Idea to Win $20,000 in Prizes


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 over $20,000 in cash and scholarship 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. 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 Opportunity Quest and Utah Entrepreneur Challenge also hosted by the Lassonde Institute.

2018-19 Season Timeline

  1. Online application opens: Sept. 20, 2018
  2. Online application deadline: Feb. 28, 2019
  3. Online judging begins: March 1, 2019
  4. Online judging ends: March 11, 2019
  5. Top 20 teams announced: March 12, 2019
  6. Online public voting starts: March 13, 2019
  7. Online public voting ends: March 22, 2019
  8. Competition day: March 30, 2019