Have a business idea or invention that uses technology? Take a step towards turning it into reality and you could win cash and prizes!
Visit our newsroom to learn more about the Wisconsin YES!’s predecessor contest, Dane County YES!
Wisconsin YES! (Youth Entrepreneurs in Science) brings together the creative youth of Wisconsin and people working in the region’s commercial tech sectors to help students turn their inventions and business ideas into real business plans.
The contest is produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council,
with major sponsorship from WEA Trust.
The Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority is also a sponsor.
Wisconsin YES! partners include STEM Forward,
Project Lead the Way Wisconsin,
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction,
Make a Difference Wisconsin,
Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers and
Wisconsin Association of School Boards.
Who may enter the contest?
Students, or small teams of students, who attend middle and high schools in Wisconsin. The contest will be judged according to class categories: 9th grade and under, 10th grade, 11th grade and 12th grade. It will be conducted in stages, with a numerical scoring system spread across the eight major parts of a business plan.
Home schooled students in Wisconsin are also eligible.
Learn more about the Wisconsin YES! contest here.