With school back in session, this means the YouthBiz 2023 contest is now open for entries from youths.

YouthBiz is a business competition designed for students from grades six to 12 in the Community Futures (CF) Sunrise area, in southeast Saskatchewan, whether they are in traditional, home school or other alternative school programs.

The contest promotes entrepreneurship, financial literacy and digital skill-building.

The program began in 2007, and since then, more than 3,050 students from southeast Saskatchewan have competed for more than $32,000 in prize money.

To enter YouthBiz, students simply come up a fantastic business idea, write about it following along with questions in the YouthBiz Guide, and submit their entry on or before the contest deadline of 4:00 p.m. on November 14th, 2023.

Students and teachers have already contacted CF Sunrise to arrange for school workshops and contest resource material.

“We are excited to offer this contest again and look forward to some amazing entries. Youth entrepreneurship is definitely thriving in southeast Saskatchewan,” said Andria Brady, General Manager of Community Futures Sunrise.

The complete Guide and all related information can be found on the website HERE, or those interested can email youthbiz@cfsunrise.ca.

In response to Canada's Online News Act and Meta (Facebook and Instagram) removing access to local news from their platforms, we encourage you to get your news directly from your trusted source by bookmarking this page and downloading the DiscoverWeyburn app.