ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Each year high school students submit their small business plans to the BIG Idea Competition, mocking up ways to solve problems and challenges in their community. And even though this year’s competition will be held online, organizers are still excited to see what students submit.
The competition, in which high school students submit small business ideas to a panel of judges, will be entirely online this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The final contest was scheduled to take place physically at Northern State University. However the competition will still run a normal schedule, with the final contest online on December 9th, and stands to hand out over $30,000 in cash and scholarships. Kelly Weaver is the Coordinator for the BIG Idea Competition, as well as the regional director of the Small