2022 YES Challenge Winners!

1st Place

Ronan and Owen DePaulo
3 Ideas Canada

Winners of 2022 YES Challenge

2nd Place

Eric Bartel
Bertle's Skate Shop

2022 YES Challenge -2nd Place

3rd

Nina Ruml
Thread and Bling

3rd Place Winner 2022 YES Challenge

4th

Mitchell Robak
Heat to Your Feet

4th Place Winner YES Challenge

Create Your Future!

YES Challenge

A Springfield Chamber of Commerce Event

Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by:

Sio Silica
Pineridge Hollow
Imagine You Marketing & Design
Gee Tee Holdings

Entrepreneurship = Solve A Problem

Do you have a solution to a problem deeply personal to you?

The YES Challenge Overview

Show us your business idea!

The Springfield Chamber of Commerce is looking for people aged 8 to 19, who are residents of the RM of Springfield with fresh innovative ideas. Your start-up idea could lead to a great business venture.

Enter the YES Challenge with a 60-second video pitch. Five finalists will be invited to present to a panel of local business experts. Your idea will be evaluated based on innovation, viability, marketing strategy and overall presentation.

The Prize !

The YES Challenge winner gets $2,500

Runner-up receives $1,750

Third place $750

Applicants will be judged on:

  1. Innovation
  2. Viability
  3. Marketing

Submission Deadline
May 25, 2022

Judges Choose Finalists

May 31, 2022

Finalists Announced
June 3, 2022

Presentation Day &
Winners Announced
June 12, 2022

Rules of Eligibility

  • A resident of RM of Springfield Manitoba, Canada
  • Age 8 to 19 by December 31, 2022
  • Must be applicant's original idea
  • Must not infringe on any copy writes, patents or intellectual property of others
  • Must have permission from parent or guardian 12 years old or younger

Video Submission Tips

  • April 11 – May 25 – Enter online here at YesSpringfield.ca
  • Submit a 90-second MP4 video
  • Use a 16:9 aspect ratio (record horizontally if you’re using your phone)
  • The maximum upload size is a 50 meg MP4
  • Upload larger files to YouTube or Dropbox and send a link