2022 YES Challenge Winners!
Ronan and Owen DePaulo3 Ideas Canada
Eric BartelBertle's Skate Shop
Nina Ruml Thread and Bling
Mitchell RobakHeat to Your Feet
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:
May 25, 2022
Judges Choose Finalists
May 31, 2022
June 3, 2022
Presentation Day &
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