How to Enter

How to Enter the "Grow Your Own Business Challenge"


  • Create an account or log in now.
  • If you are submitting as part of a team, be sure to create a team or confirm with your teammates that you are part of a registered team .
  • Click on "Start an Individual Entry" (or "Team Entry" if you are the team leader).
  • Answer all of the questions completely and upload any attachments you may have.
  • Submit your entry! First, you will have to agree to the Official Rules (make sure that your parent or guardian reads these).


  • Download and print an Official Entry Form.
  • Complete the entry form.
  • Send in your completed entry (include the Parental Permission Form and any additional/supporting documents)
    • by emailing a PDF of the completed Entry Form to
    • by faxing your completed forms to (203)612-3321
    • or by mailing your completed forms to the address provided on the Entry Form

Teachers, Parents and Youth Groups—Help Kids Enter

  • Create an account or log in now.
  • From your account dashboard, you can:
    • Create an account for your students/kids under the "Kids" section of your dashboard
    • Create teams. If your students/kids will be entering as a team (of 2–4) you may create a team (or teams) for them—the first team member will be the "team leader."
    • Monitor progress and send reminders.