Plumas Global Entrepreneurship Program Competition
FAQ, Timeline & Submission Information

What is the “Plumas Global Entrepreneur Program Competition”?
This is a competition that encourages high school students to consider the possibility of taking their business or service to a global audience! It uses the same matrix model as the YEP competition so it’s easy for students to build on the business plans they’ve already developed. *Participating in YEP is NOT a requirement – any Plumas County high school student is encouraged to participate!

What is the timeline?
This completion is happening FAST, so be sure to mark the following dates on your calendar.

  • March 10, 2017: Intent to Compete email sent to
  • March 24, 2017: Pitch Video Submitted at
  • April 7, 2017: Top Teams Announced and asked to present in person at the Plumas Global Business Summit
  • April 24th, 2017: Presentations made and prizes presented at the Plumas Global Business Summit

How does an individual or team submit an “Intent to Compete”?
Just send a quick email to with the following information: Name(s), School, Grade Level, Teacher Name

Are there going to be prizes for the winners?
YES! The winning business will win $1000! Everyone who participates will receive a certificate.

If we have questions about the competition or we get stuck while working on our global business plans, who do we talk to?
Students, parents and teachers are welcome to reach out to Tiffiney Lozano or Angela Cordell with ANY questions they have, day or night! They can be reached at the following email addresses:

Angela Cordell, Director
Far North Center for International Trade Development

Tiffiney Lozano, Business Liaison
Far North Center for International Trade Development

The most important rule is to have FUN and dream BIG!!!

Important Documents

Score Sheet

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  3. Before you start uploading the video you can chose the video privacy settings.
  4. Select the video you’d like to upload from your computer. You can also create a video slideshow or import a video from Google Photos.
  5. As the video is uploading you can edit both the basic information and the advanced settings of the video, and decide if you want to notify subscribers (if you uncheck this option no communication will be shared with your subscribers). Partners will also be able to adjust their Monetization settings.
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  7. If you haven’t clicked Publish, your video won’t be viewable by other people. You can always publish your video at a later time in your Video Manager.

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