The Queen’s Entrepreneurs Competition encourages undergraduate students with ventures in the idea or growth stage to apply. See below for some links for more information about competing at QEC.
Eligibility a) The Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition (herein referred to as “the QEC”) is open to all students currently enrolled in university or college on a full-time basis in the current academic year working towards an undergraduate degree or diploma. Students who graduated with an undergraduate degree or diploma prior to January 2015 are ineligible to compete. b) A maximum of 4 team members may compete at the final weekend. Team members must be consistent for each round at the final weekend. c) Teams can be comprised of students attending different universities. d) If the company that is the subject of the business plan submitted is currently in operation, it must not have operated for more than 3 years prior to submitting its business plan. e) Past participants are eligible to compete again, provided that they satisfy the following requirements: a. The participant submitted a business plan to the preliminary round, but did not compete at a previous QEC final weekend b. The participant is submitting a plan for an entirely different business idea and has never made it to the final round as a Top 6 presenter at a previous QEC f) Participants competing from outside of Canada acknowledge that they are personally liable for cross-border taxes and/or exchange rates on prizes awarded.