27 Jan SCORE competition open to small businessesclick here.
Small-business owners have about three weeks to enter SCORE’s fourth annual American Small Business Championship. Two businesses in each state and the District of Columbia will receive a $1,000 Sam’s Club gift card, an all-expense paid trip to a training and networking event in Dallas, and mentoring from small business experts at SCORE.
Three $25,000 grand prizes also will be awarded.
One 2016 grand champion, Garrett Takach, co-owner of Ninja Park Obstacle Fitness Gym, used his prize to fund a training program for children with autism.
Apply or nominate a business online at http://championship.score.org. Champions will be announced in March and grand champions will be revealed in September.
Last year Cripple Concepts of Aurora and Flipside Pillow LLC of Englewood earned awards.