Pre-Workshop Video- August 28th - Video Posted on website relative to the following:
Recruitment of team suggestions, with a minimum of (2) and maximum of (5) members; (This is very important in order to give your team the best chance for overall success in the program, and is based on our experience over the last two years);
Business Idea selection process. Tips on team's selection of business idea.
(The team members reported on this form cannot be changed throughout the remainder of the program. If a member drops-out they cannot be replaced on the official roster, which will be used in case the team qualifies for a cash award.)
November 8th - Qualifying Notification to coaches relative to continued program participation for all teams attaining the minimum threshold of 75% score of points possible on site profile report. Teams scoring less than 75% will be disqualified for further participation; (1.4/1.6 weeks)
February 1st – Regional Challenge Qualifying Notification to coaches relative to continued program participation for top 12 teams attaining the minimum threshold of 75% score of points on the Business Plan Report; (3.0/4.0 days to Physical Model Workshop) (5.5 weeks to Regional Challenge)
March 12th – Regional Challenge Team Presentations will be divided into the following two sections:
Site Profile – Will include important and interesting facts about the site, relative to its importance to the community/region during the years of its mining activity. This section will include presentation of the physical model relative to the site and any physical plant part of their proposed business;
Business Plan – Will include description of Business Plan from conception of idea through to opening day of business. This will also include presentation of any product prototype.