Citywide MECA Challenge Invitationals

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Citywide MECA Challenge Invitationals are one-day innovation competitions where high schoolers from schools across the metro work in teams of seven with an entrepreneur mentor to solve a real-world problem presented by an industry partner.

CLICK HERE to see student reactions following a MECA Challenge!


Typical Citywide MECA Challenge Schedule:

8:45am:   Student check-in

9:15am:   Welcome & kickoff activity

9:35am:   Challenge presentation and Q&A

10:00am: Work in teams with mentor

11:15am: Working lunch

12:15pm: Team presentations

1:45pm:   Announce winners & meet mentors

1:50pm:   Group discussion about experience

2:00pm:   Depart


2019-2020 Citywide MECA Challenge Calendar


NOTE: Your spots are not reserved until you have confirmed with Katie Kimbrell,

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