AdCap Challenge Splash

ARE YOU READY TO ACCEPT THE ADCAP CHALLENGE?

Great! We’re ready to hear students’ ideas for helping our Challenge Partners solve real-world problems that impact their businesses. When young people put their heads together to make a positive change, it’s a Mission that’s Possible to solve.

Read on to find out how to get started!

REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL TO RECEIVE A CHALLENGE KIT!

Educators, sign up now to claim your exclusive Challenge Kit, which includes everything needed to participate. You’ll also get access to planning materials and additional resources to help you along the way.
March 7 – 28
REGISTRATION OPENS

SIGN UP YOUR SCHOOL TO RECEIVE A CHALLENGE KIT
Educators can sign up to be a Challenge Advisor by March 28 and claim one of our limited number of Challenge Kits. As you wait for your Kit to arrive, start to think about forming a team (or teams) of three to five students to address the Challenge Questions. Students can begin registering, too, so that they are ready to get started when the entry form opens!

March 29
ENTRY FORM OPENS

STUDENT TEAMS CHOOSE A CHALLENGE QUESTION
Once you have your Kit, work with your students to select a Challenge Question they would like to solve. Use the resources in the Kit and online to help you along the way.

April 25
ENTRY FORM CLOSES

LAST CALL — ALL ENTRIES DUE
Student teams: be sure you have all of your ideas down so you can submit your entry in time to qualify for recognition, scholarships and prizes. When you’re ready, submit the entry online. Your team may decide to submit at Level 1 to qualify for a Certificate of Recognition or at Level 2 for a chance to win funding and a spot in the Finalist Experience.

May 25
REVIEWS COMPLETE

CHALLENGE ADVISORS NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL
100 Semifinalist teams will be selected to receive prize packages. Five Finalist teams will be chosen to attend the Finalist Experience at the U.S. headquarters of SAP, a global innovation and technology company.

June 12 – 14
FINALIST EXPERIENCE

FINALISTS COMPETE AT A LIVE EVENT
Five Finalist teams and their Challenge Advisors will come together for the ultimate level of competition for funding and scholarships before the winners are named! ALL expenses will be covered for your team to travel.
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