Young Entrepreneur Tournament Postponed

Helping keep our community safe and healthy is at the heart of all we do at Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development.  In doing our part to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the 2021 Young Entrepreneur Tournament has been postponed.  

We remain committed to the YET program and all of our awesome young entrepreneurs.  Our intent is to offer the tournament in February or March 2022.

Complete the YET Interest Form to receive program updates. 

For Young Adults ages 18 and under

It all starts with an idea.

Discover what it takes to make your ideas a business reality in a series of fun, hands-on weekend sessions. Work with veteran business leaders to build a business model you can put into action & compete against your peers to win money (up to $2,200!) to help you start your new enterprise.

YET offers individuals 18 and under an incredible opportunity. No idea is too small, no experience necessary to begin this exciting journey!


Interested in competing in YET?  Complete the Interest Form


The Details:
  • Youth ages 18 and under are invited to participate.
  • Training and mentorship will occur over the course of 4 consecutive Saturdays.  The exact dates are to be determined.
  • Participants will develop and refine their business plans with experienced business leaders.
  • Pitch your business  plan to a panel of judges and compete for over $2,200 in prize money, including a $1,000 top prize.Learn what it takes to start your business and start earning money today!

Attend a YET information and idea session:

  • Create and define your business ideas.
  • Get a jumpstart on your business plan.
  • Meet your facilitator and ask questions.

Questions? Call the CareerRise Team at (970) 498-6608 or

Learn more about The Young Entrepreneur Tournament by watching the videos below.

Ready to begin?  Complete the Interest Form