Procrastinators, take note: The deadline to enter the Community Track or FIU Track of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge is Monday night; high school students have one more week. Don’t worry, you are in good company; most entries arrive on the last day. Here is your guide to entering your business or concept:
Who can enter: Entrepreneurs with businesses less than 2 years old or with business ideas. There is a community track, FIU track and high school track.
What to enter: Up to a three-page business plan (one additional page for charts or photos is allowed). See the contest rules and tips here.
Entry deadline: 11:59 p.m. March 28 for the Community and FIU Tracks; the High School Track deadline is 11:59 p.m. April 4.
Email entries to: Challenge@MiamiHerald.com (for community track), FIUchallenge@MiamiHerald.com or highschoolchallenge@MiamiHerald.com. You should get a confirmation from Nancy Dahlberg that your entry was received. If you do not get one, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rules, other info: MiamiHerald.com /challenge
NANCY DAHLBERG, @ndahlberg