ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair to give cash prize for best business model

The fourth annual ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair will give up to 36 kids ages 5-15 a chance to create a product or service, develop a marketing strategy, interact with customers and potentially win a cash award. (Courtesy 21st Academy)
The fourth annual ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair will give up to 36 kids ages 5-15 a chance to create a product or service, develop a marketing strategy, interact with customers and potentially win a cash award. (Courtesy 21st Academy)

The fourth annual ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair will give up to 36 kids ages 5-15 a chance to create a product or service, develop a marketing strategy, interact with customers and potentially win a cash award. (Courtesy 21st Academy)

The fourth annual ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair will give up to 36 kids ages 5-15 a chance to create a product or service, develop a marketing strategy, interact with customers and potentially win a cash award.

The fair will be held outdoors April 10 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the CHASCO Family YMCA, 1801 N. I-35, Round Rock.

Sponsors and local business owners will serve as judges and mentors for the contest, according to a news release. Judging criteria will include presentation, potential and originality. Cash awards will be given out in each age group.

Application and registration fee is $20 per business. Attending the fair is free.

The event will also include a T-shirt design competition with a prize of $50 for the winning entry.


ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair is organized by 21st Academy, a nonprofit organization that creates customizable programs for learners to discover their passions, according to 21st Academy’s website.

Visit 21st Academy’s website to register for the fair.
By Megan Cardona
Megan Cardona is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact's Pflugerville/Hutto edition. A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, Megan worked at UTA's student newspaper The Shorthorn for two years before joining Community Impact.


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