Welcome to BiG Challenge 11

To take part

  1. Form a business team by yourself or with friends (maximum number for each team is 8 people)
  2. Decide what business you are going to enter
  3. Think of a business name
  4. Ask a member of staff to support your team
  5. Enter your team
  6. Get £25 start-up loan from school

The Prizes

  • The BiG Trip for the overall winner of BiG Challenge 11 is a 5 day all expenses paid international trip to a mystery location.
  • BiG Winners 1st, 2nd , 3rd, and 3 Highly Commended Prizes

Category Prizes

  • Biggest Profit
  • Best Continuing Business
  • Made In Sheffield
  • Best Final Report
  • Best Presentation to the Judges
  • Best Website

New Awards

  • Best Use of a Digital Resource - Use of a software programme to design and create a product packaging or advertising; or use of a digital resource to enhance a physical product (i.e. a printed card or t-shirt design)
  • Best Digital Product  - A digitally delivered product (eg. Apps, serviced based website, Raspberry Pi or 3D Printed products)

Interim Competitions

Flying Start Awards

Show us your progress by filling in the entry form from the website.  You can tell us about the sales opportunities you have identified and booked and your targeted sales strategy.

Mid Point On-line Survey

Check in with an on-line form letting us know how you’re getting on with a quick tick box form.  The winning team will each receive a £10 gift voucher.

Digital Marketing/Marketing & Media Awards

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes for Best Overall Marketing Strategy covering branding, marketing methods, materials etc.
  • Prize for Best Video Advert  (20 – 60 second advert for your product)
  • Prize for Best Use of On-line Marketing (website, blog, app, use of social media etc)
  • Prize for Best Use of Offline Marketing (posters, leaflets, business cards, packaging.  How are you dressing your sales stands?  Have you found any other innovative ways to use offline marketing)?