• GREAT COMPETITIONS IN 2018.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENTS AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO 2019!

  • Next Generation

    Business innovation

  • 2018 Competitions

    A vibrant showcase of talent + innovation

  • Over $7000 in cash prizing in 2018

    Over $7000 in cash prizes awarded in 2018.

  • Junior Dragons Den 2019

    Welcome aboard Community Futures Thompson Country, as we expand to Kamloops!

Regionals: 1st place $500 per category Regionals: 2nd place $250 per category Regionals: 3rd place $100 per category

Junior Dragons Den 2019- let’s get ready!

CLICK HERE FOR 2017 RESULTS AND WINNING VIDEOS

Junior Dragons’ Den is a student business competition and call to action for entrepreneurs from Grades’ 5 to College/ Trades school level  to create their own summer job/ business, or to expand an existing one. The competition is open to students from throughout the East and West Kootenay, Thompson Country and North East British Columbia.

Students may enter the competition in one of the following categories:

Junior – Grades 7-10

Senior – Grade 11-12

Post-Secondary – College/ University/ Trades

Over $7000 in cash prizing awarded in 2018!

2019 Junior Dragons Den Regional competition dates

Junior Dragons who qualify for our regional competitions are matched with mentors from each respective regional business community. Our mentors work with our competitors and assist them with preparing a dynamic one page business plan and final video in preparation to pitch to our dragons during the live shows.

2019 Regional Competition dates are as follows:

Junior Dragons Kootenays, BC 2019

When: Saturday April 27th
Where: Brilliant Cultural Centre, Castlegar, BC

Free admission. Seating on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 6:30pm and the Show starts at 7:00pm

Congratulations to all competitors from the 2018 West Kootenay Boundary regional competition.

Junior Dragons Den North East, BC 2019

When: TBA
Where: TBA

Free admission. Seating on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 6:30pm

Junior Dragons Den Thompson Country 2019

When:  Thursday April 4th, 2019
Where: Thompson River University

Free admission. Seating on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 630pm and the show starts at 7pm

How voting works for each competition– 50% rests with the judges and 50% rests with the audience. The audience votes electronically in real time!