Welcome to the Diamond Challenge, where we empower high school entrepreneurs to soar with transformative feedback, valuable resources, and life-changing connections.

Stand out from the crowd.

Cultivate skills that employers desire.

Pursue your passions.

Join a lifelong global support network.

Monetary Prizes

Fuel for Your Vision

Dreams require dedication, hard work, and resources. Our monetary prizes are tailored to provide the financial boost you need to advance your entrepreneurial journey.


Specialized Recognition

Our topical prizes celebrate teams that exhibit expertise in specific areas. From sustainability to technological innovation, we recognize the unique and the specialized.

Delaware Solid Waste Authority & Recycling Innovation Prize: For teams driving advancements in waste and recycling.

Horn Entrepreneurship Equity Thru Entrepreneurship Prize: Saluting initiatives that champion social justice and equality.

W.L. Gore & Associates Innovation Excellence Prize: Recognizing the fusion of technology and humanity for real-world solutions.

The Diamond Challenge Timeline

Registration & Submission Guide

Step 1: Register Your Team

Visit diamondchallenge.org and click the registration button on the homepage. Only the team leader needs to register.

Step 2: Account Setup

Whether you’re new or returning, register as the team leader and create a password with at least 12 characters. Returning users can sign in with their credentials.

Step 3: Create a Profile

On the homepage, click “Create Profile to Get Started.”

Step 4: Pitch Event Location

Choose your pitch event location. Opt for “Virtual” if it suits you best.

Step 5: Competition Track

Select Business Innovation or Social Innovation as your competition track. Ensure your concept aligns with your choice.

Step 6: Application Details

Enter your application information and start your journey. Join our Facebook support group, access toolkits, and watch helpful videos.

Step 7: Complete Tabs

Fill out Team Leader, Team Members, Adult Advisor, Concept Questions, and Uploads tabs. Ensure to input a different email addresses for each team member.

Step 8: Submission

Review your concept, then submit. Note that submissions are final once confirmed.

We’re here to guide you through the Diamond Challenge. We eagerly await your submission! For inquiries, reach out to us at info@diamondchallenge.org.

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2022 Diamond Challenge Summit

Diamond Challenge recently concluded its three-day Summit from April 21 – 23, 2022. The Summit marked the culmination of the Diamond Challenge’s year-long program, where students develop solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges for a chance to engage and network with a global community of entrepreneurs and to compete for awards and monetary prizes.