The Diamond Challenge is the catalyst that propels high school entrepreneurs to the next level through meaningful connections, resources and transformative feedback.

Join the World’s Top-Rated Entrepreneurship Competition

Experience the Diamond Challenge

The Diamond Challenge Difference


Differentiate yourself from your peers


Cultivate skillsets attractive to employers


Identify and pursue your passions


Build a life-long global support network


Top prizes fund ideas and higher education scholarships. Finalists receive access to our Diamond Challenge Summit experience, automatic entry into our summer accelerator and accelerator scholarships. Semifinalists receive a cash prize of $250 and access to our Diamond Challenge Summit experience.


1st place




2nd place




3rd place



How It Works

Registration Opens

August 30, 2020

One person per team: Register for your entire team and find an adult advisor!

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Submissions Close

January 8, 2021

Submit your written concept narrative and pitch deck before the deadline!

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Submission Round One Virtual Judging

January 9, 2021

January 19  –  January 26 2021 Online Diamond Challenge judges will score submissions to determine who moves on in the competition.  

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