Category: Prejudge Project

Type: Individual, Team

Grade Level: 9-12

Deadline/Testing: 15-Feb

Competitor Limit: 1 team of 1-3 members


(New 2022-23)

Develop and create an E-business site for a local bed and breakfast, hotel, or another lodging venue in your community. The business can be real or fictional.  The website should include a company identity including a name, logo, and brand. The website should have elements of a typical lodging facility including contact information, the ability to make reservations, view different room types, view amenities, and local attractions.   Ensure that your E-business site includes:

  • An e-commerce tool showing prices for different lodging types
  • A scheduling tool allowing customers to book lodging
  • An API to an online map service showing different local attractions


Event Guidelines

  • Participation in this event will allow members to demonstrate proficiency in conceptualizing, designing, and creating efficient and marketable E-business sites. A website should be developed based on the topic provided.
  • Competitors, not advisers, must prepare the websites.
  • E-business sites should be designed for viewing on as many different platforms as possible.
  • Must be a live link published online.
  • Include full address – http://www.domain.com
  • If using a shopping cart, it doesn’t need to be activated.
  • Any photographs, text, trademarks, or names used on the site must be supported by proper documentation and approvals indicated on the site.
  • Competitors are expected to follow all applicable copyright laws and may be disqualified if items are used inappropriately and not documented.
  • You must obtain permission in accordance with the competitive event guidelines and proper copyright law.
  • The use of templates must be identified at the bottom of the page.
  • The website must be available for viewing on the Internet at the time of judging.
  • No changes can be made to the website after the registration deadline.
  • Websites not adhering to these regulations may be disqualified.
  • Submit URL to BluePanda by the deadline.


Each chapter may submit one (1) entry created by an individual or by a team of two (2) or three (3) members in Grades 9 through 12. Each competitor must pay the SLC registration fee and attend the State Leadership Conference.


Using the rating sheet, a panel of judges will select the winners. All decisions of the judges are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The first-, second-, and third-place winners of this event will be entered into the E-business event at the National Leadership Conference. If a team is entered, no team member may have placed in the top 10 for this event at a prior National Leadership Conference or have competed more than two (2) years at the national level in this event.