E-Business


Category: Prejudge Project

Type: Individual, Team

Grade Level: 9-12

Deadline/Testing: 16-Feb

Competitor Limit: 1 team of 1-3 members

Topic

(New 2021-22) Develop an e-business (e-commerce) website that focuses on business-to-consumer (B2C) or consumer-to-consumer (C2C) sales through physical products, digital products, or services. The products or services should be aligned to a community, school, local, or regional need. The website should show both the storefront and the administration side of the website.

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. Refer to the national Format Guide for copyright guidelines.
  • The use of templates must be identified at the bottom of the page.
  • Include URL on the project submission form.
  • 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.

Eligibility:

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.

Judging

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 in the E-business event at the National Leadership Conference. If a team is entered, no more than one (1) team member may have competed in this event at a prior National Leadership Conference or have competed more than two (2) years at the national level in this event.

Rubrics

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