MECA CHALLENGE: Citywide High School Invitational

  • Start: September 19, 2017 8:30 am
  • End: September 19, 2017 2:30 pm

West 19 Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Tickets Available: Price: $65.00

MECA Challenge is a one-day innovation competition, where participants work in teams of six with an entrepreneur mentor to solve a real-world problem.

Click here to learn more about MECA Challenge from a student perspective!


  • All Kansas City area high school students are welcome.
  • Students will be randomly placed into teams of six. Each team will have one mentor.
  • Space is limited to 96 students – 15 students per school.
  • The real-world challenge will be presented by an organization working to improve our community.
  • Lunch is provided.


8:30amStudent check-in

8:45am: Kick off activity – Half Baked!

9:15am: Welcome from KCSF and mentor introductions

9:35am: Presentation of challenge with Q & A

10:00am: Work in teams with mentor

11:30am: Working lunch

1:00pm: Team presentations

2:15pm: Announce winners

2:30pm: Depart

NOTE: Your spots are not reserved until you have purchased tickets.

If you have any questions, reach out to Lauren Conaway at