Rules and Eligibility

  1. School Registration

    1. The school and the teams must be registered online, by their career counsellor, who will be the Craydel Cup coordinator for the school
    2. You cannot register a school after the registration deadline (29th February 2024)

    NB: A student cannot register on their own.

  2. Team Sign Ups

    1. All participants must be a current student at a registered high school in Kenya to sign up.
    2. All teams must be signed up by their school career counsellor
    3. All teams should have a minimum of 2, and a maximum of 4 members
    4. All students in the team should belong to the same school
    5. At the time of registration, all students should be in Year 11, Year 12 and 13 for the British System, Form 3 and 4 in the KCSE system, MYP 5, IBDP 1 and 2 in the International Bachelorette or any equivalent in other curriculums on track to graduate latest by June 2026
    6. A participant can only be in one team
    7. A school can sign up as many teams, as long as rule 2(f) is followed
    8. Schools cannot sign up a team or edit the team members after the team sign up deadline (29th February 2024)
  3. Submissions

    1. The submission must be recorded and written entirely by the students within the team
    2. The team members can consult the school counsellor, other subject matter experts and online resources, but if the judging panel has a reasonable suspicion that the submission was not recorded entirely by the students, the team may be disqualified
    3. In case a student is in a boarding school and has no access to a phone, they can ask their career counsellor or other teachers to record it for them
    4. All teams must submit a video to qualify
      1. The video cannot be longer than 2.5 minutes
    5. All submissions should be made in English
    6. A team can only make one submission
    7. Submissions can not be made or edited after the submission deadline (1st April 2024)
    8. Synopsis: Explain what the business idea entails with a limit of 400 words!
  4. Judging

    1. All submissions will be judged out of 100 marks, using the 5 criterias publicly shared
    2. The judges' scores are final and cannot be contested
  5. Voting

    1. The top 50 teams will be eligible for the public voting round, and have the chance to win the public choice award
    2. Members of the public, which includes participants, can only vote once for the team of their choice
    3. Voting will close on the 31st of May 2024
  6. Deadlines

    1. All deadlines are final, and must be followed
  7. Scholarships

    1. In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must meet the minimum entry requirements as published by the institution from time to time, successfully obtain a study visa and begin their studies in 2025 or 2026
    2. Students who receive a scholarship but fail to comply with the institution’s rules and regulations including achieving the minimum grades while studying at the institution may have their scholarship revoked, at the discretion of the institution.
  8. General

    1. No racist, sexist, anti-Semitic and any other kind of discriminatory comments can be made based on religion, culture or origin
    2. Failure to comply to any of the above, result in grounds for disqualification
    3. By submitting an entry you agree to accept these rules in full