JR Division

JR Division Prizes

First Place: $1,000

Anyone ages 13 to 17 may enter the AIC JR Division. 

Please note this refers to your age at the time of the submission deadline – Friday, March 1, 2024. If you will be 18 before this date, your idea will be moved into the Main Division. 

Participants aged 17 and under must have guardian permission and a signed media waiver to compete.

Alaska 529 Awards

Competitors from the JR and Cub divisions, sponsored by Kinross Alaska, will share almost $4,000 in cash prizes and $14,000 in awards from Alaska 529 to start or add to an educational savings account. These awards will be shared among the JR and Cub winners, and a random drawing of any participant who submitted an idea in the JR or Cub divisions. 

JR Division Sponsors