February 19, 2002
High school bowl championship
Valdosta State University's Students in Free Enterprise will
host Free Enterprise Bowl, Thursday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
VSU's University Center Theater. High school students from
Valdosta, Echols, Brooks and Lanier County Schools will call upon
their knowledge of America's free enterprise system in the third
The morning session will feature a question and answer competition dealing with subjects such as supply and demand, opportunity costs, taxes, international trade, monopolies and oligopolies, fiscal and monetary policy, types of business and entrepreneurship.
The afternoon session will focus on business plans. Each team will give a presentation detailing their company's market needs, mission statement, financial plan, price strategy, advertising mix, location and other necessary components.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams at the end of the competition.