July 1: Registration & business plan summary deadline
August 1: First round finalists notified
November 1: Business Plan deadline
January 8: Finalists notified
January 22: Presentation to judges
February 22: Gala Event - Winners announced
* Land will be made available with free ground lease rent for up to 5 years, but contestants must pay Real Property Tax for that time. After year 5, contingent on the winner successfully implementing their plan per milestones to be mutually agreed upon by lessee and KS, the land will be leased for a longer term at normal KS agricultural lease rates.