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JA companies in Northern Ostrobothnia and Lapland will showcase their products and services at Uskalla Yrittää -semifina at Kauppakeskus Valkea in Oulu. Semifinal is a trade fair event and open for visitors.

Welcome to visit the semifinal and get to know the ideas from the student entrepreneurs. Event is organized on Friday 18.1.2019 and the trade fair is open from 13:00 to 16:45. After the trade fair, we will announce the winners. Event will finish at 17:00. The winners of the semifinal will proceed to the Uskalla Yrittää -final, which is organized in Helsinki 8.-9.5.2019.

Event is organized by Junior Achievement Finland and YES Northern Ostrobothnia.

Check out the participating companies!

Belle Maison NY

OSAO Kaukovainio, palvelut, Secondary level
Valmistamme sisustustuotteita suurimmaksi osaksi betonista, mutta osittain myös rakennustyömaiden ylijäämätavarasta. Panostamme erityisesti visuaalisen ilmeeseen ja teemme tuotteemme arjessa hyvin toimiviksi.
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Betonia NY

Ammattiopisto Lappia, Secondary level
Valmistamme betonisia kynttilänjalkoja. Tuotteet ovat eri muotoisia ja erilailla koristeltuja. Valmistamme ne käsin kierrätysmateriaaleista.
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Bopa NY

Kempeleen Kirkonkylän koulu, Primary school
Yrityksemme maalaa käytettyjä lasipulloja sisustusesineiksi.
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Boys N’ Bears NY

Nivalan lukio, Secondary level
Myydään hienoja huppareita
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Chocho NY

Kempeleen Kirkonkylän yhtenäiskoulu, Primary school
Myymme ja valmistamme herkullisia suklaalevyjä arjen kultahetkiin
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Corazon Hobbyhorses NY

Oulun Normaalikoulu, Primary school
Käsin tehtyjen keppihevosten ja niiden varusteiden myyntiä
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Diginuput NY

Lybeckerin Opisto, Secondary level
Myymme kuvitustöitä yrityksille, ja tuotamme pienimuotoisia tuotteita joita myymme messuilla ja muissa tapahtumissa.
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DoKi NY

OSAO Kaukovainion yksikkö, palvelut, Secondary level
Lasten ja koirien hoitopalvelu, joka toimii Oulun alueella.
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EME-NY

Oulun seudun ammattiopisto kaukovainio, Secondary level
Myymme kangaskasseja omalla logollamme. Kangas kassit ovat 100% kierrätysmaterialista valmistettuja.
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Eventor Company NY

Reisjärven kristillinen kansanopisto, Secondary level
Järjestämme yrityksille ja yksityisille erilaisia tapahtumia ja juhlia, kuten tyky-päiviä ja pikkujouluja.
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Fanfia NY

Ammattiopisto Lappia, Secondary level
Fanfia NY valmistaa ekologisia soijavahakynttilöitä. Meidän tuotteet ovat käsintehtyjä ja valmistettu 100% puhtaista geenimanipuloimattomista soijapavuista. Soijavahakynttilöiden luonnonmukaisuuden ansiosta ne sopivat monille, jotka eivät aiemmin ole kynttilöitä voineet polttaa allergisuuden takia.
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Focus NY

Kaukovainion OSAO, Secondary level
Myymme tuplatrikoo kankaasta tehtyjä urheilupipoja, jotka on valmistettu Suomessa.
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Homemade Decor UF

Björknäsgymnasiet, Secondary level
We offer homemade decor of concrete which we design with details from Norrland.
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Hupus NY

Ranuan kristillinen kansanopisto, Secondary level
Myymme huppareita, jotka on valmistettu luomupuuvillasta.
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Jotta NY

Lybeckerin opisto, Secondary level
erikoisvalokuvaus- ja taidepalvelu
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KTK Media NY

OSAO Kaukovainion tekniikan yksikkö, Pikisaaren toimipiste, Secondary level
Yrityksemme myy media-alan palveluita ja tuotteita, kuten valokuvausta, painotuotteita, verkkosivujen suunnittelua- ja rakentamista, sekä videotuotantoa.
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Kuntopojat NY

Limingan lukio, Secondary level
Myymme asiakkaille muovattuja kunto-ohjelmia.
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Kvinnor För Kvinnor UF

Strömbackaskolan, Secondary level
We offer necklaces with the Venus symbol, which stands for equality, for all people in the hope of making a difference.
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Laurel NY

Ammattiopisto Lappia, Secondary level
Myymme puhelimen tarvikkeita
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Lences NY

Nivalan lukio, Secondary level
henkilöiden, tapahtumien, juhlien ym. valokuvaus
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Markkinointi NY

Oulunsalon lukio, Secondary level
Mainostetaan ihan mitä mitä vaan, kunhan hinnasta sovitaan.
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Nors-Art NY & Arteira NY

Lybeckerin opisto, Secondary level
Taidetuotteiden valmistus ja myynti
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Oulunsalon Erä NY

Oulunsalon Lukio, Secondary level
Jälleenmyymme erilaisia erätarvikkeita, kuten kalastus vieheitä sekä puukkoja.
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Peto NY

Kempeleen kirkonkylän yhtenäiskoulu, Primary school
Teemme käsin yksilöityjä puukkoja.
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Puella NY

Reisjärven kristillinen opisto, Secondary level
Myymme itse suunnittelemiamme ekologisia collegepaitoja ja asusteita.
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Rehti NY

Osao Kaukovainio, Secondary level
Myymme meidän logolla varustettuja vaatteita.
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SKEZ NY

Reisjärven kristillinen opisto, Secondary level
Piirrämme tilaustyönä fotorealistisia muotokuvapiirroksia, tai yksinkertaisempia piirroksia digitaalisesti ihmisistä, lemmikeistä tai mistä vaan.
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Smoothie4you UF

Sandbackaskolan, Secondary level
We want to encourage people to eat healthier and offer a healthy snack as an alternative to anything unhealthy. We manufacture and sell smoothies that are healthy for both the body and the mind.
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Snäkkis NY

Kirkonkylän yhtenäiskoulu, Primary school
Myymme terveellisiä välipalatuotteita ja tuomme terveellisyyden osaksi kaikkien arkea.
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Sokerikuorrutus NY

Kempeleen Kirkonkylän koulu, Primary school
Teemme tilauksesta leivonnaisia mm. juhliin.
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Sorpresa NY

Lybeckerin opisto, Secondary level
Valmistamme ja myymme kierrätysmateriaaleista yllätyslaatikoita lahjatuotteiksi.
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Sporttis NY

Kempeleen kirkonkylän koulu, Primary school
Pidämme liikuntakerhoja alakouluikäisille oppilaille. Kerhomme ovat leikkipainotteisia ja niiden tavoitteena on saada lapsia liikkumaan enemmän.
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T.V arts NY

Oulun Normaalikoulu, Primary school
Tuotamme ja myymme käsin tehtyjä lähinnä sisustukseen liittyviä tuotteita, kuten ristipistotöitä, maalauksia ja mattoja :)
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Tadia NY

Ammattiopisto Lappia, Secondary level
Yrityksemme valmistaa koristetyynynpäällisiä.
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Tuike NY

Oulun Seudun ammattiopisto, OSAO, Secondary level
Teemme itse käsintehtyjä kynttilöitä täysin kasvipohjaisesta steariinista. Panostamme erityisesti myyntipakkaukseen ja estetiikkaan.
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Único NY

OSAO Kaukovainio, Secondary level
Valmistamme korvakoruja hyödyntäen mahdollisimman paljon kierrätysmateriaaleja. Jokainen korvakorupari on myös uniikki eli toisia samanlaisia ei ole.
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Uusio NY

Oulunsalon lukio, Secondary level
Valmistamme itse kierrätyskankaista tuotteita sekä valmistamme leivonnaisia ja myymme niitä eteenpäin.
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Varasto 520 NY

Reisjärven kr. Opisto, Secondary level
Myymme kotimaisesti valmistettuja ja tuotettuja sukkia itse suunnittelemallamme kuosilla.
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Zodiac UF

Lapplands Gymnasium Gällivare, Secondary level
We offer modern interior design, inspired by astrology for the innovative designer. By putting the stars of the sky in the center of our prints and, pillowcases we offer trendy, stylish and affordable interior solutions.
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Registration

Download the photography permission and parental consent

The signed consent forms should be returned to email [email protected] 17.1.2019 latest.

> Go to registration page

Registration to the semifinal will end on 11.1.2019 at 21:00.

Guidelines for JA companies

The Uskalla Yrittää -semifinal is open for JA companies who are involved in the JA Company Program or JA Start Up Program. The event is aimed for JA companies who operate in Northern Ostrobothnia and Lapland, but JA companies from other regions are also welcomed to join the event.

If you want to join the event as a partner, please contact Eemeli Alanne, Junior Achievement Finland, eemeli(a)nuoriyrittajyys.fi.

Setting up of the stands starts 12:00. The trade fair starts at 13:00 and will last until 16:45 when we start the award ceremony. The event will end around 17:00. During the trade fair, the honorable jury will visit company stands and will make their decisions based on the visits. During the event all JA companies will have the chance to present a 90 second pitch on the event stage.

During the semifinal all JA companies will get to pitch their company on the event stage for 90 seconds. Each team will get their pitch time when they arrive at the semifinal. Pitch can be presented by one or more members of the team. Pitches are not an official part of the competition.

We will organize a separate get together for JA teachers. You are welcome to join and expand your networks!

JA companies do not have separate walls at the stand nor electricity. The JA companies will have a table provided by the organizers and there are two tables:

  • Table A’s size is 81 cm x 94 cm x 47 cm and there is a small shelf for storage.
    • You can attach a poster to the front of the table. The front panel is 71 cm wide and 88 cm high so it equals A1 -size posters.
    • You are allowed to use masking tape or transparent office tape to put up your posters to the table.
  • Table B’s size is 84cm x 89cm x 40cm and there is a small shelf for storage.
  • You can attach a poster to the front of the table. The front panel is 80 cm wide and 84,5 cm high so it equals A1 -size posters.
  • You are allowed to use masking tape or transparent office tape to put up your posters to the table.

Every participating JA company will get the confirmation of their table latest on 12.1.2019.

Table A


Table B

Bringing an own table to the event is off limits, then. If the product of your JA company is too big for instance to be kept on the table it is possible to replace the table with the product in question. A practical example: the product of a JA company is a desk made from a pallet with the size of approximately 1 m x 1 m. This is an ensembe so big that it doesn’t fit at the stand with the fair table. In such a case the product can replace the table but it is imperative to notice that there is no other table.

Remember to mind the lay-out. It isn’t worthwhile to stack everything for sale on the table. Instead it is worth to think precisely what to keep up front. In this way the stand looks interesting and specifically neat.

The JA company can bring along its own roll-up / wall to be kept behind the table. The width of the roll-up / wall can be at most one meter. Because there is no walls for the fair it pays off to think for instance getting a roll-up with the graphics of the JA company. Ordering a roll-up is easy and relatively affordable nowadays. There fits easily a roll-up behind the table to attract interest. It pays off to explore roll-ups and providers for them, such as PrintLit, Tetrix, Mainostelineet and Master Promo.

  • The Finnish law and general ethics concerning good behaviour are to be obeyed at the fair event. The event includes everything happening at the place of the the fair (preparing of the stands, the fair itself, the deconstruction of the stands) concerning the Uskalla Yrittää semifinal.
  • Trading is allowed only by the stand appointed to your JA company but marketing is allowed everywhere around the Kaari shopping centre. Marketing means the general activities for advancing the commerce of the company, for instance handing out companys fliers to customers. Commerce and trading means the exchange of products or services sold bythe JA company for money or some other form of compensation.
  • Trading in the shopping centre is allowed from the moment when the own stand is ready fo selling. In other words, it is allowed to sell products to customers even before the fair officially opens. Trading stops at the the end of the fair.
  • Implantation of posters and other commercials on walls, pillars and railing of the shopping cneter is prohibited. A JA company can implant their posters on their own fair table.
  • A JA company can also bring along their own roll-up / wall behind the table. The width of the roll-up / wall can be at most one meter.
  • Every JA company is responsible of their own stand, their own product and their own belongings. The stand means the table appointed to every JA company.
  • The stand has a table ready for selling and usage of the JA company. There is no electricity or wall at hand at the stand.
  • Sitting at the stand is prohibited from the JA entrepreneurs. There are NO chairs at the stand and it is not allowed to bring them unless it is essential for the business idea (by offering for instance beauty services for which it is imperative that the customer sits down).
  • Dangerous objects such as guns and explosives are prohibited in the whole fair area. Making fire in any form is forbidden at the fair, concerning even burning of candles.
  • Using of two-sized tape, glue, blu-tack, staples, screws or nails to implant decorations on the table at the stand is prohibited. The JA companys duty is to leave the stand in the same condition it was when itwas appointed to them. Cleaning and possible damages of the stand are JA companys own responsibility.
  • The JA entrepreneurs are obliged to compensate financially any damage on the property of outstanding facets caused by them during the fair if the Finnish law so requires.
  • Smoking, consumption of alcohol or other intoxicants is prohibited during the fair regardless the age of the JA entrepreneur. Should violations of this rule be detected is the person in question removed from the event immediately.

Age limit

There is no age limit for participating in the semifinal. All JA companies are welcome to register to the event and get experience in selling.

If you JA company is chosen to the national Uskalla Yrittää -final, then you have to take into account the following age limit (secondary level JA companies):

In the final for the European championship is the lower age limit 15 years and upper age limit 21 years for the participants from the upper secondary level. If there is an under- or over-aged member in the JA company it limits the chance of getting to the competition for the European championship.

If your company wants to compete for getting to the final in the Euopean championship can this person not take part in the operation of your company at any level. She or he is therefore a guest at the event and has access to the trade fair and the presentations of the companies. She or he cannot, however, identify as a representative of your JA company.

A JA company can take part in the final with all its members regardless their ages but in that case the JA company cannot become the representative of Finland in the competition for the European championship. In all the other categories of the competition is the JA company included, though.

Participating members

The maximum number of members in the registration form is 8.

Best JA companies (5) will go the national Uskalla Yrittää -final which will be in Helsinki on 8.-9.5.2019. Award categories are the following in the semifinal:

  • Best company (primary school)
  • Best company (upper secondary school)
  • Best company (vocational training)
  • Best product (joint category for all)
  • Best service (joint category for all)

Additionally two JA companies are chosen to represent Oulu in an international trade fair in Luulaja in March 2019.

Unfortunately we are not able to organize food serving at the event.

If you can’t join the event, please inform [email protected] latest on 16.1.2019.

In case you cancel your participation without a valid reason (e.g. sickness with a proper note), we will charge the company a 50 € fee.

Remember to take advantage of social media already before the event and during it. The hashtags are #UskallaYrittää, #NuoriYrittäjyys and tag @NuoriYrittajyys.

If you have any questions related to the event, please contact.

Eemeli Alanne
Event Manager, Junior Achievement Finland
eemeli(a)nuoriyrittajyys.fi

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