JA Events

JA of Alabama Events

At JA of Alabama, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon

Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon

When: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Where: Zoom
Time: 11:30 AM CST

The Spirit of Free Enterprise Luncheon highlights the great work Junior Achievement is able to accomplish every day in grades K-12 thank to the Birmingham area businesses.

PLAYFOREJA

PLAYFOREJA

When: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Where: TopGolf Birmingham
Time: 12:00 PM CST

WHAT IS PLAYFOREJA?
PLAYFOREJA is an indoor golf fundraiser that is held at TopGolf in Birmingham.
Picture a 240-yard outfield with dartboard-like targets in the ground.
The closer to the “bulls-eye” you get or the farther out you hit your micro-chipped ball, the more points you receive.
Challenge you co-workers, clients, or friends to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from pro golfer to putt-putt champ can play in any weather.

PAST EVENTS

These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!

COMPLETED

Junior Achievement Business Plan Challenge Competition

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Where: Zoom
Time: 12:00 AM CST

The JA Business Plan Challenge is an opportunity that allows young people to
demonstrate their understanding of business fundamentals, the importance of
creatively marketing to a target audience, and the power of persuading
potential investors during a live pitch.

COMPLETED

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

When: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Where: Virtual
Time: 4:00 PM CST

o Participating firms will choose one partner to be their JA Olympic Champion to compete head to head against other companies. Example 8 companies = 8 Champions.
o Questions will be derived from JA 5th grade curriculum
o The Champions will compete by using Zoom and Kahoot
o Associates are encouraged to log into Zoom to watch the partners
o Scoring will be based on a stack ranking system

COMPLETED

4.01K IN A DAY

When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Where: Virtual
Time: 12:00 AM CST

The 4.01K in a Day event is where participants will run 4.01 kilometers anytime on November 10th to compete for the fastest time.

This is is the 2nd of 5 events that will take place during the JA Accountants Classic Olympics.

COMPLETED

Virtual Trivia

When: Monday, November 09, 2020
Where: Virtual
Time: 4:00 PM CST

The Virtual Trivia event is 1st of 5 events that will take place during the JA Accountants Classic Olympics.

COMPLETED

2020 Summer Events

When: Friday, July 24, 2020
Where: TBD
Time: 12:00 AM CST

Typically Junior Achievement host our Summer Bowling Classic. These events bring together hundreds of business professional who represent Birmingham companies to raise awareness and funds for JA.

Due to COVID-19 and following social distancing guidelines the JA Team has come up with several alternative Virtual Fundraisers.

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Alabama.

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