Each state will choose and sponsor two of their miners who are emerging; to take part in the State Battlefield Competition (S.B.C.)
Each candidate will have 10 minutes to pitch their project in front of a panel of judges.
And based on the criteria judges will give their scores and decide on who wins.
- Most promising Artisanal or Small Scale Miner / State Mining Company
- Most promising Junior Mining Company
Candidates will pitch their projects on 15 October during the conference.
Judges will be sitting among the audience and the results will be communicated on the 16th.