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Draft Day 2024 | A career event designed to match employers with high school seniors
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Be Pro Be Proud’s Draft Day is back and bigger than ever, and organizers are in full swing with more than 100 schools registered for the eight events happening across the state in Spring 2024. 

Through the registration process, Draft Day strategically matches high school seniors with employers based on corresponding interests, talents, and needs. 

Each location will have the opportunity for an estimated 300 students to each be interviewed by three employers. Additionally, employers will have the opportunity to visit with hundreds of 9th through 11th grade students in Draft Day’s Career Expo.

To register, please click on the link corresponding with your desired location:

Arkansas River Valley | Fort Smith: March 5-6

Arkansas Delta | Pine Bluff: March 12-13

Northeast Arkansas | Jonesboro: March 27-28

Arkansas Grand Prairie | Stuttgart: April 3-4

Northwest Arkansas | Springdale: April 10-11

Hot Springs: April 17-18*

Golden Triangle | El Dorado: April 17-18

River Valley East | Russellville: April 25-26

Central Arkansas | North Little Rock: April 30-May 1

*The Hot Springs event is managed by Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. For more information, email

For a full breakdown of participation cost and sponsorship opportunities, check out the employer registration packet here

Draft Day 2024 registration for employers ends December 8, 2023. Sponsorship registration is ends January 31, 2024. 

For questions regarding Draft Day 2024, please reach out to Be Pro Be Proud’s Draft Day Coordinator Arron DeGracia at