Competitions & Awards

IFT Student Association Competitions provide student members of IFT the unique opportunity to compete, individually or on teams. Don't miss out!

COMPETITION/AWARD CONTACT DEADLINE
Chapter of the Year
Tomomi Fujimaru
May 1
College Bowl
Contact Area Rep TBD
IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition
Diane Schmitt
January 15
Disney - IFTSA Product Development Competition
Caroline Campbell
February 15
Excellence in Leadership Award Jocelyn Ngo
March 1
Heart Healthy Product Development Competition Annie D'Souza Palaparthi
January 7
IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition Maddy Levin February 1
Undergraduate Research Paper
Sara Menard
March 1

Abstract & Paper Competitions

IFT is proud to support 25 division and allied organization competitions at the Annual Meeting & Food Expo. Students may submit an abstract in one of the 21 poster, 3 oral or 1 paper competitions further detailed in the Competition Guidelines below. Each division competition will recognize up to six finalists and give one first place award of $1000, one second place award of $750 and one third place award of $500. Below is a list of the participating divisions and allied organizations:

Download IFT Abstract & Paper Competition Guidelines (PDF)

 

 

ALLIED ORGANIZATION:
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS)

DIVISIONS:

Aquatic Food Products
Biotechnology
Carbohydrate
Dairy Foods
Education
Extension & Outreach
Food Chemistry
Food Engineering
Food Microbiology
Food Packaging
Foodservice

 

Fruits & Vegetables
International
Marketing & Management
Muscle Foods
Nonthermal Processing
Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods
Nutrition
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Sensory & Consumer Science
Toxicology & Safety Evaluation

2013 - 2014 Competition Sponsors

canolainfo.org
   
Disney Consumer Products
 
 
MARS chocolate, north america

 

Nestle Purina 

 

Nestle Gerber

 

Partners in Food Solutions 

General Mills

Cargill

DSM

Buhler