Competitions & Awards

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


Chapter of the Year

Excellence in Leadership Award

Global Challenge

Food Communicators Workshop

College Bowl

College Bowl

Product Development Competitions*

28th Annual IFTSA & MARS Product Development CompetitionDue February 1
Sponsored by MARS Chocolate North America

IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries CompetitionDue January 15

Smart Snacks for Kids – Due February 15

*Note: The product development competition sponsored by Disney will not be offered this year. Instead, IFTSA is offering the new Smart Snacks for Kids competition.

Research Competitions

IFTSA Thesis Video CompetitionDue April 1
Sponsored by Campden BRI

Undergraduate Research CompetitionDue March 1

JFSE Food Science In Action ContestDue April 23

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