Competitions & Awards

Challenge your knowledge, make new friendships, and have fun with IFT Student Association (IFTSA) product development and research competitions. Get experience developing new products, present your research, and show off your food science knowledge. Don’t miss out!

Awards

Chapter of the Year

Excellence in Leadership Award – Due March 30, 2020

 

College Bowl

College Bowl – Sponsored by Nestle Purina
This competition’s deadline has passed. Look for details about the 2021 College Bowl late this year.

 

Product Development Competitions

30th Annual IFTSA & Mars Product Development Competition – Sponsored by Mars Wrigley
This competition’s deadline has passed. Look for details about the 2021 competition late this year.

IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition
This competition’s deadline has passed. Look for details about the 2021 competition late this year.

Smart Snacks for Kids
This competition’s deadline has passed. Look for details about the 2021 competition late this year.

Thinking ahead to 2021?

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Research Competitions

Graduate Research Video Competition – Due March 30, 2020
Sponsored by Campden BRI

Undergraduate Research Competitions – Due March 30, 2020

JFSE Food Science in Action Contest – Due May 11, 2020

 

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