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

 

College Bowl

College Bowl – Rosters and Questions Due February 1
Sponsored by Nestle Purina

 

Product Development Competitions

30th Annual IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition – Due February 1
Sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery

IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition – Due February 1

Smart Snacks for Kids – Due February 1

Not sure where to start?

Need some help deciding which product development competition is right for you? We’re here to help! Just answer a few questions and get a recommendation on the right competition is the best fit for you.

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Research Competitions

Graduate Research Video Competition – Due March 15
Sponsored by Campden BRI

Undergraduate Research Competitions – Due March 15

JFSE Food Science in Action Contest

 

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