2021 Virtual New Product Contest

New products are in the spotlight!

Learning about the latest new products, technologies and services is a top priority for those in the irrigation industry. Following the success of the first virtual new product contest in 2020, the IA is conducting this popular event virtually again in 2021. By showcasing the new product entries on the Irrigation Show website, anyone can go online and learn more about them. Not only do more people get the opportunity to learn about these new products, but those entering the contest get increased exposure of their new innovation. All new product entries contest will also be featured at the Irrigation Show.

Applications were accepted in the following categories:

  • agriculture irrigation
  • landscape irrigation
  • landscape lighting
  • specialty agriculture irrigation*
  • specialty landscape irrigation*

*The specialty categories are products that are not an integral part of an irrigation system or landscape lighting system.

View 2020 Product Showcase


Product Eligibility
  • Products and services must have been introduced and available for purchase between Sept. 1, 2020, and Nov. 15, 2021, to be eligible for consideration.
  • Products submitted for acceptance in the agriculture irrigation, golf and sports field irrigation, and landscape irrigation categories must be an integral part of an irrigation system in order to deliver, disperse or manage water for irrigation.
Choosing the Winners

Products will be evaluated by a panel of judges based on innovative and/or “changed-for-the-better” qualities; increased or improved irrigation, water or energy efficiency; ease of use; cost benefits; time savings and design quality.

One winner in each category will receive

  • an award suitable for display.
  • free publicity to industry media, including social media posts and a press release.
  • customized new product contest logo artwork for company marketing.
  • recognition on the Irrigation Show website.
  • recognition in the Winter issue of Irrigation Today (ag irrigation and specialty ag irrigation categories).
  • recognition in the January issue of Irrigation & Green Industry (landscape irrigation, specialty landscape irrigation, golf and sports field irrigation, and landscape lighting categories).

Disclaimer: The Education Week+ new product contest entries are judged by a panel of industry experts based on information provided by the competition entrants. The new product contest award is not a warranty, endorsement or approval of these products.

Past Winners

View past new product contest winners.