Dates & Fees

Contest Dates

  • Applications open – June 1
  • Application deadline – Aug. 1
  • Contestants sent acceptance – Aug. 15
  • Product presentations and judging – week of Oct. 10
  • Product setup at the Irrigation Show – Dec. 6
  • Announcement of winners – Dec. 8

Fees

  • $1,000 – first product
  • $550 – each additional product (A separate agreement form must be submitted per entry.)

Payment is required at the time of application submission for each entry. The entry will not be considered until full payment is received. Payments not received by Aug. 31 will be disqualified.

NEW 2022 Policies
  • A nonrefundable $50 application fee is included in the submission for each entry.
  • If a product is determined ineligible to compete in the contest, the IA will refund the full payment minus the application and any credit card fees submitted.
  • Contest withdrawals must be submitted in writing.
  • No refunds after Aug. 31, 2022.

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A nonrefundable $50 application fee is included in the submission for each entry.