Education Technology

Have your students connect and learn together in the classroom or remotely to take a bite out of this exciting challenge.

Design a product that automates or optimises a process or product related to food, then use coding and TI technology to build a model of the solution.

Win TI Technology and More

Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 teams.

First Place (Grand Prize)

  • Each winning team will receive for their school a pack of 3 x TI-Innovator™ Rovers, 3 x TI-Innovator™ Hub and 3 x TI Graphing Calculators.
  • Each Team member and Teacher Mentor will receive a TI Graphing Calculator of his or her choice along with a Gold Medal and Certificate.

It’s simple to get started and gets tougher as it goes along.

Judging at each round will be based on the definition of problem, the purpose of the solution, creativity, clarity of description and realistic accomplishment. View the contest rules here »

Opening Round: Pitch Your Idea

Identify an everyday process or product that your team wants to optimise, or a problem that your team wants to solve. Then, envision what your team would build – anything from an automated lolly dispenser to a model of a smart irrigation system – let imaginations run wild.

You have 2,000 characters (including spaces) or fewer to pitch your idea, which will determine the teams that will advance to the next round.

When you’re ready: Click the button to open the submission form. Once there, provide your team and contact information, then type or copy-and-paste your proposal into the appropriate field, and you’re in!

Enter your proposal
Deadline for submissions: 16th October, 3pm AEST.

Qualifying Round: Design the Solution

Up to 100 teams from the Opening Round will be invited to submit their full project plan and design. The teams advancing to the second round of the Contest will receive a Project Plan Packet and a contest t-shirt.

Semifinals: Build It

Up to 10 teams will take the next step: bring their ideas to life.

To create their project each semifinal team will receive on loan:

  • Choice of TI graphing calculator
  • TI-Innovator Hub™ with TI Launchpad™ Board
  • TI-Innovator™ Rover
  • TI-Innovator™ accessories
  • $50 supplies allowance for any additional project materials
  • One-hour consultation with a TI expert

Each team must create and submit a video showcasing their final, completed project.

Finals: One Ultimate Winner

The judges will review the videos and select up to five finalists, then the world will vote to determine the ultimate champions.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 teams!