Call for Entries

The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is open only to students for 2023. Individual and/or team entries will be accepted through the entry due date. Students currently enrolled in high school, university, community college, trade, technical or design school are eligible to enter one or more designs. 

A Professional Design Competition is scheduled for 2024. Check back for details in fall 2023 for details.

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Your Ideas Taking Shape

The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition provides scholarship awards for top designs from students and cash awards for the extrusion application designs from professional product designers and engineers.

Enter your unique and original designs in the 2022 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. Show off your talent, ingenuity and creativity by designing components, systems, products or product assemblies that feature at least one extruded aluminum profile and highlight extrusion’s many advantages.

Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships totaling $15,500 are available to the winning entries in the following amounts:
$5,000    First Place
$4,000    Second Place
$3,000    Third Place
$3,500    Sustainable Design Award

Student Competition Sponsors
The ET Foundation is grateful to the following companies for sponsoring the 2022 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition student scholarships:

  • Almag Aluminum
  • MI Metals
  • Pennex Aluminum