Enter the 2020 PPA Student Design Challenge

What is the PPA Student Design Challenge?

Each year, the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) challenges students in leading packaging design programs to show off their design skills, innovative capacity and savvy in meeting real-world customer needs and marketing scenarios. The winning teams and schools earn cash prizes and bragging rights.

Who is Eligible to Enter?

Undergraduate students enrolled in packaging, industrial and/or graphic design programs from across North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico). Enter as an individual or a team.

What is the 2020 Student Design Challenge?

Design a packaging toolkit for educators to be distributed by the TICCIT® (Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees) program and engage third through fifth graders in an environmental and educational activity that highlights the renewability and sustainability of paper and paperboard packaging.

How Do We Get Started?

If you and/or your classmates are up for the challenge, the best way to get started is to fill out the entry form.

Help us spread the word!

Do you know other students who may be interested in participating in the 2019 PPA Student Design Challenge?  Help us reach talented designers through social media and word of mouth.

  • Tweet about the Challenge with #PPA2020
  • Send this page to a friend

Good Luck!

Need More Information?
Contact us at ppa@afandpa.org or 202-463-2700.

Download the Challenge Forms