2020 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition


The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is intended to enlighten students and engineering, design, and architecture professionals about aluminum extrusions' superior advantages and many applications.

Enter your unique designs in the 2020 Aluminum Design Competition! Show off your talent, ingenuity and creativity by designing components, systems and/or products that feature aluminum extrusions.

Cash Prizes & Student Scholorship Awards

Your design could win money! Enter the Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition to compete for cash prizes and student scholarships totaling $27,000. One Grand Prize $3,500, awarded across all categories and classes

Professional Class – $11,500 in Cash awards
Structural /Architectural - $2,000
Transportation - $2,000
Engineered Products - $2,000
Alternative Energy - $2,000
Student Class – $15,500 will be presented as cash awards
First Place - $5,000
Second Place - $4,000
Third Place - $3,000
Bonnell Sustainable Design Award - $3,500

Design Competition Tracks

The 2020 Design Competition offers two possible tracks to compete in:

Student Class

The Student Class is open to students currently enrolled in high school, college/university, technical school, or graduate school.

  • Scholarships are awarded for First, Second, and Third Place
  • Scholarship for special Sustainable Design Category also available

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Bonnell Aluminum
The ET Foundation is grateful to Bonnell Aluminum for their sponsorship of the
2020 Student Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition awards.

Professional Class

The Professional Class is open to designers, engineers, architects, manufacturers and others who design components and systems.

Cash prizes are awarded in four categories:

  • Architectural/Structural
  • Transportation
  • Engineered Products
  • Alternative Energy

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