2019 Competition



By now, I’m sure you’ve been wondering why you have not heard anything about the next 48HR Student Design Competition. We have been making some improvements in our organization while working to make this competition as vibrant as always within our esteemed packaging community.

With that in mind the 48HR Student Design Competitions will be held in April of 2019 –the weekend of April 12th – 14th. We will have large companies sponsor the event providing design challenges as well as their financial support. Right now, Coca-Cola has contributed a design challenge for the 2019 event just as they did in 2016!

Please bear with us during this transition and be on the lookout for new and exciting announcements for 2019.

Be excited! Be there!


A panel of distinguished industry professionals will jury all submissions.

Winners will receive an award and great scholarships, provided by our sponsors:
$3,000 for 1st place
$2,000 for 2nd place
$1,000 for 3rd place


Registration deadline for the 2019 competition will be April 10th, 2019.

Registration will open soon!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email: competition@48hrrepack.com


This contest is open to all students enrolled in a design or packaging related program in a recognized College or University in the United States. Teams made up of eligible students are also encouraged. Agents and employees of the sponsoring companies are excluded from entering. Entrants must be 18 years or older.

Event presented by the Institute of Packaging Professionals, Southeastern Chapter