UAF School of Management


Getting Started

  1. Review the About Page for information on Judging Criteria, Eligibility, Competition Rules, and Intellectual Property.
  2. While on the About Page pick an age division. Note selection process and awards vary.
  3. Submit your Idea

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Arctic Innovation Competition (AIC) was created by Dr. Ping Lan and launched in 2009. Hosted by the UAF School of Management, the competition is Alaska’s original idea contest that awards over $25,000 in cash prizes. The AIC is easy to enter–no developed product or business plan required. Individuals and teams of all ages may enter and there is no entry fee.