Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Awards

The Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Awards Competition, sponsored by EOPD-208 Extension Committee, promotes excellence in informational materials which contribute to the understanding of agricultural and biological engineering subjects outside of the traditional classroom setting. All members are encouraged to submit their new extension materials for peer evaluation. New material is considered that was produced in the 18 months prior to the entry deadline, January 25. For example, educational materials created in July 2020 are eligible for submission in the 2022 competition.

Winners will be recognized in print and with presentation of their Blue Ribbon Certificate at the Annual international Meeting. This is an opportunity to recognize authors who do exceptional work and provide educational leadership beyond the classroom.

Bilingual publications, those in a non-English language and translations will be accepted. If you plan to submit a non-English language publication please contact the category judge early so a qualified judge or translator can be identified.

All entries need to be submitted by a member of ASABE by January 25 to  Entry forms will be available on this site, in December. The entry form includes the criteria on which the entry will be judged.  If you have any questions, please send them to

Past Winners

Overall Competition Guidelines

Entry forms will be available in December and must be returned by January 25.