March 1

Official Launch

Milestone 1

Official launch

Team Sign-ups for officially open

Guidance Webinar 1

Application closed

Milestone 2

Guidance Webinar 2

Milestone 3

Guidance Webinar 3

Milestone 4

Guidance Webinar 4

Milestone 5

Concept Submission Date

Winners announced

April 4

Milestone 1:

Applications Close

AVF Summit Awards Ceremony

Prize Money Paid Out

Team sign-ups officially close. Team members need to be registered and introductory information completed.

April 3

Guidance Webinar 1

Site Selection

Experts from the AVF community will share best practices in selecting your vertical farming design site.

April  8

Milestone 2

Site

Submissions for this milestone will showcase your progress on site selection and your thought process.

April 11

Guidance Webinar 2

Crop Selection

Experts from the AVF community will share best practices in selecting your vertical farming crop, and the trade-offs involved.

April 15

Milestone 3

Crops

Submissions for this milestone will showcase your progress on crop selection-get creative!

April 21

Guidance Webinar 3

Lighting

Experts from the AVF community will share best practices in selecting appropriate lighting solutions. You do not want to miss this!

April 29

Milestone 4

Kind of lighting and justification

Submissions for this milestone will showcase your progress on light selection, a vital part of a successful submission.

May 6

Guidance Webinar 4

Q&A and overall guidance/support

Experts from the AVF community will be available to offer advice, insight, and guidance. Don’t miss this chance to learn a lot!

May 13

Milestone 5

Design preview (snapshot of concept)

Submissions for this milestone will showcase your progress on the overall design, important as we near the final submission.

May 23

Concept Submission Date

Competition is closed, with final submissions due by 11:59PM PST.

May 30

Winners announced!

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June 13

AVF Summit Awards Ceremony

One member of the winning team pitches idea at AVF Summit 2016 & GreenTech 2016

June 20

Prize Money Paid Out

$5,000 winners, $3,000 (2nd), $1,500 (3rd).

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