Welcome to the 11th Annual Butterworth Competition and 7th Annual Beall Competition! Thank you for your interest in joining in one or both of the competitions. Here you'll find general information of each of the competitions which includes rules and guidelines, prospective judges, schedules, and deadlines. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to bbcomp@uci.edu.

Intent To Participate:
https://tinyurl.com/bbcompintent21

2021 Beall Butterworth Competition Workshop #2 Registration:
https://bbcomp21workshop2.eventbrite.com

Workshop #1 Presentation Slides
Watch Workshop #1 - Intro to Key Design Concepts:

Watch the 2021 Beall and Butterworth Competition Virtual Kick Off:

Beall Student Design Competition at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Offered to encourage the creation of new technologies, or solutions to current design problems that have the potential for commercialization. Ideas and products are evaluated on their technological merits as well as potential to impact the marketplace. Students are encouraged to submit new product ideas that involve the development of hardware and devices. Products that entail integration are acceptable as long as there is a substantial development effort.

The competition is open to all UCI students. Teams must be composed of at least two (2) students, one (1) of which must be enrolled at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

Butterworth Product Development Competition at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Is a product development competition designed to encourage the creation of new technologies with potential for commercialization. Ideas and products are evaluated on their technological merits and potential to impact the marketplace. Students are encouraged to submit new products that involve the development of software and systems. Products that entail integration are acceptable as long as there is a substantial development effort.

The competition is open to all UCI students. Teams must be composed of at least two (2) students, one (1) of which must be enrolled at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.

Prizes for each competition are:
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,500
3rd Place: $3,500

Competition Highlights
We are proud of all of our Beall Student Design and Butterworth Product Development students who have participated in these two great programs. Please enjoy some of our special moments with our competition's alumni, mentors, judges, sponsors and our schools. We've had a lot of fun over the years and we're looking forward to the next set of entrepreneurial ideas as we kick-off our best year yet.