Show us your OFG!

By: Bethany Richardson


The second annual OFG contest is back, and better than ever! The top three IFT student members to snap a photo of the OFG sticker in the most creative location will win FREE registration to the 2013 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo!

It only takes 3 steps to win:

  1. Take a picture of the OFG sticker in a unique place around your city, campus, or on vacation Don’t have a sticker? Download your OFG here.
  2. Like “IFTSA” on Facebook and submit your photo through the Facebook photo app., or upload your photo to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #OFGIFT
  3. Get more votes by sharing with your friends and classmates

You may submit your photos between April 1 – May 14. Voting will start on May 15 and will close on May 31 at 12:00am CST.

Visit the IFTSA Facebook page to get all of the details. Good luck!


To give you some inspiration, IFTSA asked me to come up with a few fun examples- thank you to my labmates (and sweet dog!) for being my models!


OFG using the GC-O

Using the GC-O



Hidden in our lab's whiteboard mural

Hidden in our lab’s whiteboard mural


On Clarissa's experiments

On Clarissa’s experiments


Even Miss Callie is an OFG- although sometimes it gets her in trouble!

Sometimes being an OFG can get you in trouble!



Where will you show us your OFG?




Science Meets Food

The IFT Student Association (IFTSA) is a forward-looking, student-governed community of IFT members. Through competitions, scholarships, networking, and leadership opportunities, you’ll set yourself apart from your classmates (unless they’re members too).


  1. Love this! So fun! Can’t beat free registration to the AMFE…such a great experience.

    GC-O is a really neat tool. I have used it once in a Sensory class. I am currently using 2D-GC for my experiments, but GC-O really allows you to connect human perception to instrumental/analytical data.

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