LFS|US is proud to present The Feeding 9 Billion Challenge!

It is a 48-hour online case competition open to students from all faculties and challenges students to create sustainable solutions to food system issues. It is based on the premise that the world's population is projected to be 9 billion by the year 2050. The topic will be given on the day of. 

Grand prize of $1000, 2nd place: $500, 3rd place: $250 

Interdisciplinary: teams of 4-5 people from at least 2 faculties


  • Receive guidance from mentors!

  • Build teamwork skills and make friends! 

  • Free of charge! 

You can sign up as an individual, with a buddy, or as a complete team! Formal teams will be assigned prior to the event.

Solutions can come in all forms. Your team can create a business plan, propose an education program or any other initiatives!

Students will be mentored by professionals and experts in sustainable food systems and other relevant fields. 

This is UBC's sixth year of running the event, which was instituted at University of Guelph and now takes place at several different Canadian Universities.


Free of charge!


Friday, November 6, 2020


Sunday, November 8, 2020


At the comfort of your home!


Zoom meeting link will be given at later date.


Registration Deadline

October 30, 2020

Registration Form

Please fill out this registration form by clicking the button below. 


If you’re registering as a team, have everyone fill out the registration form and indicate your team name.

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Land and Food Systems Undergraduate Society 

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MacMillian Building

64 - 2357 Main Mall | Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

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