Join us across the street from the SAVMA conference hotel at the legendary Hard Rock CafĂ©!  

Great music, tasty food and drinks, and rockin’ fun paired with a live competition.
THE IDEA promotes innovation within the veterinary community - all powered by VetPrep.

 With over $17,500 in prizes, this event is not to be missed. 
Come cheer on your fellow veterinary students and have a great time!




The Idea is an innovation competition exclusively for veterinary students aimed at spurring creativity and innovation directed toward animals, veterinarians, and/or veterinary students.

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Be sure to check out the important dates for Season Two's competition. Know when to submit your idea, when to the semi-finalists and finalists are selected and the final step to possibly being the next winner of THE IDEA.

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Name School
Michael Congiusta Minnesota
Cory Erb Washington State
William Aqeel Midwestern

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