Jared Hare, Myles Kovacs, Chip Foose, and Alex Parker
SEMA Launch Pad is the ultimate product-pitching competition and the chance of a lifetime for automotive entrepreneurs to introduce their product or service to the world.
The 2022 competition to win the grand prize package of $92,000, including $75,000 in cash, is well underway. With industry judges Chip Foose of Foose Design, Jared Hare of Addictive Desert Designs, Myles Kovacs of DUB magazine and TIS Wheels, and Alex Parker of Redline Detection inspecting the products and asking the tough questions, the candidates bring out all the stops in an attempt to make it to the next round.
Armadillo Shell: Camper shell with a retractable roof aimed primarily at the construction industry and for outdoor enthusiasts.
Sidewall Repair Kits: Kit that allows consumers to repair the sidewall of their off-road tires without removing the tire from the vehicle.
Automatic Tire Inflator: An aftermarket adapter system that can be installed between a rotor and a wheel to allow air from an onboard compressor to inflate and deflate tires while a vehicle is moving.
6 Speed Automatic Transmission Retrofit Kit: System used to retrofit older model RWD and 4WD vehicles with small transmission tunnels with a 6-speed automatic.
Thread Wizard: Tool that removes all grime, dirt, surface rust and fouling from a bolt in a fraction of the time when compared to traditional methods.
AUTIX: Platform dedicated to highlighting not just a vehicle, but the owner behind the wheel, their unique story, and a curated value metric for their specialty ride.
HyperPack: Modular EV battery pack system that allows builders to easily configure a custom high voltage battery system for their electric vehicle project.
ACME Big Stick Traction Enhancement Module: Rear suspension module that rearranges factory IRS into a 4-link suspension for better traction and adjustability on Dodge/Mopar performance vehicles.
Stealth and Delta Car Shovels: Premium indestructible shovels that are easy to stow and mount on various vehicle racks and platforms.
TRAC Tire Jack: Tool designed to make removing or installing a wheel/tire from a vehicle safer, simpler, and easier.
RevMatch Smartphone App – Digital app that allows gearheads the ability to manage vehicle projects from end-to-end with real time parts data and inspirational content, all in the palm of their hands.
Test Drive CoPilot Technology Platform: System designed to help properly perform, document and invoice for ADAS safety system verification testing, dynamic calibrations, seat belt function tests and more.
Quick Lift Engine Stand: Tool that gives users the ability to lift an engine without the use of an engine crane for inspection, repair, or modifications.
Smart Air Intakes: Air intake that uses a patented Force Air Induction (FAI) technology to improve air intake stability for volumetric efficiency.
Truck Trolley: Roller tray accessory that improves the convenience and accessibility of truck beds by allowing users access to items that would normally be a challenge to reach.
Value: Up to $92,000
Value: Up to $27,000
Value: Up to $12,000
5 Competitors: Total Prize Value: Up to $4,000
Value: Up to $8,000
All award taxes are the sole responsibility of the award-winning company. Tax liability is based on the value of the prizes. All award winners must complete a W-9 in order to receive a prize.
*No changes are permitted to the booth layout or location within the Pavilion. Company does not accrue SEMA Show seniority points by reason of exhibiting at a 2022 SEMA Show kiosk booth in the New Products Showcase area or the turn-key exhibit space with premium placement in the Launch Pad Pavilion at the 2022 SEMA Show. Company may purchase up to two (2) additional exhibitors passes beyond the complimentary allotment of two (2) exhibitor badges for use by company staff and/or spouse.
**SEMA membership dues are based on business type and annual sales. Maximum value of SEMA membership is $2,000.
*Please review the full Terms & Conditions for prize package
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The SEMA Launch Pad is the automotive specialty equipment's ultimate competition for budding entrepreneurs who are ready to introduce their products to a worldwide audience.
While the competition has supported young creators since 2013, the age limit has been removed to make it easier for more participants to qualify. There's also more cash prizes, and more participants than ever will be featured in SEMA's publications and social media channels.
If you have a product or service for the automotive industry, we want to hear from you!