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    01/17

    Official Start

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    04/14

    Submission Deadline

  • blue-ribbon

    05/02

    Winners Announced

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    05/19

    ePals Choice Winner Announced

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Join us in congratulating all the young inventors from around the world who created inventions that make the world a better place! From the hundreds of exceptional entries, a panel of ePals and Smithsonian judges present the 10 winners.
Voting ends May 18th. Winner announced May 19th.

It’s your turn to select your favorite from among the winners! Show your support. Vote now!


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Individual Winners

Winner: Ages 5-7
solar-safety-leash-1

Solar Safety Leash

Ella W., Age 6
Maryland, United States

8773 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
cot-cart-1

CotCart

Matthew W., Age 9
Maryland, United States

103747 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
3-in-1-tick-1

3-in-1 Tick Remover

Megan L., Age 11
Maryland, United States

4585 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
smoke-mask-1

Smoke Mask Delivery System

Chase L., Age 14
North Carolina, United States

4412 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
3Di-1

3Di "The Third Eye" - Object Recognition for the Visually Impaired

Arjun D., Age 14
Indiana, United States

42534 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
geothermal-solar

Geothermal Cooling System for Optimizing Desert Solar Cells

Ben Y., Age 15
New York, United States

188025 Votes

Team Winners

Winner: Ages 5-7
clean-green-mower-1

Clean Green Mower

Megan, Mikayla, Kenedie, Ella, Kate, Bellana, Ella, Addison
Virginia, United States

20032 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
teachers-toolkit

The Teacher's Toolkit

Alex K., Owen M.
New Jersey, United States

21322 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
fcps-school-bus-tracker

FCPSchool Bus Tracker

Johnny P., Kiran S.
Virginia, United States

54588 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
twinbine

TwinBine

Paul, Ross, Kyle, Tyler, Calvin, Brandon
Pennsylvania, United States

257368 Votes