Timeline

  • green_light

    01/17

    Official Start

  • red_light

    03/27

    Submission Deadline

  • blue-ribbon

    04/24

    Winners Announced

  • star

    05/04

    ePals Choice Winner Announced

Start

  • Decide:  Either complete the required four Invention steps or do all seven for a chance at a patent.
  • Look Ahead: Check the Scoring Guide now to see how your entry will be judged.
  • Plan Your Time: Make a schedule to complete each step and meet the deadline.

Develop

Polish

  • Review Your Entry: Ask a friend, teacher, or parent to read or view your entry and provide feedback.
  • Check the Official Rules and the scoring guide to make sure your entry is awesome.
  • Print and have your parent/guardian sign the parental release.

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    Allison Ella Kiran

    Running into speed bumps in your invention process? No worries! Post your questions here to get help from each other and our Invent It Student Ambassadors (winners from last year).

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