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2020 U.S. Nationals Update:

The 5th Annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals is now a virtual competition!

Congratulations to all of the student inventors who have been invited to join us. Our judges are currently reviewing our U.S. Nationals inventor’s projects.

The Invention Convention U.S. Nationals awards ceremony, presented by Raytheon Technologies, will be a Facebook Watch Party taking place on Thursday, July 2 at 7 PM EDT.  It will also be posted on this website after the event.

We look forward to celebrating our young inventors and continuing to ignite the spark innovation, invention and entrepreneurship in students across the nation.

If you are seeking information about a local competition, please click here.

Through Invention Convention Worldwide, you can introduce your students to a world in which they will solve their own problems and gain the confidence and 21st-century skills to invent their own future. The STEM + Invention + Entrepreneurship (STEMIE) experiential learning program offers:

  • Hands-on, real-world, project-based learning activities
  • Free curriculum
  • Professional development workshops
  • Exciting events at school, state and national levels
  • Easy to implement and flexible for use in any classroom, after school program, camp, library, museum, maker space and more
  • Adaptable to meet diverse student needs and a broad range of disciplines and accessible to virtually any young learner

More than 100,000 K-12 inventors from across the United States and elsewhere compete each year at local events to showcase their inventions at the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals on the floor of Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation alongside some of the most iconic inventions in American history.


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