Invention Convention Competitions

Where Student Inventors Meet and Compete

From the classroom through to national and international events, Invention Convention provides young inventors to compete against the best in the world.

U.S. Nationals

RTX Invention Convention U.S. Nationals 2024

RTX Invention Convention U.S. Nationals 2024 will be held June 5-7, 2024 at The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation

Learn More About U.S. Nationals

Americas

Invention Convention Americas

Invention Convention Americas 2024, presented by RTX, will be held during July and August of 2024

Learn More About Americas

Important Dates

2024 Invention Convention Worldwide Affiliate Competitions

California Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
April 13
In-person
California Railroad Museum
cainventionconvention.org

Connecticut Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
June 8
In-person
University of Connecticut
ctinventionconvention.org

Hillsborough County Public Schools

2024 State/Regional Finals
February 7
In-person — judging only, virtual awards
Tampa Convention Center
hillsboroughschools.org

Invent Idaho

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 1-2
In-person
University of Idaho
inventidaho.com

Invention Convention Indiana

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 9
In-person
Indiana State Museum

Western New York Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
April 28
In-person
Buffalo Museum of Science
wnyinventionconvention.org

Ohio Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
July 20
In-person showcase and awards
TBD (Ohio University)
inventionconvention.org/ohio

Invention Convention Massachusetts

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 16
In-person
Hopkinton High School

Florida Gulf Coast Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
February 17
In-person
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Meyers
edisonfairs.org/rif

Georgia Tech K-12 Inventure Prize

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 13
In-person
Georgia Tech
k12inventure.gatech.edu

Illinois Student Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
May 18
In-person showcase and awards
Southside YMCA
inventionconvention.chicagoinnovation.com

Maine Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 23
In-person
Downtown Bangor

Kansas City Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
April 11 — Judging, in-person - KC Convention Center
April 15 — Awards, in-person - Linda Hall Library
kcinvent.org

Kaleideum Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
March 21 - Elementary School
March 22 - Middle School
In-person
Kaleideum
kaleideum.org/invention-convention-home

Pennsylvania Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
February 7
In-person
PA Ed Tech Conference, Hershey PA
pa-inventionconvention.org/paic/events

Tennessee Invention Convention

2024 State/Regional Finals
February 22 - Elementary School
February 27 - Middle School
In person
Middle Tennessee State University
tninventionconvention.org/finals

Invention Convention Virginia

2024 State/Regional Finals
April 20
In-person
inventionvirginia.net

Impact

57%

Female inventor participants at U.S. Nationals

44%

Title 1 schools served

170K+

Students participate annually

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Where innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs get their start.

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Bringing Young Innovators Together

Winning inventors and entrepreneurs are invited to compete at these prestigious, high-profile annual events.

Competitions