Invention Convention for Student Inventors

Find the inventor within you—and learn what you can accomplish when you set out to do something great.

Invent Something For Real!

Invention Convention Can Open a Door to Your Future

Get the tools and guidance you need to identify problems that affect your world, and come up with solutions to solve them. Learn how to turn your ideas into inventions—and your inventions into real products and services that can help people in their daily lives.

Spread Invention

Invention Convention Goes Everywhere and Anywhere

Invention Conventions happen through schools, after-school programs, clubs and other organizations. State and local Invention Convention programs are springing up all over the world!

Event Schedule

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

ICW Inventor Alumni Panel

We’re thrilled to present a star panel of recent Invention Convention participants who have gone on to great success: Tennessee teen Maddox Pritchard, who scored big on Shark Tank for his invention Measuring Shovel, and Norah Kalb, inventor and founder of Ray-Board, a product she brought to market. Other inventors from across the country will join us for this panel discussion of star students. Q&A to follow. Hosted by Kid Reporter Lino Marrero.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ICW Expert Panel

Now’s your chance to ask questions of the experts, including Julie Montoya, a Raytheon Intelligence & Space lead systems engineer on a space program, and Donna Groth, Collins Aerospace technical project manager for the Mars Rover Optics program. Open to the public. Hosted by Kid Reporter Arianna Anderson. 

6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals Awards Ceremony

Join us Live from the Yellow Carpet at 6:45pm ET to see the celebrities of the evening and countdown to the big event. The Awards Ceremony begins at 7:00pm ET

Useful Links

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Invention Log

Track your progress from coming up with an idea right on through to presenting a prototype.

See card : Video Guidelines

Video Guidelines

Learn how to prepare a video that effectively communicates key aspects of your presentation to competition judges.

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Use your experience to mentor the student inventors who are following in your footsteps.

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