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April 13th 2024 California Invention Convention for Northern/Central California

The  2024 Northern & Central California Invention was a grand success.  Our venue  – the California State Railroad Museum – was a simply incredible place to hold our convention.

Big thanks to the Museum and their staff for their contribution in making this event so successful!

The results from our 2024 Convention are now posted here on our website.  Check out all the winners as well as the list of all the participants.  We are so proud of each and every one of our young inventors.

If you missed the Virtual Awards Ceremony – or want to see it again – here is the link.  The video is about 40 minutes.

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 Lemelson-MIT Professional Development Summer Workshop 2024 – June 12-14, 2024

Meet expert speakers, educators, and colleagues who will share activities and techniques that enable students from all walks of life to develop confidence in their ability to engage in STEM. Learn more here.


The California Invention Convention envisions a day when EVERY child in California has the chance to follow his/her natural curiosity, invent creative solutions to problems, and be inspired to achieve his/her highest level of personal accomplishment. Through these efforts, California’s future will be brighter and its workforce more capable and productive.

The California Invention Convention is a registered 501(c)(3) with a tax-exempt EIN 84-3492216.  We currently do not charge the schools or students for the curriculum or attendance at our annual event.  We rely strictly on sponsors and donations for which we are most grateful. Please donate here.

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