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2020 California Invention Convention Scheduled – Registration Is Open !
NOTE: Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, we have decided that in the interests of everyone’s health, the California Invention Convention will be held virtually this year. We are in the process of restructuring the event and details will be forthcoming. In the meantime, registration is open for Student and Judges. See instructions below.
Our virtual state-wide Invention Convention is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020. Important dates along with requirements for inventions / displays / videos are found at 2020 California Invention Convention Finals.
Finalists from the state Invention Convention are invited to attend the 2020 National Invention Convention held at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn MI from June 3-June 5th 2020.
Students – Registration Instructions here
Judges – Registration Instructions here
Volunteers – As the event will be virtual, we will not be needing volunteers this year. We would be delighted if you would would be willing to be a judge — otherwise, thank you for thinking of us and we hope to see you in 2021!
Teachers wishing to register their class for the 2020 California Invention Convention need to contact Brenda Payne
California Invention Convention Inventors honored at State Capitol in Sacramento
On January 13, in honor of Kid Inventors Day, January 17 (also Benjamin Franklin’s birthday), the California Invention Convention went to the State Capitol Building in Sacramento to meet with our Assembly Members and Senators to introduce them to Invention Education. Read more.
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.