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Schedule Announced for 2022 California Invention Convention

We will add details as they are finalized.  Find the schedule here.

 Professional Development Day – September 25, 2021

California Invention Convention Professional Development is still scheduled for September 25, 2021 at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education.  It will be an all day session – from 8:00 AM – 3:30PM.  This training is open to all California teachers.  Click here for more information as well as to register –  Professional Development .

Congratulations to California Invention Convention Winners at the Global Invention Convention

Six winners from the California Invention Convention were selected at the 2021 Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals on June 24, 2021 to attend the Global Invention Convention which was held on Friday evening, August 20, 2021.  The selected participants from Califonia included Anish Bhethanabotla, Ava Gunther, the team of Christopher and Nicholas Kwok, and Zander Ross.  Read more about these young inventors.  Selection for participation in this prestigious event – which includes competition with 180 young inventors from all over the world  – is a quite an acknowlegement of the creativity and value of their inventions.. We are so proud of all of them!

A special congratulations to Zander Ross who won 1st prize for grades 3-5 and to Christopher and Nicholas Kwok who won 1st prize for grades 9-10. These young people have reached the highest level of recognition in the world of Invention Conventions!!

California Invention Convention Winners at the National Invention Convention.

On Thursday, June 24th, winners were announced for the 2021 Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.  Several Calfornia inventors were recognized.  Read about them here.

2021 California Invention Convention & Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to all the inventors participating in the 2021 California Invention Convention!!  Each participant brought their inspiration and passion and hard work — and our judges were so impressed.  And if you missed the awards ceremony or would like to view it again, here is the YouTube link.  The video is 40 minutes and was produced for us by our Premier Sponsor, Maxim 

We want to thank our Premier Sponsor Maxim Integrated for their continued support as well as all the other sponsors and our online judges. They made this event possible.  Click here for the list of participants and their inventions.  Here are all  award winners and their inventions.

  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.
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