Interested in getting involved?
Contact the Chicago Student Invention Convention Program Director:
Do you enjoy solving problems? Do you have a great idea for an invention? If so, you have come to the right place!
If you are in grades K-8 and your school is one of this year’s participants in the Chicago Student Invention Convention, you are eligible to participate!
Basic participant rules and requirements are as follows:
Students may compete as an individual or as part of a team of 2, but not both. There may not be teams of more than 2 people. Both team members must be from the same grade. Both team members must be present for the judging and awards for the team to participate.
The Journal is a necessary step to document each participant’s creative process and is weighed heavily in the judges’ evaluation process; it must include the following:
Students participating as part of a team may complete one Team Journal. Both signatures/inventors must be present on the Team Journal.