ELIGIBILITY AND RULES
The Illinois Student Invention Convention is the culmination of students creating an invention that addresses a problem of their choosing. The convention takes place in two parts:
After submitting their registration materials, student finalists meet in online judging circles with judges and other students to answer questions about their projects and share feedback. The top scoring projects are invited to be celebrated at the in-person student winner showcase and awards.
Student Winner Showcase & Awards
Event that takes place at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago to educate, connect, and celebrate the state’s top student inventors. Festivities include:
- Hands-on educational workshop offerings for
students, teachers, and family members
- Awards Ceremony
In order to compete, students must have participated in a registered program site and received an invitation to compete by their site leader. These student finalists represent their site at the virtual judging competition.
Student finalists will receive a direct link to our online registration page that they must complete with their site leader, parent, or guardian. To complete registration, student finalists will need to upload the following: