California Invention Convention
Our Thanks to our 2020 Premier Sponsor: MAXIM Integrated
Welcome to the California Invention Convention!! Note - Registration is only open for Judges and Volunteers. Student Registration opens February 24, 2020.
The California Invention Convention event is an annual celebration of K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from across California. The event provides a vehicle for youth inventors and entrepreneurs from grades K-12 to display their critical thinking skills through inventing, innovating, and entrepreneurial activities.
Each year, student “winners” from classroom competitions around California are invited to attend the state California Invention Convention.
In 2020, the California Invention Convention is being held on Saturday, April 25th at Maxim Integrated, 160 Rio Robles, San Jose. Students must register on this site in order to participate.
Students check in with their inventions at Maxim Integrated on April 25th from 8:00am to 9:30am. Early check-in is available on Friday, April 24th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The Convention includes judging of the inventions, a public viewing hour, and an awards ceremony which will conclude at 3:30pm.
IF YOU ARE AN INDEPENDENT INVENTOR (YOU ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH A SCHOOL REGISTERED FOR THE 2020 CALIFORNIA INVENTION CONVENTION), CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO REGISTER.
IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME TO THE SITE, YOU NEED TO CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT:
Students - REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 24: Go to the top of the page, click on "Create Account" and choose "Student". You can find detailed instructions on our website at Student Registration or you can download them as a PDF - Registration Instructions for Students
Judges: Go to the top of the page, click on "Create Account" and choose "Judge". You can find detailed instructions here
Volunteers: Go to the top of the page, click on "Create Account" and choose "Volunteer". You can find detailed instructions here.
Teachers -: TEACHER REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. If you or your school are not registered, contact Brenda Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONCE YOU CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT, YOU CAN COME BACK ANY TIME BY LOGGING IN AND CLICKING ON MY PROFILE