Diverse School Children
Where inventors and entrepreneurs get their start

Serving K-12 students, educators, and schools in the Virginia and Greater Washington D.C. area

Why Join Invention DC-Virginia?

We are the local affiliate of Invention Convention Worldwide, a place all young learners have access to innovation, invention, and entrepreneurial learning to gain the confidence and skills to control their own destiny.

Be Part of the Movement


Step 1

Sign up

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Sign up now to connect and receive up-to-date information about the program and instructions for participation.

Step 2

Regional Expo


Registration Deadline April 1, 2024

Northern VA-DC Regional Expo

April 6, 2024

Norfolk Regional Expo April 20, 2024

Showcase your invention at the regional expo to meet other inventors, professionals, and receive feedback.

Step 3

State Convention


Registration Deadline

April 21, 2024

State Convention Virtual Judging from

April 21-27, 2024

State Convention Award Announcement

April 28, 2024

Advance to the State Expo to showcase your invention and earn a spot at the National Competition.

Step 4

National Convention (in-person)

National Convention June 5-7, 2024

Advance to the National Competition to showcase your invention in June.


Guidance for video, display board, and logbook.

Rubric & Supporting Material

The 8th annual event will be held in 2024

U.S. National Invention Convention

Coming soon


Our Sponsors & Partners

Our program is free to educators and students across Virginia and DC,

thanks to our amazing sponsors and partners!

Interested in partnerships or becoming a judge?

Please complete the form below or email us at inventvirginia@gmail.com. Thanks!

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An Innovative and Supportive Community

Join thousands of school-aged students and educators across the nation to give students the opportunity to showcase their ideas, build confidence, and innovate.

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7054 Haycock Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043

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