Empower Students Through Inventions

Tap into students’ innate desires and abilities to identify problems and create meaningful solutions

A Flexible Curriculum

The Invention Virginia - DC program provides a free, flexible, and standards-based (aligned to NGSS and Common Core) to activate invention education in your classroom or program

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Adapt to My Existing Classroom Curriculum

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Add as a New Classroom or After-school Curriculum

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Showcase Opportunities for Every Student

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1. Regional Expo

Students may choose to participate in the Regional Expo, State Convention, or both. Students have the option to participate virtually and/or in-person.

March 9, 2024 - Registration opens for participating in the Regional Expo and State Convention.

April 8, 2024- Application deadline for participating in the Regional Expo.

April 13, 2024 - In-person Regional Expo in Falls Church, VA.

April 20, 2024 - In-person Regional Expo in Norfolk, VA

2. State Convention

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Educators should encourage selected students to improve their submission based on feedback received at the Regional Expo. The State Convention will be held virtually.

April 21, 2024 - Application deadline for participating in the State Convention.

April 21-27, 2024 - Virtual judging for State Convention.

April 28, 2024 - Virtual award announcement.

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3. National Convention

A select number of students will get the opportunity to showcase in-person at the National Convention.

Educators should encourage selected students to improve their submission based on feedback received.

June 5-7, 2024 - The National Convention will be held in-person at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan.

Supporters are encouraged tune in and help celebrate all of our inventors at the awards ceremony on June 7.


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Rubric & Supporting Material

The 8th annual event will be held in 2024

U.S. National Invention Convention

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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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Have questions?

Reach out to us at inventvirginia@gmail.com.

We look forward to hearing from you and will try our best to respond as soon as possible!

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7054 Haycock Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043

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