How To Participate

INVENT IDAHO STATE FINALS QUALIFIERS REGISTER  by clicking  HERE

or copy/paste this url into your browser:

https://goo.gl/forms/KGxMfCPZmnjQ1gsD3

DEADLINE TO REGISTER:  FEBRUARY 16.

ONLY inventors who have qualified at a Regional event may register for the State Finals.

State Finals schedule and hotel information listed below.  Note hotel block deadline!

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IMPORTANT DATES:

INVENT IDAHO SOUTHWEST REGIONAL 2018:  Saturday, January 27, 2018  JUMP CENTER IN BOISE

Parents of qualifying Southwestern Regional inventors do NOT need to register on-line.  Check in at the designated time.  No need to register on-line ahead of time.  There will be a media release for you to fill out at check in OR you can do it at the link directly below.  There is no fee to parents of qualifying inventors.

 

Media Release link: https://goo.gl/forms/VRCkGLP5dpQdBsUf1

Southwestern Invent Idaho Schedule 2018

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INVENT IDAHO SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL 2018 HAS A NEW HOME!

 WELCOME TO IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY AND REGIONAL COORDINATOR  Virginia Jones!

THE SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL 2018 EVENT WILL BE HELD  January 26 and 27th  AT IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY IN POCATELLO.

Student Union Building Ballroom.  Must qualify to participate.

CONTACT Virgina Jones FOR MORE INFORMATION:  jonevir2@isu.edu

Southeast Idaho Qualifiying Students Register here

or copy/paste this url into your browser  

https://goo.gl/h49tQn

Southeast Idaho Invent Idaho Regional Agenda (2)

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Invent Idaho North Idaho Regional Schedule 2018

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“Pitch” information for State may be found under the “Learn More” tab of this Invent Idaho website.

Selected inventions will be eligible to attend the National Invention Convention.  More information on the “Learn More” tab on this website.

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For an overview of how to get started, check out this link provided by the Linford family:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Joan7gC3L1Q

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 STATE COORDINATOR:  Beth Brubaker

208-660-4349   bethbr@inventidaho.com

NORTH IDAHO REGIONAL COORDINATOR :  Welcome Tammy Cass  

tcassinventidaho@gmail.com

Southwestern Regional Coordinator :  Stephanie Lee    Welcome Stephanie!

  sleeidaho@outlook.com

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL COORDINATOR:  Welcome Virginia Jones!

jonevir2@isu.edu


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INVENT IDAHO STATE FINALS SCHEDULE 

Date:  MARCH 2-3, 2018 

Location:  University of Idaho in Moscow

WHERE: University Of Idaho in the Bruce M. Pitman Center (Formally the SUB). Grand Ballroom

Address: 709 Deakin St., Moscow, ID. Link to campus map www.uidaho.edu/about/maps

Friday,  March 2 *Times are Pacific Standard Time

12:00PM – 5:00PM                 Invention Check In  and Tour Sign-Ups begin

1:00PM – 4:00PM                    Special Tours and Science Demonstrations**

**You and your child will love the U of I presentations!  Don’t miss them!

Note: Judging begins at 5:00PM; no students present please.

Saturday,  March 3

***8:00 AM                            Call back list of students posted to “pitch” their invention

***9:00AM- 10:00AM            Selected students “pitch” their inventions to judges

 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM                Public Viewing and Photo Opportunity with LA TV host Gray Bright

11:00 AM-12:30pm                KEYNOTE PRESENTATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

                                                Emcee:  Gray Bright, host of LA’s “Tomorrow Show”

Ice Cream Social to follow the awards ceremony! Let’s celebrate!!!!!!

Awards for Projects

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place ribbons in every grade division & category!  1st place medals
  • BEST OF CATEGORY winners each receive a 2018 State Winner Plaque and a Science kit!    
  • BEST OF SHOW:  2 Best of Show winners will each receive a plaque and a Lego EV3 robotics kit.  Winners will be invited to display their inventions at the Idaho State Capitol Building for Invent Idaho Day in March.  FREE Patent Search to one young inventor! Invitations to Nationals to selected winners.

Note: Awards are presented to the project. Duplicate awards are not provided for each team member, so please decide ahead of time which partner receives award.

NOTE: The Nationals attendees will be selected by an independent team of judges, separate from those who judge the ribbon placing.  They will be looking deeper than just the 3 places awarded ribbons.   Sometimes there are so many in one grade level/category, that even amazing inventions may only get 4th place.  In addition, the pitches that SOME students give will be instrumental in the independent judges’ decision, though not being called to give a pitch did not necessarily eliminate them from consideration.  The independent judges will select their own 17 inventors to go to Nationals.

 

Hotel Accommodations: For overnight accommodations, a guest room block has been reserved at the Best Western Plus University Inn. A daily hot breakfast buffet is complimentary, and each guest (over 21) receives a complimentary beverage coupon. Complimentary wireless internet service and shuttle service to the local airport are also offered.  For additional information, please visit www.uinnmoscow.com

For reservations, please call (208)882-0550/(800)325-8765 and mention Invent Idaho. You may also make your reservation at http://www.uinnmoscow.com/reservation-form2.aspx   A guest room block and special group rates are being held until February 10, 2017. The group name must be mentioned to receive the special ratePlease make reservations directly with the hotel as the travel websites and Best Western International online reservations will not have information regarding our group rate.

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Please note:  Patent law has recently changed. Participants in Invent Idaho MAY BE giving up their patent rights by displaying their inventions to the public. Check out a provisional patent and more information at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website link here or copy/paste this link:  https://www.uspto.gov/

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Both I3 and Invent Idaho are non-profit 501c3 organizations, eligible for tax deductions.