InCon/ Tech Challenge 2022

Entry Advancement

Your entry has advanced to the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.

Congratulations! You have placed as a top student in the United States through your Invention Convention program, and we are honored to invite you to represent your state in the Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals 2022 competition. This year’s exciting event will be held June 1- 3 at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. Please consider this letter your official invitation to compete.

Celebrate and collaborate.

By earning your spot at U.S. Nationals Invention, you will meet young inventors just like yourself from around the country. The top student inventors will take over The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to pitch their ideas alongside some of the world’s most impactful inventions, inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

Small Scholarships/ What is the cost to compete and what is included in my registration?

Inventor registration is $325 and each accompanying guest is $350.  All finalists will receive an official Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals t-shirt, a certificate of participation, a fun swag bag with goodies, access to the Awards Ceremony on Friday June 3, most meals during the event, transportation to and from The Henry Ford to local hotels during the event an annual Family Membership with Rides to The Henry Ford good for one year (Membership allows for unlimited visits for the inventor and his/her family to visit for one calendar year). 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

We know there will be a lot of questions regarding your participation in the Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals 2022. Please check out our FAQ page for answers. It would be a good idea to read through this page before registering. Questions regarding how to film your video, judging, logbooks, display boards, awards and many more are answered.

We look forward to getting to know you and your invention, as well as celebrating your hard work and dedication.   Congratulations again and see you at The Henry Ford.

In the Fremont News

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Invention Convention Nationals Award Ceremony

Schedule for the event:

Wednesday 6/1:

 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Check-In and Setup

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: Orientation (optional)

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch

3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Orientation (optional)

5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: Dinner in Greenfield Village

Thursday 6/2:

 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Judging

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch

1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.: Judging

Friday 6/3:

 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: Inventor Showcase

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Inventor Group Photo

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Activating Invention Experts: A Panel Discussion

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Dinner

5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Pre-Ceremony Activity

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: Awards Ceremony

8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: Display Breakdown and Departure

Invention Convention U.S. Nationals