Important Dates

Important Dates – 10th Annual Contest (2017-2018)

NOTE: These dates are for the 2017-2018 contest. We will be posting the new list of important dates for the 11th annual contest sometime in early September 2018.

  • Contest Period Begins: September 15, 2017
  • Contest Period Ends: March 2, 2018 (all entries must be postmarked by this date)
  • Finalists Announced: April 20, 2018
  • Finalists’ Inventions Received in Akron for Judging By: May 11, 2018
  • Winners and Runners-Up Announced: May 30, 2018
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