Important Dates

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

  • 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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  • NOTE: Our original launch email had an error and stated the wrong deadline date. The deadline is March 2, 2018 as stated above and in the official rules. Thank you.