Important Dates

Important Dates – 11th Annual Contest (2018-2019)

NOTE: This information applies to the 2018-2019 contest, which is now over. We will post new information regarding next year’s 12th annual contest sometime in September 2019.

  • Contest Period Begins: September 21, 2018
  • Contest Period Ends: DEADLINE EXTENDED: ENTRIES MUST NOW BE POST-MARKED BY MARCH 15th, 2019. (all entries must be postmarked by this date)
  • Finalists Announced: April19, 2019
  • Finalists’ Inventions Received in Akron for Judging By: May 10, 2019
  • Winners and Runners-Up Announced: May 29, 2019
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