Prizes

How it Works

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Weekly Challenge Winners

We will announce our weekly challenge winners on Tuesday nights.

Weekly winners will receive their choice of an Invent the Summer t-shirt or drawstring bag. 

 

Audience Choice Winner - Selected by YOU! 

The solution with the most votes wins!

 

Board Choice Winner - Selected by US! 

The Junior Board of Engineers will pick a solution that demonstrates:

creativity, problem-solving, perseverance and a growth mindset.

Note: preference may be given to engineers and inventors who have not yet won a challenge this summer. 

End-of-Summer Prizes

We will award several large prizes at the end of the summer and you have lots of ways to win!

Senior Inventor of the Summer

Win your choice of a 3D Printer or Pen, Cricut Maker, or a 1-year subscription to Tinker Crate!

This prize is awarded to a 10-12 year old who we believe best exemplifies the qualities of an inventor or engineer throughout the summer. These qualities include: creativity, problem-solving, perseverance and a growth mindset. You don't need to win a single challenge to win this award, but you must enter at least 5 challenges to be eligible.

Junior Inventor of the Summer

Win your choice of a 3D Pen, MakeDo Kit, or a 1-year subscription to Tinker Crate!

This prize is awarded to a 9-and-under year old who we believe best exemplifies the qualities of an inventor or engineer throughout the summer. These qualities include: creativity, problem-solving, perseverance and a growth mindset. You don't need to win a single challenge to win this award, but you must enter at least 5 challenges to be eligible.

Sweepstakes Prizes
 

Grand Prize

Your choice of a 3D Printer or Pen, Cricut Maker, MakeDo Kit, or a 1-year subscription to Tinker Crate.

Other Prizes

We will have several other prizes to be determined throughout the summer.

These could include: robotics kits, circuit sets, building sets and an inventor's toolbox.

How to Earn Sweepstakes Tickets

  1. Enter our contests! Every challenge you enter will earn you 1 point for our Sweepstakes.

  2. Earn bonus points for things like: completing 3 challenges in a row, completing 5 challenges, completing all 8 challenges, and referring a friend. 

*Note: You must enter at least one contest in 2022 to be eligible to receive a bonus point.*

School of the Summer
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Help your school win $1,000!! 

Get your entire school in on the competition. 

Just tell us which school you go to when you enter our challenges. The school with the most entries throughout the summer will win a $1,000 cash prize!

Group of the Summer
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Help your group win $1,000!! 

Get your camp, library, or other kid-based organization in on the competition. The group with the most entries throughout the summer will win a $1,000 cash prize!