How will you invent the future?

Kansas City Invention Convention

COMPETITION DAY: APRIL 13, 2023
AWARDS CEREMONY: APRIL 17, 2023

KC Invention Convention 2022

Kelly Ann, inventor of the Baby Saver

KANSAS CITY’S INVENTION COMPETITION

At KCIC, Kansas City area students in grades 5-12 come together to invent the future. The program provides access to resources, workshops, and mentors who will help you develop your ideas from concept to prototype. By competing in KCIC, you also have the opportunity to win cash prizes and a chance to compete at the national and global competitions!

The KCIC 2023 season has arrived!
Educator registration is now open.

For questions about KCIC, please contact invent@lindahall.org.

The future is ready to be invented

Inventors

Inventors

Are you ready to invent the future? If you are a Kansas City area student in grades 5-12, this program is for you. Click here to learn more about how you can participate in KCIC.

Educators

Educators

Help your students invent the future! Free curriculum and activity resources are available to bring KCIC to your classroom.

Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

KCIC is always in need of volunteers to participate as judges and mentors. If you are passionate about supporting STEMIE initiatives for Kansas City youth, please join us!

Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

Invest in the future by supporting KCIC. As a sponsor, you help inspire the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs by bringing STEMIE education to our community.

IMPORTANT DATES

October 2022 – January 2023
October 26

Virtual KCIC Info Session for Educators

November 8

Virtual KCIC Info Session for Educators

January 13

Student registration opens for April 13 competition

March 24

Inventor registration closes

April 13

Competition Day!
Judging and invention showcase @ Swinney Rec Center UMKC

April 17

Awards Ceremony
Linda Hall Library Main Reading Room

Thank you to our sponsors and community partners!
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FORVIS

Interested in becoming a sponsor for KCIC 2023?  

For questions about KCIC, please contact invent@lindahall.org.

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