Blue Valley CAPS student inventor

important dates

August 4

Virtual KCIC Info Session for Educators

September 10

Inventor registration opens

September 11

Virtual KCIC Info Session for Students

March 26

Inventor registration closes

April 23

Invention Showcase, judging, and awards show!

KCIC Awards Show

Parking Instructions: Parking will be provided at the Cherry Street Parking Garage, located at E. 50th St, Kansas City, MO 64110. Please follow the KCIC signage posted at the garage.

KCIC Awards Show Schedule | April 23, 2022 | Swinney Center at UMKC

8:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m. … Inventor check-in and set-up

9:30 a.m.—10:00 a.m. … Opening ceremony

10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. … Judging of inventions

12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m. … Public viewing of inventions

1:15 p.m.—1:45 p.m. … Breakdown of inventions

2:00 p.m. …  Awards Ceremony

Register Today!



Are you ready to invent the future? If you are a Kansas City area student in grades 4-12, this program is for you. Click here to learn more about how you can participate in KCIC.



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