JPL Invention challenge


Registration deadline for schools: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST


NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Target Audience:

Southern California middle and high school students


The JPL Invention Challenge is a friendly, yet challenging competition open to JPL employees and contractors, their family members, and students from Southern California middle and high schools. Each year, a different engineering challenge is selected. The goal of the Invention Challenge is to show students that math, science, and engineering can be fun.

2019 Dates and Deadlines

  • Registration deadline for schools: Sept. 28, 11:59 p.m. PDT
  • Registration deadline for JPL personnel: Nov. 9, 11:59 p.m. PDT
  • Contest: Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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