Monday, March 6, 2017


Setup
10 am to 4 pm
Inventions will be grouped by grade, school, and then student last name. Student location assignments and maps will be provided at check-in.  Some schools will set up as a group. Contact the student's teacher for more information. 

Exhibitor Expo
10 am to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public! Bring the family and enjoy all the fun activities at the 2017 Duke Energy Invention Convention.  

Judging
10 am to 5:30 pm
Although not required, students are encouraged to be available during judging to answer questions.  Please note that judging time is based on the availability of the judges, so be prepared to possibly stay late.

Awards Ceremony
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The ceremony will take place at the TD Convention Center.  

Invention Removal
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
All inventions must be removed from the TD Convention Center on Monday, March 6th, by 8:00 p.m.  The tables will be removed after the TD Convention Center closes on Monday evening, and any inventions that are left will be disposed of.  Duke Energy, TD Convention Center, and iHeartMedia are not responsible for inventions left after 8:00 p.m. on Monday evening.