The 7th Annual USF Young Innovator Competition deadline for entries is Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:00 PM. The competition is open to students kindergarten through 8th grade (K-8) in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee, Sarasota and Polk counties. Entry forms are available on our website. Every entry wins a pass to Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Top inventors are eligible for thousands in cash and prizes.
Here are just some of our past top inventions:
|2009: Scratch pad for dogs that damage doors.|
|2010: A magnetic apparatus that picks up pins and staples then safely releases them. U.S. Patent. 8641112.|
|2011: A dog drying suit. U.S. Patent 8371246.|
|2012: A UV-light box for disinfecting sponges.|
|2013: A sifter for cereal.|
|2014: Glow in the dark socks.|