Calling All Kids! Join the Young Inventors Challenge 2009

| October 6, 2009 | 2 Comments


Join The Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2009 and have your young inventors (18 and below) get their brains working even harder. This is a great opportunity for your children to show what their minds are capable of. A fun and educational opportunity for every child that participates. Please scroll down and use the enclosed Inventor’s Guide and Official rules of Entry below to create your greatest invention.

All Young Inventor Challenge entries will be reviewed by top toy and game industry executives. The winner of the Young Inventor Challenge receive a fantastic prize package, including:

  • Dinner for winner and their parents with Mike Hirtle, Head of Global Product Acquisition and Inventor Relations for Hasbro, following the Award Ceremony on November 21st.
  • Winner featured in Inventor’s Digest
  • Inventor’s Digest subscription for one year
  • VIP Tour by Bruce Lund of Lund and Company Invention LLC of their workshop and offices ( A peek into Santa’s Workshop!
  • VIP behind-the-scenes tour and general admission for four to Strong National Museum of Play® in Rochester, New York. Strong is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame® and the world’s largest collection of toys, dolls, games and other items that celebrate play.
  • 3 tickets to the Toy of The Year Awards on 2/13/10 (winner and 2 parents/guardians, 6 tickets total if the team wins)
  • Opportunity to co-present an award at Toy of The Year (award is still being determined)
  • 2 – night hotel stay in NYC
  • Toy Fair pre-show tour on Sunday morning (2/14/10) from 8 – 9:30 am (this is prior to show hours)

All Toy of the Year and Toy Fair Awards courtesy of the Toy Industry Association.

This is every inventor’s dream. Who wouldn’t want such an opportunity! And they, as well as other industry executives, will be reviewing all toy and game inventions in the Challenge!

Good Luck!

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YIC 2009 Packet

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  1. Stacy says:

    I think the title’s wrong … isn’t it Young INVENTORS Challenge (not investors)

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