IDEATE 2022: Frequently Asked Questions

Student Inventions

What defines a team?
How does our team come up with a project idea?
Can our invention be electromechanical and/or software-based?
How much does it cost to participate in IDEATE 2022?

Student Teams

Can our school field more than one team?
Are students required to be enrolled in a specific high school?
Can we register without having picked a project?
Can we change what project we want to work on?
Can we get help?

Judging/Finals

What are the awards for the national winners?
How will my team be judged?
If our team becomes a finalist, what is expected?
Can my school still participate if we're distance learning?