Welcome to the 2021 Spark!Lab
Dr. InBae & Mrs. Kyung Joo Yoon
Everyone is inventive!
This year’s challenge is to become a game changer by creating an invention that makes sports more exciting, fun, fair, or safe for all.
The Spark!Lab Dr. InBae & Mrs. Kyung Joo Yoon Invent It Challenge is a fun way to practice the invention process by actually creating something new that matters to the world, either by yourself or with a team of friends.
You could win amazing prizes and change the world!
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Hey Young Inventors!
Former pro football player Shawn Springs is an inventor and GAME CHANGER. His company, Windpact, creates technology for helmets to reduce injuries caused by impacts in sports. Shawn’s inventions will change the game for players in many sports—baseball, cycling, skiing, football, and hockey, to name a few—forever!
What ideas do you have for making sports more… fun? fair? safe? accessible? competitive?
Create an invention that makes sports more exciting, fun, fair, or safe for all.
Become a Game Changer! Whether it is a new or existing sport, think of a way you can change the game!
First, identify a sport (or think of a new one) that you want to make more exciting, fun, fair, or safe for all.
Follow the 7 steps of the invention process.
Document your progress through each invention step (think it, explore it, sketch it, create it, try it, tweak it, and sell it). See the Entry Guide for guidelines.
Finally, share your invention with our judges and to stay tuned for judging updates.