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Post  Toy and Game Inventors on Tue 10 May 2011 - 11:13

Young Inventor Challenge 2011

Calling all kid inventors! The Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) brings together imagination, play and inventive thinking in their fifth annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), to be held at the Fair on Saturday, November 19 at Chicago's Navy Pier.

Open to ages 6 to 18, contestants have their original toy or game inventions judged by popular vote by the Fair's 20,000+ attendees. Not only are there great prizes to be won, but top toy and game industry representatives will provide advice, recognition and encourage all young inventors to dream big and discover the possibilities of play! No fee to enter.

Bring the Young Inventor Challenge to your school!

YIC is perfect for incorporating inventiveness and creative thinking into your school's curriculum! Whether it's used as a classroom activity or a school-wide competition, YIC is the destination for young inventors. Contact us at yic@chitag.com for more, including ways we can develop a YIC fundraising program for your school!

The YIC 2011 prize package includes:

◦Dinner for the winner(s) and their parents with Mike Hirtle, Head of Global Product Acquisition and Inventor Relations for Hasbro
◦A feature in Inventor's Digest
◦A one-year subscription to Inventor's Digest
◦A VIP tour given by Bruce Lund of the Chicago workshop and offices of Lund and Company Invention LLC - a peek into Santa's Workshop!
Bonus Prize:
◦Opportunity to present at the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards at New York Toy Fair in 2012 (courtesy of the Toy Industry Association) Includes:
◦ 2 night hotel stay in New York City
◦ Pre-show tour of New York Toy Fair
◦Tickets to the Toy of The Year Awards
◦The honor of presenting an award at the TOTY Awards

**Prize package subject to change due to availability.

For more information on the Young Inventor Challenge, contact us at yic@chitag.com or by phone at 847-677-8277. More information at http://www.chitag.com/yic.htm

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