How to enter the Newsround Inventions Competition

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You too can be an Absolute Genius

Think you and your friends could invent something that's Absolute Genius? Then here's what you need to do to enter our competition.

Sorry - the competition is now closed, we can't accept anymore of your inventions, but you can still check out the tips and advice below!

Make a team with your friends

  • You'll need to enter the competition through your school so get into a group with your friends. Make sure you ask your teacher to download our advice pack for teachers:

Get some expert advice

Get inventing!

  • You can use our worksheets and inventor's notebook to help your planning.
  • When you've come up with a great idea, fill out your entry form. Ask your teacher to help.

Send us your entry

  • Read the competition terms and conditions.
  • Email your completed form to
  • Or post it to Newsround Inventions Competition, CBBC, BBC Bridge House, MediaCity UK, Salford, M50 2BH.
  • You must get your entry to us before midnight on 24 May 2013 - entries received after that date won't count.

What are you waiting for? Show us that You Too Can Be An Absolute Genius!

The closing date for entries is 24 May 2013. Entries received after that date will not count.