116 Hill Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti. MI 48197 USA.

The Natural Response To Evaluation Is To Feel Judged.

Do you believe anyone can be an innovator? Do you like working with students? If your answer is yes, consider being a volunteer judge for EMUiNVENT. Judges come from a variety of disciplines and areas of expertise. Judges ensure that EMUiNVENT is an educational and fun activity for all students by:

  • Fostering a healthy environment for discussion and sharing.
  • Listening to students pitch their inventions.
  • Providing constructive feedback to students.
  • Scoring student projects using a rubric.

Your Commitment

By committing to be a judge at the 2021 EMUiNVENT, you agree to:

  • Attend judge training (1 hour): Attend a mandatory Zoom online training session on February 8th @ 10AM EST and February 12th 2021 @ 6PM
  • Evaluate online pitches (2-3 hours): Judges will score student video pitches from February 27th through March 05th 2021, using EMUiNVENT online judging platform.

The Students You Judge

  • Will be in grades 3-12.
  • Will compete as an individual or on a team.
  • Have created an invention.
  • Have been nominated by an educator or mentor to compete at EMUiNVENT

Interested? If you are interested in being a judge, please email us at emu_invent@emich.edu and we shall send your login credentials.