Sarah Davis

Communications Specialist

Mary Zaleski

Director of Communication Services

Press Release
For Immediate Release

Oakland Schools Game and Invention Challenge allows students to level up their creativity

Register by Jan. 31; Sponsorship opportunities available


Oakland Schools and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation have developed the Game and Invention Challenge, an event designed to inspire all Oakland County students in grades 1-12 to use creativity, critical thinking and STEM skills to develop games, inventions or solutions to problems.


The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 7, 2020. Deadline to register is Jan. 31, 2020 and the deadline to submit all entry materials is Feb. 14, 2020. Registration is $25. The Challenge is limited to 50 individuals or teams and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Students will have a chance to demonstrate their games or inventions to a team of judges. Award categories are: Most Marketable Game Concept, Most Creative Concept, Most Outstanding Presentation, Best Invention, Best Solution for a problem people experience and Tech Center Challenge Winner. Cash and prizes will be awarded.


Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, or to register, visit or call the Oakland Schools Education Foundation at 248.209.2434.

About Oakland Schools
Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel which are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.

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