Top teams receive:

  • Prizes
  • Custom Make48 Trophies
  • Exclusive Licensing Consideration
  • Personal Coaching and Market Test

ALL TEAMS will receive:


Showcase your talents and idea to top brands, investors and industry experts.


Learn about the tools, materials and tricks available to help you prototype an idea! Led by fabrication experts, see and experience, hands-on, prototyping techniques with the latest tools such as 3-D printers, laser cutters and molding/forming machines.


Meet speakers, sponsors, other team finalists and VIP guests.  Influential and knowledgeable people in the invention community, gathered to share, help and see you amaze.

Lots of SWAG & FUN!

From books, tools, t-shirts and energizing treats, along with a few SURPRISES, teams will take away more than they expected and do more than they thought they would…or could!


  • Teams can consist of 2 to 4 members and team captain must be over the age of 18.
  • 1-2 minute application video of you/your team is required, e.g. YouTube.
  • Team applications will be reviewed and finalists notified personally.
  • If selected, you’ll receive a packet with guidelines and schedule.
  • If selected, member entry fees are required prior to competition.
You've created a huge opportunity to compete and meet with others in our creating community, all the while being incredibly fun. The experience opened our eyes to what our own capabilities could turn into. You Rock!
Team Churgler | Ontario, Canada

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