Here is a partial list of science and engineering competitions and expos that may have local and regional entry points in your area. Bold competitions are ones that Gearbox Labs is familiar with either through consulting to entrants or judging. If you wish to have your competition listed here, use the contact form listed at the bottom of page and send us your information including a link.


  • Maker Faire - these expositions are not about competition, but about showcasing work. Often Maker Faires allow students to exhibit or present to the public. Schools can host a School Maker Faire to showcase their innovation and creativity.


US National


  • Maker Faire Lake County