Frito-Lay - Dreamvention Contest

Come Up with a Unique Invention to Win a $250,000 Prize

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Do you (or your kid) have an idea for a cool invention that would solve a common problem? Submit it into Frito-Lay's Dreamvention Contest and you could win one of five $10,000 prizes or a grand prize consisting of $240,000 cash and $10,000 worth of mentoring services. The giveaway is open to people aged seven and up.

Sweepstakes Links:

Click Here to Enter this Sweepstakes
Click Here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules
Click Here for the Sweepstakes' Home Page

Note: If the sweepstakes entry link doesn't work for you, try entering through the home page and looking for a link to the sweepstakes.


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USA, 7+

Start Date:

February 27, 2017

End Date:

April 24, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CT

Entry Frequency:

One time per person/email

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: $240,000 in cash and a mentoring session with a professional mentor. (ARV: $250,000)

Finalist Prizes (5): $10,000 in cash. (ARV: $10,000)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit your (or your child's) unique and novel invention idea including a name, a drawing, sketch or rendering of your Dreamvention (there's an online tool that can help with this), and a written statement of 200 words or less describing your invention, what problem it solves, and its key features and advantages.

See the rules for additional details and restrictions.

Five finalists will be chosen on the basis of how compelling your written statement is, creativity, fun factor, and feasibility of production.

The winner will be chosen from among the finalists by public vote.