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Astounding Inventions

Event Schedule

Saturday, January 26, 2019

IVC Hart Gymnasium

Public Schedule of Events

11am – 12:30 pm
Public Viewing of Student Inventions

12:30 pm
Awards Ceremony

Judges' Schedule​

(Interested in being a judge? For more information, please contact Karen Orlando at 949-451-5511 or

7:30 am to 8:00 am
Registration & Refreshments

8:00 am to 8:30 am
Orientation & Training

9:15 am to 10:45 am
Judging of Student Inventions

​Inspiration Village Center

9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Demonstrations and exhibits by:

  • Cox Communications: Learn how we elevate the educational experience.
  • Anaheim Ducks: Test your hockey skills with the accuracy shooting test or challenge your friends to a table hockey game.
  • Balloon Diva: Stop by for a wild and crazy hat, animal, or another balloon creation!
  • Bytes & Bots Lab: Build Buildologie, SumoBots and Codologie robots!
  • CUI Marine Lab Mobile Touch Tank: Meet and touch sea life on land.
  • Getting a Charge Out of Physics: Discover electro-magic with IVC physics students.
  • Hands on Geography: Explore our earth with IVC geography students.
  • Irvine Ranch Water District: Plant drought-friendly seeds in cups to take home.
  • IUSD Middle School Robotics & Engineering: Experience hands-on VEX, Lego Mindstorms,and Linkbots demonstrations. See 3D printing, laser cutting, and CNC milling project displays.
  • IVC Laser and Photonics Technology: Explore lights, lasers and optics.
  • IVC ASEC (Applied Science and Engineering Club) Rockets: Launch water rockets with IVC students.
  • IVC Foundation: General information about the IVC Foundation.
  • Mad Science of OC: Make your own slime.
  • Pretend City Children’s Museum • Where imagination and education come to play.
  • Raytheon: Learn about Raytheon’s Math Moves U!
  • Santa Ana Zoo: Meet an animal friend from the Home of 50 Monkeys!
  • Tutor Doctor: Take a math-game challenge for prizes!
  • UCI Mobile FABLab: Come explore UCI’s new makerspace on wheels.
  • UNITE Clawbot Ball Bonanza: Learn how to control a Clawbot.
  • UNITE Puzzle Cube Challenge: What do you get when you cross Rubik’s cube with Tetris? Puzzle cubes! Come solve the puzzles!
  • IVC Design Modelmaking and Prototyping, Woodbridge High School Robotics Team,

Stage Show at 11:00 am

  • Mad Chemists: See and experience chemistry as never before.


  • Students dropping off their inventions may park for free in lots 8, 8A (dirt parking lot) and 9 on Friday, January 25.
  • Parking will be free across the campus during the event, Saturday, January 26.
  • Campus Map

Foundation Staff

Elissa Oransky

Executive Director

Karen Orlando

Director of Annual Giving

Karen Jimenez

Development Associate

Janice Viskul

Development Assistant

T : 949-451-5290
O: B 200 Building, Room 251