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Devils Invent

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The following is a list of commonly asked questions:

Any ASU student of all majors, both undergraduate and graduate students, are welcome!

Exact schedule may vary depending on the event, but here is a general schedule:

Friday

5-6 p.m. Check-In and Dinner
6 p.m. Devils Invent begins
10 p.m. End of night one

Saturday

8 a.m. Can check back in for the day at 8am and work as long as you desire, including overnight.

Sunday

8 a.m. Check-In for the day, work until 11:30 a.m.
12 p.m. Lunch, presentations and judging
2 p.m. Typical end time for Devils Invent

Teams can fluctuate depending on the event, but generally consist of 3-6 students. You can come with a pre-formed team but each team member must register individually. If you’re coming without teammates, don’t worry!

Bring your phone, your laptop, your chargers, and any other tech or hardware that you think would be helpful to create a prototype (keep it to items that can fit in a regular-sized backpack). We do provide access to tools in the e-spaces, 3D printers, and a few tech components such as Arduino boards.

Dress comfortably and feel free to bring a pillow or anything you may want on hand for a nap. Food and snacks will be provided, but if you have specific dietary needs, you may want to consider bringing something for yourself. We also refrigerators onsite as needed.

On Sunday, you will be presenting your project to a panel of judges. Your team will be evaluated based on the technical difficulty, innovation, originality, and practicality of your product. The top 3 teams will be awarded prizes.

You can participate through the registration links for upcoming event.

You can also sign up to volunteer.

Every innovator needs to start somewhere! There will be workshops and mentors on board to help you dive into the world of design. No experience is required!