Encourage students to compete in Invent for the Planet

Invent for the Planet (IFTP) is a competition that will begin at 4 p.m. Feb. 18 and end at 4 p.m. Feb. 20 at the John Bardo Center. During the competition, participants will solve real-world problems for 48 hours.

During the competition, students can form teams of four to six people or they can be placed with other individuals to form a team. All teams will present their solutions to judges for a chance to win more than $500 in prizes.

Meals and snacks will be provided. There are a limited number of spots, so encourage students to sign up soon.