Tri-State Makes Fest: December 9, 2021 – Save the Date!

Makers, on your mark! Design Challenge to reward innovation 

Calling all makers across central Appalachia: mark your calendars! The Tri-State Makes Festival, RCBI’s annual celebration of creativity and ingenuity, will continue this year with a virtual Design Challenge.

Hobbyists, inventors, tinkerers, artists and students of all ages who enter the Design Challenge are eligible for one of several awards including the “Best of Show* grand prize, Participants should create a unique invention and submit a 2-minute video explaining their creation and the making process.

Winners will be announced online during a live event Dec. 9.

In addition to the Design Challenge, this year’s Tri-State Makes Festival will feature a Series of Maker Master Classes to encourage people of all ages to develop their making talents.

To receive updates once details of the Makes Festival and Design Challenge are finalized, submit your contact information below.