Announcing our First Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest

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Happy Monday, It is a wonderful day to kick off the awesome Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest we are hosting in partnership with Instructables, Popular Mechanics, Ultimaker, and Sphero

We were inspired to choose this contest category because of you—our inventive community who’s designed and made some of the most ingenious gadget hacks and accessories we’ve ever seen, from drone accessories to gaming mods, to cases for electronic gadgets of all types

With so much talent out there, we encourage everyone to join. Already designed a gadget hack or accessory? Enter the contest by submitting an Instructable for a chance to win a feature in Popular Mechanics, an Ultimaker desktop 3D printer, Shapeways credit and your own Sphero! 

Gadget hacking newb? Well, now’s the perfect time to try your first hack—and document it for your chance to win.

What can you win?

Every entrant will receive a $10 credit on Shapeways!

Grand Prize (1 winner)

Judges’ Prize: Using 3D Printed component (1 winner)

First Prize (3 winners)

  • $100 in Shapeways printing credit
  • A Sphero 2.0 
  • An Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Second Prize (5 winners)

  • $50 in Shapeways printing credit
  • An Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

How To Enter

Create a new Step By Step, Photo, or Video Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined here. Instructables must be published between April 7, 2014, and June 2, 2014 (11:59pm PT) to be eligible.

Though 3D printing opens the door for endless ways to accessorize, update, or customize your gadgets, entries don’t have to include a 3D printed component. However, only entries with a 3D printed component will be eligible for the Judges’ Prize.

For more info, check out the Official Rules.

Good luck and happy hacking!

2 comments

  1. Kyle Horne

    Awesome! This looks like a great learning opportunity and a chance to share some tips as I discover the exciting world of 3d designing and printing. And who doesn’t want those prizes!

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