How can I submit my Instructable to a contest?

How can I submit my Instructable to a contest? Before now, I could just click on which contest I wanted to submit it to, but now it is trying to get me to make a group or something?? and when I do it gives a 404.

Please help


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I tried it and got the same problem, It's most probably a bug.
kelseymh7 years ago
Go to the contest page itself, and follow the link/intsructions to "submit your instructable." It's a different path, which still works.
kelseymh7 years ago
Good show, posting the bug report! If you don't see a reply from StumpChunkman (Instructables staff member Matt Dalton) soon, send him or Ed Lewis a PM.
mikeasaurus7 years ago
At the very top of the page there's a link for contests.
From here you should see all the contests and some text that reads "Enter Your Instructable Now!" Click it.
Then click "How to Enter".
A list of your eligible instructables should appear.

If you're still having problems entering the contest I suggest a PM to fungusamungus.
There's a bug. Matt hasn't yet responded to the bug report.
Hello Kitty7 years ago
After you have published it, go to your Instructable. On the top right-hand side (next to the Instructable title), there will be a little yellow box. It will say "Author Options:". Underneath that, there will be little orange letters that say "+ Add to Contest(s)". Click that. There will be a list of contests underneath it that open up. Just click on the one that you are trying to enter and you will soon receive a confirmation email. But keep in mind that it can take up to (I think) 48 hours to actually be added to a contest.
Actually, after trying it again (to make sure), I think that there is a bug with the contests right now. I get the same error message: ERROR 404: No contest found! We're sorry, the URL is either incorrect or no longer available. Other things to try: * Search This needs to be submitted under bugs.
lemonie7 years ago

Edit it, see if you've got the option under Publish?

yokozuna7 years ago
It's the same process, sounds like it's a bug. Either fill out a bug report in the forums, or just PM the contest administrator to get entered.