What Is the Difference Between a Challenge and a Contest?


Does anybody know the difference between a contest and a challenge? It has been driving me crazy! I saw a forum that said they wanted to create a challenge. Is it possible to create a challenge?

seamster2 months ago

Hello,

In terms of the official Contests and Challenges here on Instructables, the difference is that Contests are run for a longer amount of time and have a variety of prizes for multiple places (grand prize, first place, second place, and so on).

Challenges are run for a shorter amount of time and generally just have a grand prize (for 1 or more grand prize winners), as well as a number of runner-up prizes.

You can check them all out on the site's contest page, found here: https://www.instructables.com/contest/

DIYEnPointe (author)  seamster2 months ago

Thank you! This is so helpful, and you explained it very well! I guess it isn't a burning question anymore.

seamster seamster2 months ago

If that link is not working, there's a link to the contest page under the robot on the top left of any page on the site ;)