POCKET-SIZED CONTEST
Making a great small project is a fun challenge. It's about working within constraints to see how much stuff you can fit into a little tin, or creating something small enough to carry around and easily show others.

Due to popular request, we're bringing back one of our favorite contests - the Pocket-Sized Contest!

Any entry that can fit in a pocket can be entered. Rule of thumb: if you have to describe the pocket the item would fit into, it's not pocket-sized. So those big baggy cargo pants pockets are out. Think small, palm-sized, and easily pocketable.

So show us something awesome and win a Leatherman Squirt P4-Pocket Multi-Tool with a custom laser-etching. You can add your name, a (very) short message, or even a little logo. We'll also be giving you an Instructables Robot t-shirt and some other goodies.

Check out last year's winners for inspiration. Now get creative, and think small!
First Prize (3 winners)
One Leatherman Squirt P4-Pocket Multi-Tool with custom laser-etching.
Plus an Instructables Robot t-shirt, patch, and stickers.

Judges Prize for Best Green Entry (1 winner)
Signed copy of The Best of Instructables Volume I


Runner-Up Prize (4 winners)
Instructables Robot t-shirt, patch, and stickers.International entries are OK.
Multiple entries are allowed, but each entrant can only win one prize

(Official Rules)

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PRIZES

First Prize<br />(3 winners)

One Leatherman Squirt P4-Pocket Multi-Tool with custom laser-etching.

Also an Instructables Robot t-shirt, patch, pin, and stickers.

Judges Prize for Best Green Entry

Signed copy of The Best of Instructables Volume I.

Runner-Up<br />(4 winners)

Instructables Robot t-shirt, patch, pin, and stickers.
HOW IT WORKS

Create

Create a new Step By Step, Photo, or Video Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the right-hand column. Instructables must be published between Jun 17, 2009 and Jul 19, 2009 (11:59pm PT) to be eligible.

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Pocket-Sized Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.}

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.

OFFICIAL RULES