Arduino boards and other microcontrollers have a plethora of tasks they can accomplish. Demonstrate their many capabilities for the Arduino Contest!

There is an exciting smorgasbord of prizes up for grabs from Sparkfun and DigiKey including an iPhone X, a Robotics Shield Kit for Arduino, and a DJI Spark Starter Bundle. Solder, tinker, and program your way to grand prize! The Instructables’ pros can show you everything you need to know to get tinkering with a great class all about Arduino!

The Arduino Contest 2017 is closed.

Grand Prize


First (3)

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Arduino Uno - v4.0
Arduino Due
DJI Spark Starter Bundle
Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Second (5)

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Arduino Uno - v4.0
Starter Kit with Genuino Uno
Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Runner Up (10)

Arduino Due
Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Dec 4, 2017 and Jan 29, 2018 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Arduino Contest 2017. 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.


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


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


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.


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