Bacon is in the midst of a culinary renaissance, and people are doing things with the crispy meat that take it far beyond burgers and breakfast. The Bacon Contest is your chance to take it to the next level, and win some savory, sweet prizes in the process!
Share your bacon Instructables for a chance to win up to a year supply of bacon from Pig of the Month and an Instructables prize pack. We will judge the entries for clarity, ingenuity, creativity, quality of presentation, and execution of the Instructable. Good luck, and bon appétit!


This contest is restricted to entries within the US.

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The Bacon Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

16 Prizes

Grand Prize (2)

Two Grand prize winners will receive:
  • a year subscription to Bacon of the Month
  • an instructables prize pack including a robot apron

First Prize (4)

Four First Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.
How It Works

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 Mar 30, 2015 and May 11, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Bacon 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.


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


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 notified and announced here on the contest page.