As the old adage goes, dog is man’s best friend. So it’s only natural for humans to want to make projects for and inspired by their best buddies. In the Dog Challenge, we invite you to share your canine-related creations.

The winner of this challenge will take home a GoPro Hero Session camera and a GoPro Fetch dog harness. And every finalist will receive an Instructables prize pack, which includes a coveted Instructables robot T-shirt.

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The Dog Challenge 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

30 Prizes

Grand Prize (5)

Five Grand Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
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 May 30, 2016 and Jun 27, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Dog Challenge 2016. 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.