Our LED Contest is back! We're partnering with Elemental LED to bring you lots of exciting prizes!

The rules are super-simple. In fact, there's just one rule to be aware of: to enter the contest your Instructable must involve at least one LED. That's it. Your project can be very small or truly epic. Make something light up, blink and dazzle us with your electronics know-how. Submit your photo, step-by-step or video Instructable with original photos and clear documentation to win!

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, August 30, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The LED Contest with Elemental LED is closed.

Grand Prize

14 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive an Apollo Jammer LED Music Controller, Par 64 RGB LED Wall Washer, and 1 spool of High Density RGB LED Strip Light. Winner will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

First Prize (3)

FIRST PRIZE (3 Winners)

Three First Prize winners will receive an Apollo Jammer LED Music Controller and 1 spool of High Density RGB LED Strip Light. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

Runner Up Prize (10)

RUNNER UP PRIZE (10 Winners)

Ten Runner Up Prize winners will receive an Apollo Jammer LED Music Controller. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.
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 Jul 19, 2012 and Aug 30, 2012 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select LED Contest with Elemental LED. 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.