The Epilog Challenge is here for its 9th year! Show off the best of the best of the best of what you can do for a chance to win a 30-watt Zing 16 from Epilog! All epic, mind-boggling, and monumental projects are welcome.

Make anything you want, just make sure it stands out and has top-notch documentation to go along with it. Remember to go that extra mile, take it to the next level, or just plain give it your all! Only one can make their way to the top; will it be you?

Folks new to laser cutting can start learning the basics for free! Take our Laser Cutting Class to get started. 

Check out the previous Epilog contest winners to see what winners of the past have brought to the table:

Epilog Challenge I
Epilog Challenge II
Epilog Challenge III
Epilog Challenge IV
Epilog Challenge V
Epilog Challenge VI
Epilog Contest VII
Epilog Contest VIII

The Epilog Challenge 9 is closed.

Grand Prize

26 Prizes

Grand Prize

Epilog 30 watt Zing 16 Laser Cutter
Instructables Prize Pack

Runner Up (25)

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 Dec 25, 2017 and Mar 19, 2018 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Epilog Challenge 9. 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.