Break out the glue and get creative! The Glue Challenge is open to any projects that use glue -- whether you’re making a repair or using it in unexpected ways. You've probably been using glue since grade school but how will you use it for this challenge? 

Three lucky winners will take home an iPad Mini 2 and twenty-five runners-up will win an Instructables prize pack including a robot T-shirt. Share your best projects using glue for a chance to win, and check out our Glue Class to expand your knowledge of the many applications of this sticky substance!

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The Glue Challenge 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

28 Prizes

Grand (3)

Three Grand Prize winners will receive:
  • an iPad Mini 2
  • an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt or stainless steel mug

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt or a stainless steel mug
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 Oct 17, 2016 and Nov 28, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


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