The Internet of Things consists of the entire universe of network-connected devices. As such, the IoT Challenge is open to all DIY electronics projects that wirelessly connect to a network.

Submit a new Instructable for your to chance to win Amazon gift cards to put towards all of your future DIY endeavors.

The IoT Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive: 
  • A $500 Amazon gift card
  • A T-shirt prize pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:
  • A $200 Amazon gift card
  • An Instructables T-Shirt Prize Pack

Second (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:
  • A $100 Amazon gift card
  • An Instructables T-shirt prize pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up winners will receive:
  • An Instructables T-shirt 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 May 6, 2019 and Jun 3, 2019 (11:59pm PT).


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