Everyone, get airborne!

Enter your best creation that launches, flies, flings, glides or floats for a chance to win some 'uplifting' prizes including a AR Drone quadcopter. We're looking for Step-by-Step, Photo, or Video Instructable of rockets, R/C airplanes, bazookas, and slingshots - anything that launches or is launched is eligible. There are loads of prizes to give away, so get started today.

We just know this contest is going to be a blast!

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, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), May 27, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, June 24, 2013.

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 Launch It! Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

9 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up Prize (5)

Five Runner Up winners will receive:
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 27, 2013 and Jun 24, 2013 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Launch It! Contest. 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.