Our LED Contest is back! Make something light up, blink and dazzle us with your electronics know-how to win some awesome 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. 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 international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, June 19.

The LED Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

9 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1 winner)



One Grand Prize winner will receive a custom laser-etched iPad 2!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and Robot t-shirt.

First Prize (3 winners)



Three First Prize winners will receive an Amazon Kindle (wi-fi)!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and Robot t-shirt.

Runner-Up (5 winners)



Five Runner-Up Prize winners will receive a Fujifilm INSTAX 210 Instant Photo Camera!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and 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 May 23, 2011 and Jun 19, 2011 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

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

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.