Bring your A-game for the Maker Olympics Contest. The Olympic Games are a test of strength, stamina, and endurance. This contest is a test of your creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills.

Prizes are provided by PocketLab and Google Making and Science will help judge the entries. Winners will take home a PocketLab Maker Kit, iPad Mini, Leatherman multi-tools, and more. All Instructables are eligible and we can't wait to see what you make!

Want more contests? Check out Instructables' current contests here!

The Maker Olympics Contest 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

27 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Third (8)

Eight Third Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize 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 Jul 25, 2016 and Sep 5, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Maker Olympics Contest 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.