Calling all monster makers – it's time to unleash your creations on the world! To celebrate Papertoy Monster Day and the release of the awesome new book Papertoy Monsters, we're hosting a free-form Monster Contest!

All forms of monsters will be accepted into the Monster Contest – big and small, cute and fierce, from plush to fully automated, we want to see what you come up with. Enter your Instructables and Pictures for a chance to win a custom-designed Papertoy Instructables Robot , or a fully-assembled papertoy monster from Brian Castlefort, the author and designer of Papertoy Monsters!

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to US & Canada entries only. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PST, Feb. 27.

The Monster Contest is closed.

9 PRIZES

First Prize (1 winner)

One First Prize Winner will receive a personalized Papertoy Instructables Robot, an author-signed copy of Papertoy Monsters, and an Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!

Second Prize (3 winners)

Three Second Prize winners will receive a studio-assembled monster from Papertoy Monsters, an author-signed copy of Papertoy Monsters, and an Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!

Runner-Up (5 winners)

Five Runner-Up Prize winner will receive an author-signed copy of Papertoy Monsters and an Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!
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 Jan 25, 2011 and Feb 27, 2011 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

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