This year it’s Pi Day (3/14) all month long! We want to see all your best pie recipes because pie is the best way to celebrate.

We’re giving away two grand prizes: one for best pie recipe and one for best Pi-themed decoration. We can’t wait to see what you bake up!

Need some inspiration? Check out our previous Pi Day Contests and this guide to see what our authors have shared so far.

Please be sure that your entry into the contest contains original photos and text. Entries without original photos and text will be denied.

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), March 3, 2014. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, March 31, 2014.

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.

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The Pi Day Pie Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize: Best Pie Recipe (1)

One Best Pie Recipe Grand Prize winner will receive a Hamilton Beach stand mixer and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.

Grand Prize: Best Pi Decoration (1)

One Best Pi Decoration Grand Prize winner will receive a Hamilton Beach stand mixer and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.

First Prize (6)

Six First Prize winners will receive a Pi Firejewel Necklace and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.

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 Mar 3, 2014 and Mar 31, 2014 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Pi Day Pie 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.


Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.


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 announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.