Here at Instructables we just can’t get enough of things made tiny, so we’re running another Pocket Sized Contest! Making something small yet functional is a challenge, but we know you’re up for it.

Any entry that can fit in a pocket can be entered. If you have to describe the pocket the item would fit into, it's not pocket-sized. So those big baggy cargo pants pockets are out. Think small, palm-sized, and easily pocketable. Show us your pocket sized entry and win a small (yet powerful) GoPro HERO camera and other awesome, pint-sized, pocketable prizes!

Ready to start? Click here!

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, Netherlands, and Australia. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, July 23, 2012.

The Pocket-Sized Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

4 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:
- GoPro HD HERO camera
- Brookstone 8-in-1 Multi-Tool
- HDE (TM) 4GB Robot Flash Drive
- Instructables Prize Pack

Runner Up Prize (3)


Three Runner Up Prizes:
- Swiss+Tech UKCSB-1 6-in-1 Utili-Key KeyChain MultiTool
- LED Lenser 880002 H7 LED Headlamp, Black/Red
- HDE (TM) 4GB Robot Flash Drive
- Instructables Prize Pack
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 Jun 18, 2012 and Jul 23, 2012 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Pocket-Sized 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.