If you were stuck on a desert island, a rubber band would be a great thing to have, because it can be used in so many different ways: binding, loosening, sculpting, launching, weaving, flexing.

Enter your rubber band project in the Rubber Band Challenge for a chance to win an iPod Touch. Good luck!

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The Rubber Bands Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

26 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five 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 Jan 12, 2015 and Feb 2, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Rubber Bands Challenge. 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.