Sensor all the things! No, not censor — sensor! Enter your responsive tech projects in the Sensor Contest. If it’s got an input and an output, it’s fair game.
At stake are some fantastic prizes from Dexter Industries and Seeed Studios, including a GoPiGo kits, GrovePi kits, Grove kits, and more!

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The Sensors Contest 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

33 Prizes

Grand Prize (3)

Three Grand Prize winners will receive:

First (5)

Five First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (10)

Ten Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (15)

Fifteen Runner Up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
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 Apr 25, 2016 and Jun 6, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


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