Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create a spy project worthy of Bond, Bourne, or Powers. Intelligence-gathering, countersurveillance, dead drops, disguises, and all the other tools of tradecraft are fair game.

Share your fun and playful take on this theme with an Instructable and you could win clandestine prizes like night vision goggles or a surreptitious camera. Whether it's a Bluetooth glove communication device, a remote-controlled video drone, a sneaky way to hide your smartphone on the bus, or a definitive shaken-not-stirred martini, get started today.

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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, June 11, 2012.

The Spy Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

4 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)

Grand Prize winner will receive,
  • One Fasano European Style Aluminum 4-inch wide Attache Case (silver).
  • One New Large 28oz Cocktail Shaker, Martini Shaker, Polished Stainless Steel, 3-piece Barware Set.
  • One pair of Yukon Night Vision Tracker Goggles.
  • One AGPtek Two-way Wrist-operated Wristwatch Walkie Talkie.
  • One Watch Camera - 720p HD Video Recording Capability, Chrome Finishing, and 4gb Internal Memory.
  • One Instructables Prize Pack

First Prize (1)

FIRST PRIZE (1 Winner)

One First Prize winner will receive,
  • One Fasano European Style Aluminum 4-inch wide Attache Case (silver).
  • One New Large 28oz Cocktail Shaker, Martini Shaker, Polished Stainless Steel, 3-piece Barware Set.
  • One AGPtek Two-way Fahionable Wrist-operated Wristwatch Walkie Talkie.
  • One Sphear HD Watch Camera - 720p HD Video Recording Capability and 4gb Internal Memory.
  • One Pro-Lok 14 Piece Pickset and Case.
  • One Digital Video Borescope with built in adjustable dual LED light source.
  • One Sphere Pen Camera.
  • One Instructables Prize Pack

Runner Up Prize (2)

RUNNER UP (2 Winners)

Two First Prize winners will receive,
  • One Fasano European Style Aluminum 4-inch wide Attache Case (silver).
  • One New Large 28oz Cocktail Shaker, Martini Shaker, Polished Stainless Steel, 3-piece Barware Set.
  • One Pro-Lok 14 Piece Pickset and Case.
  • One Sphere Pen Camera.
  • One 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 Apr 23, 2012 and Jun 11, 2012 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

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

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.