How to Enter the Flashlight Contest




The ever useful flashlight. Most of us have them, everyone needs a couple and some people are downright fascinated with them. We're hoping that's you! We've seen so many awesome things from simple hacks to complete rebuilding and modification and now we want to see more! 

The rule is simple: publish a new Instructable that involves a flashlight. This can be modifying an existing flashlight or building one, it's up to you! Get creative, and let your imagination run wild.

Just show us how you made something awesome, and win a custom laser-etched Leatherman Juice as well as our Instructables Prize Pack that includes one year of Pro membership, a Robot t-shirt, and more!

So get to it! The contest is wide open. We can't wait to see what you'll make.
  • Multiples entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize
  • International entries are accepted

Grand Prize: Leatherman Juice S2 with your message laser-etched onto it. 

Plus an Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, patch, and more!

Runner Up: An Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, patch, and more!

Open to enter: July 26, 2010-07-26 00:00:00 12:01 AM PDT

Deadline for entries: August 8, 2010 11:59 PM PDT

View Contest now!

Step 1: Official Rules

1. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No purchases are necessary; void where prohibited by law.

2. Participants agree to abide by all decisions of Instructables, contest co-sponsors, and judges, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this contest.

3. Prize is not transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitution is available. Instructables and contest co-sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. All potential winners are subject to verification at the discretion of Instructables and contest co-sponsors.

4. Winner agrees that prizes are being provided "as is", and Instructables and contest co-sponsors make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Instructables and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for problems including (but not limited to) damaged, incorrect, inaccurate, lost, delayed, or defective entries, or for injury or damage to any computer resulting from participation in this contest. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void.

6. Instructables reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone or end the contest at any time as necessary, at its sole discretion, or to disqualify any participant or winner, at its sole discretion, deemed to have cheated, destroyed, obstructed, or otherwise acted illegally or in bad faith in relation to this contest.

7. Instructables reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms of Service; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

8. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you represent and warrant that: you are over the age of 18, or entering with the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian (subject to verification), and that the entry does not contain or incorporate the intellectual property and/or confidential information of any third party.

9. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you hereby grant Instructables a perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, worldwide, royalty free right to publish and distribute your entry for their promotional purposes.

10. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the official rules, or the rights of entrants, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the substance laws of the State of California and any applicable laws and regulations of the United States.



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    15 Discussions


    8 years ago on Introduction

    i love how 95% of the instructables top voted are almost all the same... and the ones that are more original are in the back

    Saturn Vbatman96

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I don't think so. If you were to put a lazer in a flashlight, like KipKay, then yes. Otherwise, probably not.


    8 years ago on Introduction

    #corrections: July is spelt with one "u". (Spelt wrong in the "open to enter" section "Juuly)


    8 years ago on Introduction

    my 'ible is going to be for a camping tool fire starter


    8 years ago on Introduction

    You guys must have a lot of Leathermans to give away...

    Can't wait to see some entries.