How to Enter the Paracord Contest




Paracord can be very useful stuff. It can be woven into a strong band, gutted for the nylon strands inside, or even just used to tie something together. We want to see what great paracord ideas you have and so we're having a Paracord Contest!

To enter you must publish a new Instructable that involves paracord. It doesn't need to be the biggest part of your Instructable, but the more interesting thye use of paracord the better.

Make a fantastic project and win a laser-etched Leatherman Juice along with our Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership, and a Robot t-shirt!

This is a speed contest and will only be open for 2.5 weeks so get to it! We can't wait to see what you'll make!

More than one entry can be submitted although each entrant can only win one prize. International entries are accepted.

How to enter the contest:
  1. Publish a new Instructable that documents your paracord project.
  2. In the publish page, select the checkbox for the Paracord Contest to enter it.
  3. Missed the checkbox? No worries, click this link to enter it.


First Prize 
Leatherman Juice with your custom message laser-etched onto it!

Also the Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!

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

Open to enter: March 24, 2010 12:01 AM PST


Deadline for entries: April 11, 2010 11:59 PM PST

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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    11 Discussions


    3 years ago

    Five years ago? I think it's time for another. At least remove this one or put a big CLOSED sticker on it...


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    With regard to paracord projects, it's Stormdrane's world and we just live in it. :)


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I now have the motivation to make an instructable on paracord! But my camera is missing...

    Kitemanfungus amungus

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    That's when I will have time to tie it in photo-friendly daylight.

    I believe that my project is a unique twist on a traditional craft (assuming I have not accidentally re-invented an existing technique), so I want to try it out a couple of times before the final version.