circuito.io's Arduino Day Prank Contest

circuito.io presents: April Fools' Day meets Arduino Day Prank contest! Share your most ridiculous and creative pranks made with circuito.io

This contest is over and the winners are being selected. Winners will be announced on April 25, 2017.

Contest status

Judging in progress

Winners announced by: April 25, 2017

Prizes

1st prize - Best Prank ever!

$150 Sparkfun Gift Card

$150 value

2nd+3rd prize - Good laugh

$75 Sparkfun Gift Card

$75 value - 2 available

Judges' Favorites

$30 Sparkfun Gift Card

$30 value - 5 available

Timeline

Project submissions open:

March 17, 2017 at 1:30 PM PT

Project submissions close:

April 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM PT

Winners announced by:

April 25, 2017

Contest brief

Our favorite day of the year is here and it’s time to celebrate with:

circuito.io's Arduino Day Prank Contest!

Using circuito.io, come up with the best prank that will make everyone fall to the floor laughing. Extra bonus points if you also add in a great video shoot of how you fooled someone with your creation. We know you have it in you!

1st Prize - Best Prank Ever will win $150 in a Sparkfun gift card and an HD video of their awesome prank by our magnificent creative team.

2nd+3rd Prize - Are projects that gave us a good laugh and will win $75 on Sparkfun each.

5 Judges' favorites - We have $30 Sparkfun Gift cards to hand out to the projects each of our judges liked the most.

But don’t worry, even if you don’t win, you’ll enter the circuito.io hall-of-fame and your prank will be posted on our community hub on Hackster.io and our facebook page!

By participating in the contest, you agree to:

Winners will be announced on this page on April 25th 2017.

Good luck!

Contest rules

Eligibility

Any prank you can make with circuito.io can enter the contest! Be creative!

Requirements

Your posted prank needs to include:

  • Story and quality images or video Clear instructions
  • URL to the circuito.io reply you used (like this example link)*
  • BoM and schematics
  • Source code
  • CAD files if relevant

* The basic circuit must be based on a circuito.io reply, but you can then modify both the code and the circuit. If you have any questions about this, please contact us hello(at)circuito.io

Judging criteria

Entries will be judged by circuito.io’s awesome maker team. Entries will be judged based on quality, creativity, completeness of the submission, and aesthetics.

How to enter

Login with your Hackster.io account. If you don't have one, you can sign-up for free. Next, you'll need to register for the contest, then you can submit a new project or one that you've already submitted to Hackster.io in the past.

Full rules

  • Must make us laugh
  • Must be an original design
  • Keep safe
  • No offensive, violent or dangerous materials

* The basic circuit must be based on a circuito reply, but you can then modify both the code and the circuit. If you have any questions about this, please contact us hello@circuito.io

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