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Share Your Invention & Win Big Money

Share Your Invention & Win Big Money

There is still time to get in your gadgets for the Design News and Allied Electronics second annual Gadget Freak of the Year contest. What's there to think about? The top three gadgeteers will be awarded a total of $10,000. Our Gadget Freak of the Year winner will take home a cool $6,000. Two runners-up will be awarded $2,000 each.

All Gadget Freak projects posted to our site between Jan. 1 and Oct. 23, 2014, are eligible, so there is still plenty of time to enter your gadget. If you think your gadget has what it takes to come out on top, be sure to submit your idea. If your gadget is posted on, you will receive $500 for your work and an entry into the Gadget Freak of the Year contest.

Those submitting a Gadget Freak project must send the following:

  • A detailed description of the gadget
  • Extensive, detailed build instructions
  • At least two high-resolution photos of the gadget
  • A high-resolution photo of you with the gadget
  • One bill of materials for parts specked from Allied Electronics and another BOM for the other parts
  • A short, clear, high-resolution video of the gadget in action

Please send your submissions and/or questions to Assistant Managing Editor Lauren Muskett. Good luck!

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