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PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest

Bring Your Idea To Life

We’re calling on PCBWayers across the globe to build cool PCB projects and are offering over $5000 in total prizes. “Bring Your Idea To Life” is the new theme of PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest. Your project will no longer just exist on the web, you will have the opportunity to make it a physical product and even a business which will be sold on various platforms, including PCBWayer Bazaar.
Timeline
Contest Start
10/28/2019
Submission Deadline
4/25/2020
Score
4/26-5/14/2020
Winners Announced
5/15/2020
Dates
  • Submission period begins: 10/25/2019, 16:00
  • Submission period ends: 4/25/2020, 16:00
  • The above information is in the CHN Time Zone(GMT+8).
Rules

1. Upload your entries to PCBWay community, add keywords: 3rd PCB Design Contest
2. There is no limit to the designs of PCB projects and quantity of entries.
3. Entry submission is closed at April 25, 2020.
4. No copy, or your designs will be suspended on the contest.
5. Earn PCBWay Beans for participating in this contest:

  • Submit a project entry: 100 Beans
  • A complete introduction(Including BOM, project guide, code files, production and marketing plans): 200 - 500 Beans
  • With video introduction: 1,000 Beans
Prizes
PCB design gold medal

The Best Designs

1 winner from all items

1st Prize:
USD $1000 + others
  • $1,000 in cash
  • 10,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts (Imou Cue 2 camera+$500 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize
PCB design gold medal

The Most Popular Designs

1 winner from all items

1st Prize:
USD $1000 + others
  • $1,000 in cash
  • 10,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts (Imou Cue 2 camera+$500 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize
PCB design silver medal

The Best Designs

1 winner from all items

2nd Prize:
USD $500 + others
  • $500 in cash
  • 5,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts ($300 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize
PCB design silver medal

The Most Popular Designs

1 winner from all items

2nd Prize:
USD $500 + others
  • $500 in cash
  • 5,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts ($300 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize
PCB design copper medal

The Best Designs

1 winner from all items

3rd Prize:
USD $200 + others
  • $200 in cash
  • 2,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts ($200 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize
PCB design copper medal

The Most Popular Designs

1 winner from all items

3rd Prize:
USD $200 + others
  • $200 in cash
  • 2,000 PCBWay Beans
  • Sponsored Gifts ($200 free Ponoko laser cutting coupon)
  • Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)
PCB Design prize

10 Runner Ups

$20 in coupons+2,000 Beans + Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar)

PCB Deign prize image
The Judges
Mitch Altman
Mitch Altman
Hacker, Inventor, Author, Teacher, CEO...
Mitch Altman is a hacker and inventor, known for inventing TV-B-Gone, a keychain that turns off TVs in public places. He co-founded a successful Silicon Valley startup and did pioneering work in Virtual Reality. He is an author and teacher, and goes around the world giving talks and workshops. Mitch promotes hackerspaces, open source hardware, and mentors others wherever he goes. He is a co-founder of Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco, and is President and CEO of Cornfield Electronics.
Ben Jordan
Ben Jordan
Senior Engineer, CircuitMaker
Ben Jordan, Ben is a Computer Systems and PCB Engineer with over 20 years of experience in embedded systems, FPGA, and PCB design. He is the chief evangelist for Altium's free CircuitMaker tools and community.
Andres Nino
Andres Nino
Electronic engineer and PCB designer
Andres Nino, Electronic engineer and PCB designer, with experience in medical devices and eye surgery lasers based in Sydney Australia. Andres is also the director of (cursoderobotica.com) which is a STEAM platform where he teaches PCB design and robotics with online course.
Emre Konca
Emre Konca
YouTuber, System engineer
Emre Konca is am system engineer, he does prototype production and R & D in embedded systems both software and hardware. He also share his experiences through YouTube channel "Arduino Haber".
Jiri Praus
Jiri Praus
Maker, Artist, Developer
He loves circuit boards and the fact that you can make them art. Creating a circuit board is like painting a picture for him. He has been creating beautiful electronic sculptures out of brass wire
Jorge Pérez
Jorge Pérez
Co-founder, Ripolab Hacklab
Jorge Pérez(a.k.a akirasan)
Maker and self-taught. I like opensource and share knowledge. Co-founder of Ripolab Hacklab, a non-profit association that helps not to be afraid of manipulating technology. Links:
Ripolab Hacklab website: ripolab.org
John Teel
John Teel
Founder, Predictable Designs, Electronics design engineer, Serial entrepreneur, blogger
John Teel, an electronics design engineer, serial entrepreneur, blogger, and the founder of Predictable Designs. As a senior design engineer at Texas Instruments (TI) I designed dozens of successful electronic microchips. My designs can be found in all kinds of popular electronic devices including some from Apple and Intel. Predictable Designs is where product development, electronics, and business all intersect. This is not a website about electronics for fun, but instead it’s about creating new electronic products that can be manufactured and sold at a profit. Website:https://predictabledesigns.com/
Derek Elley
Derek Elley
Ponoko founder CEO
Derek Elley Ponoko founder CEO. We make custom faceplates, enclosures & parts for hardware products using our cloud-to-robot laser cutting service. You can make 1 prototype to 10,000 production parts, super fast and low cost. I love helping smart people make smart things, to grow their businesses to change the world.
Wayne Stambaugh
Wayne Stambaugh
Senior Engineer, KiCad
The lead developer for the KiCad project. Wayne has been working on KiCad for over ten years and been the project leader for the last four years. Wayne has 33 years of experience as an electronics design and test engineer in analog and digital hardware design and embedded hardware and software design.
Alex Mihailenko
Alex Mihailenko
Senior Engineer, DipTrace
Alex Mihailenko is senior electronic design engineer at Novarm, known as DipTrace developer. He has 12 years of extensive PCB design experience providing customers with first-class design service with DipTrace. In Novarm he is also responsible for consulting of software development team and evaluating new software features by using them on real projects.
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