OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE USA
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 20, 2013
You are invited to re-invent a work of art in this amazing and unique art contest.
In order to enter, you are required to purchase a Mystery Build Kit for USD $36 which will contain common sculpting materials like wood, clay, metal, fiber, and a few surprises. The kits are 12″ x 9″ x 3″ and contain 5 lbs. of materials. All 2013 Mystery Build Kits are identical.
This year’s theme – “re-invent a work of art” – may be interpreted in any way you wish. It could be the re-creation of a famous painting, sculpture or a new perspective or hidden angle on a familiar work of art.
Please specify what work of art it is that you are re-inventing on the submission form. Any work of art can be used, in any medium from painting, to film, music, architecture, photography, sculpture, culinary arts, etc. The entry should not be a replica of the work, but a re-interpretation, continuation, or unique version of the original artwork.
The steps to enter are:
1. Purchase a Mystery Build Kit
2. Create something amazing
3. Complete a submission form including a written description of your techniques
4. Upload photos and/or videos of your creation to the Mystery Build website, as well as photos or video of the work in progress
TOTAL PRIZE MONEY IS USD $15,000
FIRST PLACE PRIZE: USD $5000
SECOND PLACE PRIZE: USD $2000
PEOPLES’ CHOICE PRIZE: USD $1500
THIRD PLACE PRIZE: $1000
4th -20th PLACE PRIZES: RANGING FROM USD $700 – $100
Sock It To Me is an unique website where you can let your imagination run wild.
Download a sock template, apply your very own design and submit it for judging.
Designs are reviewed on an ongoing basis. If your design is chosen for production you will be notified and rewarded $200 plus a free pair of the socks you designed.
Twice a year they hold a special contest where the cash prize is upped to $500
This is your change to have a bit of summer fun. Create your own sandal in 4 easy steps. Havaiana, the Brazilian Flip Flops phenomenon now allows customers to create their own flip flop styles.
The company has also started making sneakers and espadrilles, in addition to their hugely popular flip flops. Add your own customisation by choosing your own colour scheme, and once you receive your order you can add some more of your own customization. Flip flops…anyone?
PRIZE: YOUR OWN CUSTOM HAVAIANAS TO SELL
OPEN TO ALL
DEADLINE: ONGOING WEEKLY
“Each week, beginning at 12:10 am Monday morning and continuing until 12:09 am the following Sunday night (all times Eastern), Atom tracks play counts for each eligible video upload. The eligible videos with the 3 highest play counts during the week win our “Top Plays” competition!”
FIRST PRIZE: $500
SECOND PRIZE: $250
THIRD PRIZE: $100
OPEN TO ALL
Zadby is a new site which offers a video production platform where advertisers and video producers meet. Become a producer and showcase your work to earn money. Do you remember the Nokia cellphone product placement in Matrix? According to Zadby advertisers have millions (..billions, possibly?) of dollars available for online product placement videos.
Nowadays almost anyone can get into video production…most cellphones come equipped with the facility to video, and most computers are loaded with basic editing software at a minimum. We’ve all seen YouTube videos that go viral on social network sites. Did you never think that you could have done that yourself? Here’s an opportunity to earn money doing something that could be fun.
Why not search for “viral video” on one of the search engines and spend some time researching what ingredients make for a successful viral video. By placing your video on Zadby your video production will not wind up unloved…with no viewers. Put your imagination to work and earn money
OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE USA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2013
You need to have an original idea for a prototype that can be manufactured at Proto Labs, a ”rapid” injection molding company. It should be in the form of a 3D CAD model, should be your original idea, and should not have been previously published or have won any other award.
Most companies provide innovators help once they are already created. This ideas contest is unique as it has been put together in order to help those who have ideas but have not got the funding to get the basic prototype of their idea built.
PRIZES: UP TO $250,000 IN TOTAL ALLOCATED AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF PROTO LABS
For inspiration check out inventables.com for cool ideas in latest materials
OPEN TO ALL
Barnes & Noble have brought out their own e-reader (the first full-color, touch Reader’s Tablet) and are looking to expand its potential and advantage with a range of new apps. Various development frameworks are available on their site including PhoneGap which is an HTML5 app platform. This is not a contest, but an opportunity for you to create and market your own app which will be distributed to millions of Barnes & Noble customers on-device as well as online
OPEN TO ALL
DEADLINE: ONGOING QUARTERLY – LATEST JUNE 30, 2013
All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome. Each entry should consist of a set of three illustrations, each representing different subjects. Entrants are limited to one set of illustrations per quarter
ANNUAL PRIZE: ADDITIONAL $5000
OPEN TO ALL
The Mochi GAME Developer Fund is a $10 million fund set up to assist small Flash game development studios and independent game developers worldwide in building world-class games and businesses.
The Fund intends to partner with Flash game developers on a primary sponsorship or licensing basis anywhere from $1,000 and up. Generally, the funds will be given upon the achievement of certain milestones of the game development process.
PRIZE: SPONSORSHIP, LICENSING AND PUBLISHING DEALS FOR YOUR FLASH GAMES
OPEN TO ALL
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: MAY 6, 2013
Writer’s Digest has been in existence since 1920, and publishes a magazine which is “devoted to helping writers develop their craft and hone their publishing acumen. WritersDigest.com is your one-stop shop for information, resources and writing community.”
Submit your entry for their short story competition and win money online. Your manuscript should be 1,500 words or fewer. Entry fees apply
1ST PRIZE: $3000 + TRIP TO WRITER’S DIGEST CONFERENCE
2ND PRIZE: $1500
3RD PRIZE: $500