Welcome to the 2021 Virtual Maker Contest

Though this last year has changed how a lot of things look, it hasn't changed our collective need to create. The Castlewood Makerspace team wants to foster our creative community by providing a place to share and enjoy the work of talented makers across the district. We are kicking off this new interactive maker community with a maker contest!

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Maker Contest FAQs

  1. Who can enter?
    Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and a Colorado resident. One entry per person.
  2. How do I submit my entry?
    Start your submission by clicking the button below, then follow all instructions as applicable. You will receive a notification email that the submission went through.
  3. Where can I learn more?
    Prizes, categories, and FAQs are displayed on our website.
  4. How will entries be judged?
    A panel of library staff will judge entries on a 10-point scale in five categories including originality of the project, skill level, effort, complexity of the project, and a subjective overall feel. We will also be adding a bonus percentage to those who are amateur makers. This year we will have judging categories for paper, textile, woodworking, plastic & foam, and electronics. The totals for each entrant will be averaged, and prizes are awarded based on an entrant’s overall score.
  5. What if I still have questions?
    For more information, please contact cwmakerspace@arapahoelibraries.org
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