Join PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest and Stand a Chance to Win $5000 and More

PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest

Join PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest and Stand a Chance to Win $5000 and More

PCBWay PCB Design Contest is getting popular year after year, after the successful launch of the 1st PCB Design Contest in 2017 -2018, and the 2nd Contest (June 2018 to December 2018) which saw a rise in participants, in judges and even in prize, now it’s even better! The 3rd PCB Design Contest is officially back.

As a maker, hacker, electronic student, electronic engineer, designer, startup or simply a hobbyist, this is the moment you have been waiting for. Join PCBWay 3rd Edition of PCB Design Contest from anywhere in the world and stand a chance to win really big by simply doing what you love building a cool PCB projects and they are offering over $5000 in total prizes plus the launch of your product to market!

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.

This yearly PCB Design Contest aims to provide a platform for talented hardware hackers, makers, Electronic Engineers, Hobbyists and artists to compete to build a better future with open hardware and also support startups and entrepreneurs to launch their products.

This 3rd edition they have invited many experienced engineers and successful well known technology entrepreneurs as judges.



Submission starts on 25 October 2019 16:00 and ends on the 25 April 2020 16:00 CHN Time Zone(GMT+8). You still have enough time to come up with your unique cool hardware product that you can submit in the contest but the sooner the better as you will need enough time to engage with your friends and followers on social media and respond to questions related to your project, as all these can boost up your chances to the ultimate price.


The prize has been increased compared to previous contests. There are two winning categories, the Best Designs with 1st, 2nd and 3rd price and the Most Popular Designs with also 1st, 2nd and 3rd price.

As a token of appreciation in participating in the contest, the 10 runner ups will also be rewarded with $20 in coupons+2,000 Beans + Startup Service (Bring the product to market and sell it in PCBWayer Bazaar).


  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

More information about the contest can be found on official contest page below:

PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest

You can also see the current entries from the link below:

PCBWay 3rd PCB Design Contest Entries

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