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    Monthly Themes
    Monthly Theme Poll

     

    Current Contests:

    Home Automation
    A Question of Scale

    Upcoming Contest:

    Electromagnetism

    Previous Contests:

    Wearable Tech
    Merry Boxes & LEDs

     

     

    Current Contests:

     

     

    Upcoming Contest:

     

     

    Previous Contests:

     

    • Monthly Theme:  Wearable Tech - Closes: 2019, January 14th
      • Build tech into costumes, accessibility objects, fashion accessories, everyday clothing, and more! Suggest a PocketBeagle wearable project for the chance to win a free board to use in your project.

     

    Monthly Electronics & Design Competitions
    Project Competition:Home Automation A Question of Scale Electromagnetism
    Opening Date:2019 - 14th in Jan2018 - 14th in Dec2019 - 14th in Feb
    Meet the Projects:2019 - 3rd in Mar2019 - 4th in Feb2019 - 8th in Apr
    Competition Closes:2019 - 14th in Mar2019 -14th in Feb2019 - 15th in Apr
    Volunteer Judging:2019 - 14th in Mar2019 - 14th in Feb2019 - 15th in Apr
    Winners Announced:2019 - 19th in Mar2019 - 21st in Feb2019 - 24th in Apr

     

    Be Original
    Stick to the Theme
    • Come up with a clever name that make's your project memorable!
      • This project is your baby! Part of the fun of bringing something new into the world is coming up with a name.
    • Introduce something new or that is not commercially available or affordable!
    • If you have an idea for a project that doesn't fit the current theme then submit your idea in the comments section of the monthly poll.
    List the Steps
    Submit Video Proof
    • Provide the steps you took to complete your project (text, video, or images).
      • This could be a step by step how-to-guide, vlog, schematics, coding, napkin drawings, voice narration, or whatever you think will be useful!
    • If it doesn't work that's fine, this is more about the journey than the end product.
    • A short video is all that is required but you can shoot as much video as you like.
    • You are encouraged to be creative and have as much fun as possible!

     

    Projected Timeline:

     

    December 19'

    • The Holiday Special 19' (Annual): TBD Theme - 2nd in December
    • December 19' Theme: December Theme - 16th in December
    • Monthly Theme Poll: February Theme - 16th in December
    • Meet the Projects: October Theme - 9th in December
    • Volunteer Judging: October Theme - 16th in December
    • Winners Announcement: October Theme - 23rd in December
    • Trophies Awarded: October Theme - 27th in December

     

    November 19'

    • November 19' Theme: November Theme - 14th in November
    • Monthly Theme Poll: January Theme - 14th in November
    • The Holiday Special Poll (Annual): TBD Theme - 7th in November
    • Meet the Projects: September Theme - 7th in November
    • Volunteer Judging: September Theme - 14th in November
    • Winners Announcement: September Theme - 21st in November
    • Trophies Awarded: September Theme - 23rd in November

     

    October 19'

    • October 19' Theme: October Theme - 14th in October
    • Monthly Theme Poll: December Theme -  14th in October
    • Meet the Projects: August Theme -  7th in October
    • Volunteer Judging: August Theme -  14th in October
    • Winners Announcement: August Theme - 21st in October
    • Trophies Awarded: August Theme - 23rd in October

     

    September

    • September 19' Theme: September Theme - 16th in September
    • Monthly Theme Poll: November Theme - 16th in September
    • Meet the Projects: July Theme - 9th in September
    • Volunteer Judging: July Theme - 16th in September
    • Winners Announcement: July Theme - 23rd in September
    • Trophies Awarded: July Theme - 25th in September

     

    August 19'

    • August 19' Theme: August Theme - 14th in August
    • Monthly Theme Poll: October Theme - 14th in August
    • Meet the Projects: June Theme - 7th in August
    • Volunteer Judging: June Theme - 14th in August
    • Winners Announcement: June Theme - 21st in August
    • Trophies Awarded: June Theme - 23rd in August

     

    July 19'

    • July 19' Theme: July Theme - 15th in July
    • Monthly Theme Poll: September Theme - 15th in July
    • Meet the Projects: May Theme - 8th in July
    • Volunteer Judging: May Theme - 15th in July
    • Winners Announcement: May Theme - 22nd in July
    • Trophies Awarded: May Theme - 24th in July

     

    June 19'

    • June 19' Theme: June Theme - 14th in June
    • Monthly Theme Poll: August Theme - 14th in June
    • Meet the Projects: April Theme - 6th in June
    • Volunteer Judging: April Theme - 14th in June
    • Winners Announcement: April Theme - 20th in June
    • Trophies Awarded: April Theme - 22nd in June

     

    May 19'

    • May 19' Theme: May Theme - 14th in May
    • The Star Wars Poll (Annual):  Star Wars Day - 4th in May
    • Monthly Theme Poll: July Theme Poll - 14th in May
    • Meet the Projects: March Theme - 6th in May
    • Volunteer Judging: March Theme - 14th in May
    • Winners Announcement: March Theme - 22nd in May
    • Trophies Awarded: March Theme - 24th in May

     

    April 19'

    • The Birthday Special (Annual): TBD Theme - 1st of April
    • April 19' Theme:  June Theme Poll -15 in April
    • Monthly Theme Poll:  April Theme - 15th in April
    • Meet the Projects:  February Theme -8th in April
    • Volunteer Judging: February Theme - 15th in April
    • Winners Announcement: February Theme - 24th in April
    • Trophies Awarded: February Theme - 24th in April

     

    March 19'

    • March 19' Theme: January Poll - 14 in March
    • Monthly Theme Poll: May Theme -14 in March
    • Annual Birthday Special Poll: - 9th in March
    • Meet the Projects: Home Automation - 3rd in March
    • Volunteer Judging: Home Automation - 14 in March
    • Winners Announcement: Home Automation - 21 in March
    • Trophies Awarded: 24th in March

     

    February 19'

     

    January 19'

    • January 19' Theme: Home Automation
    • Monthly Theme Poll:  March Theme -14 in January
    • Trophies Awarded: 28th in January

     

    2019 Historical Timeline:

     

    February

      • Meet the Projects:
      • Volunteer to Judge:
      • Winners Announcement:
      • The February Theme Trophy:

    January

    • Probable January 18' Theme:  Home Automation

     

    2018 Historical Timeline:

    A Question of Scale
    Merry Boxes & LEDs
    Wearable Tech
    Back to Analog
    Test Instrumentation
    Clustered MCUs
    Solar Power Devices
    Movers and Shakers
    Smart Alarm Clock
    Simple Music Maker
    Open Arduino
    Robots with Wheels
    Mixing Electronics & Water
    Portable Electronics Kit

     

    December

      • The Question of Scale Trophy: TBA
      • The Question of Scale Cup:  TBA

     

    November

     

    October

     

    September

    August

    July

    June

    May

    April

     

    March

     

    February

     

    January

    2017 Historical Timeline:

    The Holiday Special
    Cool LED Display
    Simple Electronic Repairs
    Wacky Automation Devices
    Solar Powered Yard Gadget
    DIY Test Equipment
    Going Green
    Geeky Gadgets
    Techno Toys

     

    December

    November

     

    October

     

    September

     

    August

     

    July

     

    June

     

    May

     

    April