Q: How do you participate in the Hack Your Halloween contest?
1) You can either participate independently online, join an event at your local Chapter, host an informal meet up of your own, or sign up for a Saturday workshop at the new littleBits store.
2) Upload your project to the Project Page with the hashtag #HackHalloween in the header by midnight (EST) on Saturday, October 31.
Q: Can I only make one project?
No, you can make as many as you’d like.
Q: Can I work with a partner?
A: You bet.
Q: How much time typically goes into a Hack Your Halloween project?
A: We suggest spending at least two hours on your project.
Q: What if I need help on my project?
A: We have experienced community members love helping others with troubleshooting and ideas. Post your questions to the Hack Your Halloween section in the forums.
Q: Who am I competing against?
A: All other projects submitted. You can focus your project on specific category to increase your chances!
Q: What criteria will be considered by the judges?
A: Creativity, design, cinematography, originality, and documentation of the project.
Q: How many prizes will be given out?
A: Five in total.
Q: What are the categories and prizes?
Most Terrifying Prank (Bits of your choice up to $250 + a Go Pro camera)
Best How-to (Bits of your choice up to $250 + a Go Pro camera)
Best Short Film (Bits of your choice up to $250 + a Go Pro camera)
Leading Spooky Pumpkin (Bits of your choice up to $250 + a Go Pro camera)
Best Creepy Costume Design (Bits of your choice up to $250 + a Go Pro camera)