Want to kickstart a makerspace in your school? Get designing now and then enter the Autodesk® Make It Real Challenge for a chance to win a 3D printer, laser cutter, and more for your school!

How to Enter

Embark on a making journey with football star James White and last year's Make It Real winners.

Win an incredible kit to
inspire your school's inventors

What would your class create with a 3D printer, laser cutter, and electronic kits (and much more)? We're giving four lucky schools the chance to find out.

Grand Prize: Makerspace for your school

4 winners

Two New England* winners

Two US + Canada winners

$15,000+

of prizes in each package
See what's included

Honorable mention: Chromebooks

8 winners
$2,400+

of prizes in each package
See what's included

Dremel Printer Ultimaker
Chromebook

How to enter

1

Make an awesome video

Show us how creative you can be and why you deserve to win.

Read the rules

2

Complete the entry form

Students and teachers, tell us more about your ideas and your school.

3

Start making today

You can start making today! Check out the rest of makingstartshere.com for inspiration.

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Judging criteria

Voice

Your video doesn't have to be super-professional - just make it fun! How does everyone win through designing and making? Can you spark this conversation beyond your own school through your video? #AutodeskMakeItReal

Creativity

Think BIG. We want your most innovative ideas. What would you do with these tools? Surprise us with new and clever projects you are imagining!

Read the rules

Need

Be persuasive. How will winning make a difference for your school? Why does making matter to students at your school?

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Entry window will close on February 4, 2019.

Grand prize: Makerspace for your school

What would you do with a makerspace at your school worth over $15,000?

Dremel DigiLab Laser Cutter

1 Dremel DigiLab Laser Cutter

Ultimaker 3 3D Printer

1 Ultimaker 3 3D Printer

Chromebook

10 Chromebooks

Sparkfun Inventor's Kits

5 Sparkfun Inventor's Kits

Arduino Basic Kits

10 Arduino Basic Kits

Mobile Makerspace Cart

1 Mobile Makerspace Cart

Honorable mention: Chromebooks

Eight schools will receive a set of Chromebooks.

Chromebook

10 Chromebooks

Winners from last year

Need inspiration? Check out the amazing winners from last year.

Carolyn De Jesus and Deina Lopes

BOSTON INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMERS ACADEMY | BOSTON, MA

Mary Frank

NORTHERN LEHIGH MIDDLE SCHOOL | SLATINGTON, PA

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*New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut