- Contest entry deadline is Monday, March 6, 2017 09:00 pm PST (+8 UTC)
- Entries must be Sci-Fi themed
- Entries can be anything from cosplay to code on a micro, but must include some type of electronics
- Existing projects, or projects that were entered in previous our previous Sci-Fi contest but did not win a prize are eligible for submission as entries in this Contest with the following restrictions:
- A new project page must be created
- The project must be significantly different from when previously entered and show meaningful development during the course of the Contest.
- Projects must fill out the description, details, components, and project logs.
- Use of time travel devices to extend contest deadline is prohibited.
- Projects must be open source. 3D CAD files, Source code, schematics, and board layouts for the project software must be either posted in the files section, or include a link to a public repository such as Github.
- All entries will be judged by Hackaday staff.
- Contest is open to residents of Planet Earth only. Extraterrestrials must obtain planetary citizenship before entering.
- Hackaday Staff, Employees of SupplyFrame, Judges or the family of any of the preceding are not eligible to take part in this contest. Everyone is still encouraged to build awesome stuff and show it off though.
- How novel or interesting is the entry?
- How well is the project documented? (Can it be replicated and built upon by the average hacker?)
- How complete is the entry? Projects don’t have to be complete or working to enter, however those which are finished and working by the deadline may be judged higher.