Co-Making the Future

2017 China-US Young Maker Competition

A program in collaboration with Intel
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Join our competition and build innovative projects that solve real world problems. Compete against makers and tinkerers from China and become the ultimate global maker!

Community Development
Enviromental Protection
Health & Fitness

US Semi-Finalists

The best US projects will be announced on June 30th.

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Stage 1

Show us what you’re made of. Submit your project here by June 24th.

Stage 2

Judging begins June 24th for US entries. 10 US semi-finalists will be announced by June 26th.

Stage 3

The final competition will take place in Beijing, China from August 8th to August 11th.


US Semi-Finalists

All-expense paid trip to Beijing to compete in the final competition.

Final Competition

First prize: $15,000 USD
Second prize: $8,000 USD
Third prize: $5,000 USD

Judging Criteria

Innovation and Creativity

Is the product innovative and creative?

Application Prospects

Does the product have application prospects?


Is the product complete?


Need hardware to complete your submission? We are also giving away 100 free Intel boards: 50 Arduino 101 board powered by the Intel® Curie™ module and 50 Intel® Edison™ developer kits for those who need them. Should you require a free board, submit a project idea, and we'll pick the best and most complete ones on a first come, first served basis by 05/30/2017 11:59PM. This is an optional step.

Terms & Conditions

Read more about the competition on our Hackster page.