ESP32 Design Contest 2018

Shanghai, China & Susteren, Netherlands
Jan 2, 2018

Espressif co-organizes with Elektor International Media the ESP32 Design Contest in 2018. Register now!

Sign up for our ESP32 Design Contest and get your creative juices flowing in 2018! The competition is open to anyone in the international maker community, aged 18 or older.  Up to a thousand participants will be offered an ESP32-PICO-KIT V4 for free, provided they submit  a carefully-planned project proposal by 24:00 hrs CET, on January 31st, 2018. Although there is a focus on Espressif’s new ESP32-PICO-KIT, any ESP32-based hardware platform can be used in the competing projects. 

ESP32 is the most integrated Wi-Fi & Dual-Mode Bluetooth chip in the IoT industry. ESP32 can perform as a complete standalone system or as a slave device to a host microcontroller, reducing communication stack overhead on the main application processor. Our rich series of ESP32-based modules and developments boards are bound to inspire you to build any low-power and high-performing IoT solution. To find a jaw-dropping example of what ESP32 is able to do, click on here.


For your chance to win one of our awesome hardware prizes, submit your completed projects by 24:00 hrs CET, on March 31st, 2018. Our judges will select the winners, who will earn our amazing prizes that have a total retail value of €2,500 approximately! Here they are:

Contest Deadlines

  • January 31st, 2018, at 24:00 hrs CET: Deadline for submitting carefully-planned project ideas
  • March 31st, 2018, at 24:00 hrs CET: Deadline for submitting completed projects

How to enter

First of all, you need to register here, but make sure you have read the contest’s terms and conditions. A valid postal address is required, so we can send you one of the 1,000 ESP32-PICO-KIT V4 boards we are giving away for free.

Winning Tips

  • Be creative.
  • The more complete the documentation you provide, the more points your project will be awarded.
  • Provide complete schematics and full source code.
  • Add a video that demonstrates your project.
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