This contest is now closed — thank you to everyone who submitted. If you missed the deadline but are still interested in having your project profiled, send us the details and we’ll review it for posting.

Arduino has been called the microcontroller that helped inspire the maker movement. We want to see how Arduino is inspiring you. Today we’re launching an Arduino project contest. The winner will receive $5,000 for air fare and hotel expenses for two to attend Maker Faire Rome Sept. 28-Oct.5, 2014. The period for submission of applications runs from today to April 25, 2014. The winner will be announced April 30, 2014

Think you’ve got what it takes? Click here to enter and read the complete rules here. Good luck!