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Get Ready for a Year of Fun with
FPGA Freebie Friday!

We’re giving away swag and hardware to our Xilinx superfans once a month for a year! Each month there will be a new quiz or survey that you can participate in to be eligible for our giveaways. The quiz will be open for 1 week and winners will be announced here and on Hackster's social channels on the last Friday of every month.

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Mark Your Calendar for Next Month's Quiz!

Go to hackster.io and sign up for an account. If you already have an account, you're one step closer to winning awesome prizes!

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Fully complete the quiz or survey and your name will be entered to be eligible for the months prize. Come back each month for more chances to win!

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Go to hackster.io/xilinx and click "join community" on the top of the page. If you see "You're a member" you are ready to move on to step 3. 

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Follow the steps below to enter your name in the raffle and be eligible to win this month's prize. Don't forget to come back each month for your chance at new Freebie Friday giveaways!

Ready to get started? 

Create a Hackster Account

Follow the Xilinx Platform

Take the Quiz/Survey

February Prize

Check out some resources for developing with the MiniZed below!

Xilinx is giving away 2 MiniZed Development Boards for February Freebie Friday!

MiniZed Technical Training Course Bundle

MiniZed Motor Control Build Along - On Demand Recording

In this FREE 3-course bundle you'll learn the fundamentals of developing software applications, building a custom hardware platform and running PetaLinux tools to build embedded Linux for the MiniZed -- everything you need to get started on your next embedded system design. Each course is built around Avnet’s MiniZed - a single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board. 

Watch the on-demand recording of this interactive, live build-along that was hosted on Hackster January 30, 2020. In this workshop sponsored by Avnet and Xilinx, we go step-by-step through building a motor control project with the MiniZed. No FPGA Experience Required. 

February Quiz

This Quiz Is Closed

Check back March 6th for another opportunity to win an FPGA Freebie Friday prize! 


February winners will be announced Friday, February 28.

January Freebie Friday Winners

Congratulations to our January Winners!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?

You are eligible if you meet the following requirements at time of entry:

  • You are at least 13 years of age
  • You are not a resident of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria

OTHER QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions regarding this giveaway, please contact us at events@hackster.io.


Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MANY PRIZES ARE YOU GIVING AWAY?

It will vary each month. The  prize descriptions and number of prizes being offered each month will be posted on this page here

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY?

Each month a new quiz will be published and announced on this page and on Hackster's social media channels. You will have 1 week to submit an entry to be entered into the raffle for that month's Freebie Friday prize. 

HOW DO I KNOW IF I WON?

At the end of the month, winners will be contacted via the email provided in your quiz submission and announced here and on Hackster's social channels.

  1. Be a  Hackster community member
  2. Join the Xilinx community on Hackster
  3. Complete the quiz or survey above

HOW DO I ENTER THE GIVEAWAY?

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