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Watch Season 6 on YouTube!

Tune in now to watch the regional competitions leading to March 2023 Nationals!

About Make48

We're all about hosting incredible events for creative minds of all ages to compete.

At Make48, we strive to bring superior creator experiences to makers of all ages and backgrounds. We've had college vs college competitions, city-wide competitions and even maker challenges. All of our events are sponsored by leaders in the innovation community and who support all of us who share a love of creativity and collaboration. 

It's for everyone. We're coming to your city

Team Believe - a group of 3 sisters and their brother poses for a photo
A banner of photos of teams, tool techs, and a Make48 Balloon arch
The Process

We start with incredible sponsors

Our events are only as good as the sponsors supporting the contestants. That's why we bring the best to play.

Our Proud List

Sponsor logos including Kerry, T-Mobile, Lincoln Electric, Fastenal, Harley-Davidson, Alliant Energy and Corteva Agriscience

Our team and process is second to none

Our team of experts and planners have decades of experience creating collaborative events most people only dream about.

April Wilkerson - a maker

Our venues are as unique as the challenge itself

Every city, every venue, has a distinct strength, that's why we choose them as the place our Makers strive and thrive.

A photo of Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri

Our competitors come from all walks of life

Because we have a team of makers on standby, any age, any skill level has a chance to win...everyone is equal.

A Make48 team pitching their product to a panel of judges
Watch the Video

Ready, Go!

You've never had so much fun creating anything since you were a kid. Our competitions are fun, lively, (tiring) but oh soooo rewarding!

Watch the video!

We're On TV!
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How do you watch Make48 on TV?

Stream on Roku Channel

Watch Seasons 1 - 6 on the This Old House Makers Channel on the Roku Channel.  Channel 458 offers many episodes including new seasons of the fast-paced innovation competitions throughout the US.

Watch on YouTube

Watch behind the scenes action of our competitions including trailers and shorter sizzles to get a feel for what you can experience at one of our unique competitions.

Stream on PBS / CREATE

Experience Seasons 1 - 5 on or the PBS app or check out your local listings and enjoy access to episodes on the CREATE network or your local PBS station.

Our Sponsors

Great sponsors make for great events!

Our Instagram is InstaGreat.

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