The Hangar Maker Tournament


  • Submissions for Challenge #3 must be received by 8pm on June 29th to be considered for Challenge #3 Grand Prize. 
  • Grand Prize winner for Challenge #3 will win a $50 Michaels gift card, announced May 8th. 
  • Participants with complete submissions for all three challenges in the Hangar Maker Tournament by 8pm on June 29th will receive a $20 Michaels gift card.
  • Late submissions for Challenge #1 and Challenge #2 will still count towards tournament participation award! For Paper Mache Challenge submission guidelines, click here. For Cardboard Challenge submission guidelines, click here.



  • Children, Teens, and Adults are invited to participate.
  • Watch the video tutorial on the Hangar’s youtube playlist to learn the basics of book art with paper mache
  • Check out the links in the video’s description for more helpful instructions and project ideas

STEP 2: On your mark…get set… Make! 

  • Create a stop motion video at least five seconds long
  • All entries must be original
  • Stop motion can take a lot of time to make, so you’ll have two weeks to complete this challenge
  • Your video can be about anything and use any materials – as long as they only move in stop motion!
  • Bonus Points for stop motion videos that promote the library or our summer reading program!   

STEP 3: Entry Submission 

  • Email us at: 
  • Entries must include: 
    • Subject: STOP MOTION
    • First and Last name 
    • Email address
    • Phone Number
    • Video file or link to your original video uploaded to social media
      • Longer video files may be too large to attach to an email!
      • You can upload your video project to facebook, instagram, or youtube and send the link instead
      • Make sure the privacy settings for your video are set to “public” or “everyone”
    • Bonus points (not required): Social Media platform used and handle 
      • If you don’t already, follow the Placentia Library on Facebook (@PlacentiaLibrary) and/or Instagram (@Placentialib).
      • Post a photo or video of your finished piece. Posts must tag Placentia Library AND use both hashtags: #MadeAtPLD and #HangarMakerTournamentPart3
  • 1 Entry per person or team.