We Need Your Hardware Battlefield Submissions Right Now

Look, people, we’re giving you the chance of a lifetime here: this is Hardware Battlefield where participating startups getting free exhibition space at the 2015 International CES and competing for $50,000 and the coveted Metal Man trophy.

For the first time, TechCrunch has partnered with the CEA to be an official media partner of the tradeshow. This means companies selected to participate in Hardware Battlefield will get even more attention from the press, investors and hardware distributors.

The complete list of rules can be found here, but essentially, if you’re a hardware company looking to launch your first product around CES, we want you to launch on our stage.

But first you have to apply. And you only have a week left. The application deadline is next Saturday, the 15th.

Entry is free and is open to all hardware companies planning to launch (crowdfund or ship) product in a two-week window before or after January 10. We highly encourage launching your product for the first time on our stage so it receives the biggest impact.

Email Matt, me or TechCrunch’s Battlefield editor, Sam O’Keefe with any questions.