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The Rube Goldberg Cartoon Contest®

DRAW your own Rube Goldberg invention cartoon and send it in to enter the competition. All ages & FREE!

About the Contest

This is where it all started for Rube! He was a cartoonist first and he was the founding father of the National Cartoon Society. The top 20 submissions for this contest will be announced on our website and at the Reuben Awards, the highest honor for a cartoonist and named after Rube.

  • All ages, free
  • 3 divisions: 16 & under, 17 & over, and Professional
  • 20 invention cartoons will be selected for the web gallery show
  • Judged by the RGI team and members of the NCS
  • Prizes include Visa gift cards, a framed Rube Goldberg print & more!