PyroElectro is currently running a contest for who can build the best handheld or spinning POV device using an FPGA or CPLD. They’ll be presenting an example POV using VHDL in Lesson 9 @ PyroEdu.
The top prize is a Basys2 Spartan-3E FPGA board valued at roughly $90.00. Visit PyroElectro POV contest page for more details. Deadline is August 30, 2014.