Awards Maker 400

On-the-spot student recognition has never been easier! The Awards Maker allows you to create customized award plaques, trophy plates, bumper stickers, flashcards, nametags, decals, parking permits, general stickers, and much more in seconds. A cost-effective solution for schools, this system eliminates the time and cost of outsourcing.

With more than 750 customizable award and sticker templates in the VariQuest Software, the Awards Maker helps create a motivational environment for students, teachers, and staff.

Schools use Awards Maker 400 to...

  • Reinforce academic achievement and positive student behavior with custom award plaques and stickers
  • Help students retain key lessons on their own or in a group with customized flashcards
  • Assist in fundraising by creating and selling customized bumper stickers, award plaques, custom stickers for phone and tablet cases, decals, and more, raising funds and school spirit!
  • Save money on creating award plaques in-house rather than outsourcing
  • Create labels to mark areas of the school and provide organization


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Designed for You & By You

Choose from more than 750 pre-made, customizable templates to save time, or let out your inner artist and design your own from scratch!

On the Spot Recognition

At a print speed of 3″ per second with no dry time, spend more time recognizing students and less time printing.

Save, Raise, & Make Money

Prepare to save by bringing your awards in-house versus outsourcing, an average $4 savings per award. Join schools nationwide by implementing your Awards Maker in your student school store. Recoup the cost of your machine by selling output such as bumper stickers, awards, decals, etc.

Import Class Lists

Creating awards for the entire class? Making hundreds of parking permits? Easily import name and number lists instead of manually entering each name and/or number.

Wide Array of Supply

Sticker media and ribbons are available in 11 vibrant colors, in 3” and 4” widths, and in various adhesion types for the versatility you need.

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We’ve always had the need to show recognition to outstanding students and staff, but many times we simply made certificates from the Print Shop or Publisher. We now have a quick and easy way to make professional looking awards.
Michele Mendoza
Administrative Assistant
Awards Maker 400 Product Overview


Here's a small sample of the content available for Awards Maker 400

Common Questions

What is the average cost per finished plaque – including the sticker, ribbon and plaque?

A complete finished school award plaque costs just under $5.00.

What’s the cost difference between printing my own student award plaque using the Awards Maker versus outsourcing?

The typical savings is 45% ($5.00 vs. $9.00).

How many plaques can I print with one roll of gold or silver media?

You can print up to 200 plaques with one roll of gold or silver media.

How many plaques can I print using one roll of black ribbon?

You can print up to 580 student award plaques with one roll of black ribbon. Please see the Awards Maker 400 output costs.

How quickly does the Awards Maker print?

Up to 3” per second! One 4”x 6” sticker takes about 2 seconds to print.

Can I print variable information, such as name lists and parking permit numbers?

Yes, the VariQuest Design Center software has this built-in function.

Will other sticker media and ribbons work in the Awards Maker?

No, sticker media and ribbons sold through your authorized VariQuest dealer are matched with the system to assure high-quality output from the Awards Maker.

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Next Steps

Want to learn more about how the VariQuest tools can transform your school? Request your own free sample kit, or contact your nearest authorized VariQuest reseller by clicking below.