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CGTrader’s Easter 3D Printing Challenge Looks to Award Thousands of Dollars in Prizes

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Easter is just three days away, and that means lots of fun, Easter candy, and best of all, the creativity centered around kids making their own unique Easter eggs and decorations. Growing up, every Christian child likely has dyed Easter eggs. It’scgrader-1 probably one of the most memorable experiences children have of the holiday.

A couple of weeks ago CGTrader, one of the world’s leading 3D model marketplace for computer graphics and 3D printing, announced the launch on their Easter 3D Printing Challenge. The challenge, which is sponsored by Sculpteo, 3DPrintUK, Reprapworld, PIRX, and Zatopa, runs until May 5th, and looks to award designers for their 3d modelling creativity, targeted towards the Easter holiday.

Many of the submissions in the early going are 3d printable models which include decorated Easter eggs, egg holders, Easter bunny caricatures, and more.

There will be two different categories of the challenge, including one for single models, and one for entire portfolios of models. Each category will have a grand prize winner, as well as two runner ups. Below are the prizes for each category.

Best Easter’s 3D Printable Portfolio:

Grand Prize:

  • Fully Assembled Pirx 3D printer
  • Printer Filament from Zatopa
  • Printer Filament from RepRapWorld
  • 3D print your model of choice by 3D Print UK
  • CGTrader T-shirt

Runners Up:

  • $50 gift card to shop at Sculpteo
  • Printer Filament from Zatopa
  • Printer Filament from RepRapWorld
  • 3D Print your model of choice at CGTrader
  • CGTrader T-shirt

Best Easter’s 3D Printable Model:

Grand Prize:

  • $400 from CGTrader
  • $100 gift card to shop at Sculpteo
  • Printer Filament from Zatopa
  • Printer Filament from RepRapWorld
  • 3D Print your model of choice at CGTrader
  • CGTrader T-shirt

Runners Up:

  • $100 gift card to shop on Sculpteo
  • Printer Filament from Zatopa
  • Printer Filament from RepRapWorld
  • 3D Print your model of choice at CGTrader
  • CGTrader T-shirt

Winners will be chosen by a judging panel made up of representatives from CGtrader, as well and the sponsors of the contest. The judges will look for the top portfolios and models based on uniqueness, general achievement, quality of design, and innovation. Designers who enter the portfolio contest with over 10 models, can also submit their individual models into the single model contest. Further details on the Easter Challenge can be found here. If you decide to participate, we would love for you to post your entries into the 3DPrintboard 3D printing gallery as well.

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