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Materialise Educational Contest Winners Announced

After tallying up the votes from 10,000 people and a panel of expert judges — and reviewing 308 submissions from a total of 74 schools — Belgian 3D printing giant Materialise…

MyMiniFactory Sponsoring a 3D Printed GoPro Camera Accessory Design Contest

When Nick Woodman founded GoPro in 2002 after a surfing trip to Australia it was because he craved a camera system that could capture professional results in difficult conditions. To…

Space Age Technology… in Space: 3D Print Challenge by NASA

There are few technologies that are currently revolutionizing human capabilities as much as those offered through 3D printing. What if you wanted to make that into something even more cutting…

16 Major 3D Designers Go Head-to-Head in Contest at 3D Printer World Expo

At the end of January, 16 leading 3D artists will demonstrate their skill in a contest at this year’s 3D Printer World Expo 2015 Burbank. The Expo, which runs from January…

Ultimate 3D Printing Giveaway Wraps Up this Month – Win 1 of 9 3D printers or 1 of 140 other prizes!

It’s the holiday season, and there are probably thousands of people who have 3D printers on their wish lists, but unfortunately won’t end up getting one. No worries though, there…

3Denovo: Win the 3D Printed Model That You Vote For – Baymax, The Flash, Bad Banana & More

Am I the only one whose holidays always somehow revolve around action figures?  One time my mom accidentally labeled a present intended for my brother to me.  It was a…

Photograph LulzBot’s Rocktopus Mascot and Win The New LulzBot ‘Mini’ 3D Printer

What if someone told you that you could win your own new open source desktop 3D printer simply by photographing an octopus?  That sounds odd, but also maybe too good…

Topcoder Challenges Tech Innovators to Create Collaborative Relationships Between Haptics and 3D Printing

3D technology is developing at a furious pace and, while there is plenty of competition, complete with races to the finish line between innovators in the field, there is also…

Shapeways Holiday 3D Printed Wishlist Contest Will Award Grand Prize of a $500 In-store Credit

There is one thing better than wishing — and that’s winning. It’s the season of giving, and while you are busy doing that for others, Shapeways may have something very…

Proto-Pasta Plans to Release a New Exotic 3D Printer Filament: Design their limited edition spool!

A hip group of Vancouver, Washington makers and tinkerers, Proto-pasta, has launched a contest for budding or professional designers. The contest precedes Proto-pasta’s release of a new 3D printer filament,…

‘Crash the Super Bowl’ Contest Leads to Dream of 3D Printing Doritos

The possibility of combining Doritos with 3D printing may actually be the lifelong fantasy of a significant number of people. Don’t get too excited yet, though. The Dorito 3D printer…

CGTrader Sets the Challenge: Pimp Your 3D Printable Gadget to Win!

Lithuania-based CGTrader is a design-driven 3D model marketplace serving both computer graphics and 3D printing uses. Artists share and sell designs through this community, and customers can either browse the…

Students Can Now Design Space Tools to be 3D Printed And Used in Outer Space

With the launch of Space X, a 3D printer has been sent to the International Space Station for the fabrication of various objects in outer space. When the 3D printer,…

Shapeways Seeks 3D Printable iPhone 6 Case Designs Via $500 ‘Extend the Function Contest’

One of the first things people usually print after setting up their new 3D printer, is a smartphone case. This is likely because it’s easy, usually quick, and is actually…

3D Scanning the World – Travel Competition Announced by My Mini Factory

If you are looking for a big project, look no further than the My Mini Factory ‘Scan the World’ travel competition. The creators of My Mini Factory have issued a…

Shapeways Announces ‘3D Animation to 3D Print’ Contest

If you have been toying around with the idea of creating a series of figurines to accompany the series of Saturday morning ready cartoons that you have kicking around in…

3DPB & 3DPrint Launch Ultimate 3D Printing Giveaway – 9 3D Printers, 140+ Winners, & $13,000+ in Prizes

Over the course of the past year or so, we have seen 3D printing contests and giveaways launch on an almost daily basis. As 3D printing manufacturers, filament resellers, and…

RadioShack’s 3rd ‘Guess The Print’ Contest Runs Until 9:30pm EST

If you are like me, you love sitting in front of your 3D printer being mesmerized by its motions, as it fabricates your next little trinket. I have found myself staring at…

Pinshape’s 3D Printed Kids’ Toys Design Challenge Has Launched

If you somehow managed to marry Etsy to a 3D printer, their offspring would probably look somewhat like Pinshape. This startup was launched in 2014 and a visit to their…

NASA Teams With Makerbot to Launch ‘Mars Base Challenge’ 3D Printing Contest

Mars, the red planet that NASA hopes to send astronauts to, within the next couple of decades, provides the space agency  a laundry list of challenges. Besides the difficulties that…

You Can Now 3D Print Your Own 79 Piece T-Rex Skeleton & Remix it For a Chance to Win Prizes

Imagine owning your own miniature Tyrannosaurus Rex. Well now you can, thanks in part to MakerBot, and their ever growing Digital Store. Just released earlier today was a complete replica…

Contest For Best 3D Printed Food, Business Idea

3D Food printing is a whole new technology which has really begun to take off this year. Earlier in the year 3D Systems, the largest 3D printing company in the…

IAM3D Challenge 2014 Gives Mechanical Engineering Students a Chance to Win Cash

The inaugural American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D (IAM3d) Challenge has officially launched.  The contest, which is designed to provide mechanical engineering and multidisciplinary/engineering technology undergraduate students…

Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo Coming to New York & Set to Give Away Eight 3D Printers

3D Printing conferences and expos are gaining in popularity. There are literally several dozen of these every few months, going on all over the world. One conference that has really…