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07 July 2008, 05:05 PM
Shapeways, a leading global community for 3D co-creation production is having a contest for all 3D artists. Its inviting all 3D artists to submit their hottest object designs and have it be produced into physical tangible products by and showcased at SIGGRAPH 2008. The submissions will be accepted from July 29th 2008 to August 7th 2008. The top 10 finalist will be announced on August 11th. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on August 15th, 2008.

To submit just sign up for the site on ( Register as a BETA user and use the BETA code: ContestSiggraph From there follow these 3 steps:

1. upload your object design (STL, Collada, X3D)

2. Upload a rendering representing the finalized object

3. Enter the tag "SIGGRAPHContest."

Best of Luck!

08 August 2008, 04:32 PM
The contest ends this Thursday (August 7th) so if you haven't sent out your submissions definitely send em ASAP. :)

Shapeways did a post on the contest up on their blog, check it out here:!.html#extended (

08 August 2008, 06:55 PM
The 10 finalists have just been announced for the Shapeways 3D contest. They are:

"Fire Husky" submitted by madebybard

"GasGuy" submitted by frigi

"Little Lieutenant" submitted by BrodyB

"Moebius Ants" submitted by andre.bois

"Nerd Glasses" submitted by Wildsketch

"Sailboat" submitted by Heofz

"Sophia Big" submitted by David Smit

"Sphere Keeper" submitted by Wildsketch

"Stickman balance toy" submitted by benstabler

"The Birth of an Idea" submitted by jongold

You can vote for the winning design @ (

and registering with Shapeways. The winner will be announced on August 14th @ Siggraph.

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