Print To Win Contest

Ends March 1, 2016

This Contest Has Ended

Thanks to all the participants - we love you!

Share Your Prints, Win Free Filament or a License to Simplify3D!

You’re a maker which means that you love printing new designs. Now, you can be rewarded for doing what you love by uploading a picture of your Print on Pinshape! When you upload a Print, you’ll be entered into a draw to win 1 of 30 2lb rolls of IC3D ABS or PLA filament! If you Print a design that hasn’t been printed yet on Pinshape you will get 2 entries into the draw. The best picture of a print will win a license for Simplify3D! The more prints you upload, the better chances you have to win.

Ends on: March 1, 2016 at 23:59:59 PST

IC3D Print to Win Contest!
Pinshape & IC3D Print to Win Contest! Prizes


Enter the Draw

  • Win 1 of 30 Rolls of ABS/PLA Filament from IC3D (Free Shipping*)

Top Prize for Best Print

  • 1x License for Simplify3D Slicing Software ($149 USD Value)
  • 2x Roll of 2lb IC3D Filament


  • Pinshape Contest Judge Michael Cao

    Michael Cao

    IC3D Founder / CEO Chief Extrusion Officer

    An automotive design engineer for some of America's most beloved vehicles, Michael brings his attention to detail, precision and aesthetic to lead the production of IC3D's high quality filaments.

  • Pinshape Contest Judge Danny Sánchez

    Danny Sánchez

    Industrial Designer / Pinshape Ambassador

    During the day, Danny is the lead UX/UI designer for a software development company; at night he is the mind behind MiniWorld, a startup of 3D printable landmarks of the world inspired by his travels. His diverse experience in industrial design ranges from medical equipment to vehicles, where 3D modeling and printing were key for prototyping for plastic injection manufacture. Aside from technical skills, Danny's strengths are empathy and creativity to design outstanding physical or digital user experiences.

Rules & Eligibility

  1. Contestants can enter as many times as they want.
  2. Entries of prints that haven’t been printed before (at the time of upload) will receive 2 entries into the draw to win filament.
  3. Each unique print uploaded to Pinshape counts as 1 entry.
  4. Filament winners will be randomly chosen.
  5. Simplify3D License will go to the best picture of a print
  6. Open worldwide (free shipping)


We want to reward those who upload amazing photos of their prints! That’s why we are giving away 1 license to Simplify3D and 2 rolls of IC3D filament to the best picture of a print! Pictures of prints will be judged on the following: Pictures of prints will be judged on the following:

Complexity of Model (25 Points)
More complex prints get more points.
Print Quality (25 Points)
The better the print turned out, the more points you’ll get.
Image Composition (25 Points)
Is the print presented creatively and beautifully?
Image Clarity (25 Points)
Is the print in focus and well lit?

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enter the contest?

Print a design on Pinshape and upload the Print to Pinshape! Make sure you take a good photo of it because you could also win a license to Simplify3D Slicing Software ($149 USD value).

When/how will the winners be announced?

The winner will be announced in the week following the end of the contest, in a post on the Pinshape blog. If you’re a winner, you’ll be contacted directly by the Pinshape team.

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