Print to Win
Proto-Pasta Filament!

Ends September 30, 2016

This Contest Has Ended

Thanks to all the participants - we love you!

Share Your Prints & Win Free Proto-Pasta Filament!

If you love experimenting with new filament, we’ve got something special in store for this contest! We’re challenging you to show off your best prints to win 1 of 5 rolls of Proto-Pasta’s specialty filament. Be one of the first to try their newly released Matte Fiber HTPLA or choose from any other Proto-pasta material like carbon fiber or steel!

Everyone who uploads a print will also be entered in a draw to win 20 150g rolls of experimental, unreleased HTPLA in unique colours (like glitter or pearl) that may never be reproduced. You do not need any special nozzles to print with this awesome material.

Ends on: September 30, 2016 at 23:59:59 PST

Print to Win Proto-Pasta Filament!
Pinshape & Print to Win Proto-Pasta Filament! Prizes


🎉 For winners chosen at random

  • 20 rolls of exclusive, unreleased HTPLA in a selection of unique colours and finishes

🏆 Top 5 Best Functional Prints


  • Pinshape Contest Judge Dustin Cram

    Dustin Cram


    Founder of ProtoPlant and a licensed Professional Engineer, Dustin Cram leads electro-mechanical design of our extrusion machinery and is an expert in materials processing. He is co-inventor on several patents, has hardware on the Solar Dynamics Observatory currently flying in space, and is passionate about design and manufacturing.

  • Pinshape Contest Judge Daniel Noree

    Daniel Noree

    Pinshape Ambassador

    Daniel is the designer and creator of the Open R/C Project. He is also a blogger, speaker, and maker -- Daniel does it all! Whether it's improving ways to apply 3D printing to everyday life, or developing mesmerizing projects to showcase 3D printing, Daniel knows how to get the job done.

Rules & Eligibility

  1. Contestants can enter as many times as they want.
  2. Each unique print uploaded to Pinshape counts as 1 entry.
  3. 20 winners will be chosen at random to win 150g roll of HTPLA.
  4. Speciality filament winners will be selected by the judges based on criteria above.
  5. Free worldwide shipping for winners!


The top 5 best prints will win a speciality filament of their choice from Proto-Pasta. 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 snap a great photo of your print! Upload your print to Pinshape and be sure to check the box that says “Submit this model to Print to Win Proto-Pasta Filament!”.

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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