rigid.ink Print Contest

Ends August 06, 2017

This contest has ended

Thanks to all the participants - we love you!

rigid.ink Print Contest

Submit pictures of your best 3D prints to win 1 of 15 rolls of rigid.ink PLA or Formlabs standard resin. The top print will take home a special roll of Carbonyte filament.   Carbonyte is a Carbon Nylon blended filament. It offers the highest strength of any FDM filament. It has incredible stiffness with durability and fantastic layer adhesion to keep your parts from cracking or breaking. We can’t wait to see your prints!


Winners chosen at random:

Best Print:

  • Logo formlabs 1
  • Logo rigid ink

How To Enter

  1. Download a design from Pinshape.

  2. 3D print the design! 🎉

  3. Upload photos of your Print along with your print settings to Pinshape. Make sure to check a box on the upload form that says:

    Submit this model to the rigid.ink Print Contest

Rules & Eligibility

  1. Contestants can enter as many times as they want
  2. Prints can not have been entered into previous contests
  3. Each unique print uploaded to Pinshape counts as 1 entry
  4. Free shipping to North America and Europe only

Judging Criterion

  • 25 points

    Complexity of Model - More complex prints get more points

  • 25 points

    Print Quality - The better the print turned out, the more points you’ll get

  • 25 points

    Image Composition - Is the print presented creatively and beautifully?

  • 25 points

    Imagine Clarity - Is the print in focus and well lit?


Pavel Rauš

Pinshape Ambassador

My name’s Pavel and I’m from Brno in Czech Republic. I was studying an industrial school in my hometown, however, life showed me the impressive world of 3D printing and my hobby has suddenly turned into regular job.

Ed Tyson


Ed Tyson is the ambiguously self proclaimed 'Office Astronaut' at rigid.ink. He's determined to wage war on the poor printing advice and inconsistent reliability standards that plague the industry.

Zach Frew

Community Manager, Pinshape

Zachary Frew is the Community Manager for Formlabs and Pinshape and spends much of his time seeing both 3D printing’s most impressive creations and creative failures. His current interests include algorithmically generated design using tools like OpenSCAD and freeform sculpting with Zbrush.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Have Questions or Comments? Talk To Us!

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