3DVIA Challenge: Big Rig Drag Racing
Challenge extended 1 week, due to community requests!
Welcome back everyone to the 3DVIA Challenge! During the break, we talked about challenge ideas on the forums, and one idea stood up among the rest. Make a 3DVIA Challenge in Don‘s flavor. TRUCKS! And not just any trucks, Don likes to go very fast, so this challenge is all about Drag Racing Behemoths!
To get you all into the mood, I found this little gem on YouTube.
For this challenge, we want to see your Racing Big Rigs! Build the fastest most aerodynamic Big Rig! This challenge is open to all age groups, you build the ship, we’ll make you famous!
Come on and test your mettle against the best of our community for the chance at fame and fortune. Winners will recieve all the acclaim of being own of our Challenge Champions, a special page we create with your winning entry, and a space on our newsletter, letting everyone know who the Champion is.
Are you the next Champion?
REMEMBER THESE KEY DATES:
UPLOAD YOUR MODELS:
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 through Sunday, Febuary 7, 2010
Monday Febuary 8, 2010 through Wednesday Febuary 10, 2010
Wednesday Febuary 10, 2010
3DVIA USERS – HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CHALLENGE:
A summary of the terms and conditions is included here.
1. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
1a. You must be a registered user of 3DVIA.com
3DVIA accounts are free, sign up here.
1b. No Age Restriction.
1c. DS 3DVIA employees involved in the organization of this contest (including their family members) and members of any agencies involved in the organization of this contest (including their families) are not eligible.
2a. You must upload one “Big Rig” model by Sunday Febuary 7, 2010.
Starting on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 through Sunday, Febuary 7, 2010, upload your best “Big Rig” to 3DVIA. Only new to 3DVIA and original work will be considered, 1 submission per user, NO team entries.
2b. You must tag your 3D model with “3DVIAChallenge17″.
2c. Models created using the 3DVIA Shape software which constitute derivative works reproducing existing models created by third parties under the Creative Commons license are eligible for this contest.
More information about Creative Commons can be found at http://creativecommons.org/ and, with respect to the existing licenses, at http://creativecommons.org/about/license.
2d. Models created using the 3DVIA PrintScreen software or any other software that copies existing 3D models, as well as creations containing any third party proprietary elements are not eligible for this contest.
3. LICENSE TO USE THE MODELS
3a. By uploading your model to enter the contest you are granting DS and DS Subsidiaries certain rights regarding how your model may be used to help promote 3DVIA in the marketplace.
4a. A jury made up of six 3DVIA representatives will judge each model from 1-10 (10 being the best score) based on the models artistic merit, technical merit and accuracy.
Artistic Design - Eye catching design, the coolness of the model.
Technical Accuracy – Mechanical or realistic accuracy and detail
Modeling Efficiency – Polygonal construction, modeling skill.
If more than one model receives the same score, each model with the same score will be designated as a Winner and will receive the same prize.
4b. The winner will be announced on the 3DVIA.com web site on Wednesday Febuary 10, 2009.
4c. Decisions of the 3DVIA representatives are final.