You know how things slow to a crawl during the holiday season. Well, here’s something fun to fill any downtime you might encounter.
TraceParts, a digital engineering content company, has launched its first Christmas Tree Model Contest. Through December 31, 2007, engineers are invited to build a Christmas tree using components downloaded from the TraceParts Online CAD library. Three winners will be selected and the best rendered images will be published on TraceParts corporate Web site. The Christmas trees should be designed in 3D using any CAD or picture editing software and should include as many components as possible from the TraceParts OnLine CAD library.
Contestants must send the rendered images of their tree before December 31 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winners will be announced on January 7, 2008. So what’s the prize? The first place winner gets 1,000 free CAD model files from the TraceParts Online ‘Licensed’ catalog, second place winner gets 600 files and the third place winner is eligible for 200 free files.
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