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Stratasys (Minneapolis, Minnesota) has announced the winners of its 10th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The global contest challenges students in middle school, high school, college, and art and architecture programs to redesign existing products or create new ones to improve how a task is completed. Visit the Stratasys website to view this year’s winners.
Judges Todd Grimm of T.A. Grimm & Associates, Patrick Gannon of Thogus/RP+M, Tim Shinbara of the AMT—The Association For Manufacturing Technology and Rachel Park of 3D Printing Industry selected the top three entries in the middle/high school engineering, college engineering, and art and architecture categories. First place winners will be awarded $2,500 scholarships, with second and third place winners receiving $1,000 scholarships. This year’s competition also included an extreme sports bonus category, in which one winner was chosen to receive a $250 prize. Entries were evaluated on creativity, mechanical soundness and realistic achievability.