The 13th annual TraceParts design competition has been launched

Once again, TraceParts is challenging the CAD community with a Christmas tree design competition

Saint-Romain, France, December 2, 2019 - For the end-of-year celebrations, TraceParts - one of the world's leading providers of 3D digital content, is organizing a design competition based on the theme of Christmas trees, which will run until 18 December.


The aim for entrants is to create a 3D Christmas tree using as many of the freely-available parts on the TraceParts CAD content platform as possible with the CAD software or image retouching program of their choice. Over 100 million parts are available from 800+ catalogs!

Participants must send a screen shot of their Christmas tree until December 18, 2019 to contest@traceparts.com. The size of the file should not exceed 5 Mb.

On December 20, the three winning entries will be picked from the most original and successful creations and which will subsequently be displayed on TraceParts.com.

A "DJI Mavic Mini Drone" including the Fly More Combo - an extensive equipment package - and a respectable flight time of up to 30 minutes awaits the winner. The runner-up can get a "Makeblock robot kit". The third winner can look forward to a technical journey through time in the form of the retro console "The C64 Mini".

All the 3D files available on the TraceParts CAD-content platform are compatible with the most popular native CAD software such as SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER & Creo, Inventor, AutoCAD, Solid Edge, TopSolid, Geomagic Design, Kompas 3D, SpaceClaim, SketchUp, Autodesk REVIT, ZW3D, Draftsight, HiCAD, TurboCAD, T-FLEX, SolidFace, Elecworks, Gstarcad, IronCAD, MagicPart, SolidWorks Electrical, DesignSpark Mechanical and DesignSpark Electrical.

The majority of neutral CAD file-formats are also supported, notably DWG, DXF, IGES, STEP, SAT, JT, VRML and many others including STL.

TraceParts wishes all participants lots of fun with this contemplative design task and looks forward to receiving some dazzling Christmas tree designs.

About TraceParts
TraceParts is one of the world's leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering. As part of the Trace Group founded in 1990, the company provides powerful web-based solutions, such as CAD part libraries, electronic catalogs and product configurators.

TraceParts offers digital marketing services to help part vendors, 3D printing suppliers, software and computer hardware vendors promote their products and services and generate high-quality B2B sales leads.

The TraceParts portal is available free-of-charge to millions of CAD users worldwide. It provides access to hundreds of supplier catalogs and more than 100 million CAD models and product data-sheets that perfectly meet the specific needs of design, purchasing, manufacturing and maintenance processes and operations.

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