Open RC F1 Contest – Win a ZYYX+

For the last 45 days we have been running a competition with Pinshape revolving around the Open RC F1 car. A great 3D printable design by our friend and partner, Daniel Norée.

The theme has been: Put a “spin” to the classic R/C Design with accessories! Link to the contest here.

Remember that the competition ends on:
March 15, 2016 at 23:59:59 PST.
So go and hand in those great accessory ideas on Pinshape right now and have the chans to win a brand new ZYYX+.


We are really happy with the turnout so far!
A lot of fun, serious, crazy and cool designs have already been uploaded to Pinshape and entered the competition. The three judges really have their work cut out for them, Mats Moosberg (Magicfirm), Daniel Noree (3D Designer & Creator of Open R/C) and Chris William Halliday (Pinshape Ambassador).


How to enter is simple:

Step 1
Design any car accessory that is compatible with the holes in the updated Open RC design files below

Step 2
Once you’ve designed your accessory, upload it to Pinshape and make sure to check the “Submit this model to the Open R/C Accessory Design Contest” box on the upload form.

More information here.

Designs will be judged on the following criteria:

Creativity : 40 points
Overall design quality, uniqueness, intricacy and detail

Technical Excellence : 40 points
Compatibility with Original R/C F1 design, ease of printing on FDM 3D printers

Presentation: detailed description : 20 points
What settings should be used to print?
High-quality pictures and tags

1st Prize

  • ZYYX+ 3D Printer
  • Limited Edition ZYYX Polo Shirt

2nd Prize

  • A printed Open-RC F1
  • Electronics Kit
  • (Consisting of: ESC and motor combo, battery, micro servo, transmitter and receiver)
  • Limited Edition ZYYX Polo Shirt

3rd-5th Prize

  • Limited Edition ZYYX Polo Shirt
  • Coupon code for 20% off the ZYYX+ 3D Printer
  • ZYYX+ Polo T-shirt

6th-10th Prize

  • Limited Edition ZYYX Polo Shirt