3D Basecamp Ascent Competition

Student Competition

Are you a SketchUp ninja enrolled in a higher education program? If so, it's time to claim everlasting 3D glory. You’re invited to join the Basecamp EDU Ascent Competition. Three student finalists will win a trip to SketchUp’s 3D basecamp 2018, in Palm Springs, where they'll share their student work with industry pros and conference attendees.

The prize includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare to Palm Springs for SketchUp 3D Basecamp for all three student finalists
  • Free admission and lodging at SketchUp's 3D Basecamp (September 24th-28th, 2018)
  • Chance to win grand prize of $1,000.00
  • Heaps of recognition, esteem and bragging rights

Submission requirements:

Submission format: 36”x24” project board in line with provided submission template

Click here to download template file

How to enter:

We want to see your best work in a project board format. Examples can include: project renderings, portfolio highlights, student presentations, etc. Your project board can be uploaded on the Student Entry Form (25MB max).

* Please see examples of previous entries below.

Judging process:

A panel of judges will review your work during the conference and pick a grand prize winner based on the below competition criteria.

Competition criteria:

  • Modeling skill: Your submission should be primarily modeled within SketchUp, displaying your understanding of SketchUp.
  • Creativity: How unique or compelling is the concept driving the design and execution of your work?
  • Overall aesthetic: Your project should create a sense of dynamism and thoughtfulness, making sure no elements are neglected. Your work should be beautiful, and the documents that communicate your work should be too.
  • Alignment to area of study: Does your submission display examples of industry standards?

We are accepting entries until June 30th, 2018.

This competition is only open to students currently enrolled in a higher education degree (or certificate) program from an accredited institution within the U.S.A. or Canada. All entrants must be 18 or older to participate.

For terms and conditions please visit Official Rules

For answers to any competition questions visit the EDU Competition Q&A Forum