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Solid Edge T-Bucket Rendering Contest

Welcome to the Second Solid Edge Rendering Contest! Download the model, it is in Parasolid format. Open it in Solid Edge. You can get a 45 day trial. The purpose of this contest is to have some fun with setting up renderings with Solid Edge and using KeyShot to make the render. Download the parasolid model from this link, and have at it!

See the contest rules for all the details, but the first prize will be admission to Solid Edge University 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio in October. You will still be responsible for your travel, hotels and meals, but admission to the show is worth hundreds of dollars. It's a prize worth having.

We will discuss the renderings, so be prepared to share how you did what you did. You can add backgrounds, lighting, props, edit the model provided, but the model provided must be prominently displayed in the rendering.

Siemens reserves the right to use images submitted to this contest for other purposes.

Continue on to the Entries tab, and submit your entry. Submitted images should be high resolution (300dpi) and at least 1200 pixels wide.


This contest ("Contest") is open to persons 18 years of age and older. This promotion is not open to employees of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. (hereinafter “Siemens PLM Software”), its subsidiaries, affiliates, resellers, advertising and promotional agencies or members of their immediate families. Void where prohibited.

To qualify for this Contest, download the model from this link and enter following the rules below. You must be a registered Siemens PLM Software community member to submit the rendering and you must follow all Siemens PLM Software community rules. Your rendering must be free of any copyright restrictions and you are granting Siemens PLM Software the right to use your rendering for marketing and media purposes.

To enter this Contest, you must submit your rendering via the Solid Edge Community T-Bucket Rendering Contest site located here beginning July 20, 2015 at 12:01 am (CDT) and ending August 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm (CDT).

The top prize is: One (1) registration to Solid Edge University 2015 (approximate retail value $699.00); the second prize is: winner’s choice of one (1) piece of Solid Edge® software branded merchandise from the list which will be provided to the second place winner (hereinafter the “Prize” or collectively the “Prizes”).

Any entrant who attempts to participate with multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries may be disqualified. No mechanical reproductions or facsimile entries will be accepted. Altered, mutilated or illegible entries will be disqualified. Siemens PLM Software is not responsible for lost, late, delayed, mutilated, illegible or misdirected entries nor for electronic errors.

The winners will be selected by popular vote conducted via the Solid Edge Community site located here. Voting opens August 5, 2015 at 12.01 am (EST) and ends August 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm (EST). The winners will be announced on August 10, 2015 beginning at 8:00 am (EST). Voting is open to all registered Solid Edge Community members. You must be a registered Siemens PLM Software community member to vote and there is only 1 vote per person allowed. Voting is done by kudos.

This Contest will be conducted by Siemens PLM Software whose decision is final on all matters relating to this Contest. Winners will be notified of his/her winning status on August 10 at 8:00 am (EST) via the Solid Edge Community site. Winners will have ninety-six (96) hours to respond to Siemens PLM Software to acknowledge his/her winning status.. If a winner has not responded to Siemens PLM Software by the conclusion of 96 hours from the time of notification, a new winner will be selected; such winner will be the person with the level of popular votes. . Selection of winners will continue until a total of two (2) selected winners respond by the conclusion of 96 hours from the time of notification. The top Prize winner will be provided with a promotion code to enter when registering for Solid Edge University. The second Prize will be delivered to the address provided by entrant. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. Winners may be required to sign an IRS form W-9 or other locally applicable tax related document. If applicable, winners are responsible for all costs associated with data plan(s), Wi-Fi access and/or other use-related fees incurred in connection with use of an electronic device.

Siemens PLM Software will cover shipping costs, including international shipments. All Prizes will be awarded and are non-transferable. No cash or other substitutions are allowed except by Siemens PLM Software’s sole election due to Prize unavailability.

By submitting an entry for this Contest, entrant agrees to abide by these official rules and any decision Siemens PLM Software makes regarding this Contest. Siemens PLM Software reserves the right to disqualify from this Contest, and to prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law, any entrant or winner who, in Siemens PLM Software’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with the entry process, violates these official rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.

By submitting an entry for this Contest, entrant (a) agrees to the decisions of Siemens PLM Software which shall be final in all respects; (b) consents to the use of winners’ name, likeness and any statements, quotes or testimonials provided by the winner for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law; (c) and agrees to hold harmless and fully indemnify and release Siemens PLM Software, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability, damages, or causes of action (however named or described) caused by or arising out of entrant's participation or acceptance, possession or use of any prize.

If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Siemens PLM Software, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Siemens PLM Software reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at and In addition, for the name of the Prize winners, you may mail a self-addressed stamped envelope with the words "Solid Edge Community Rendering Contest 2015" to: Siemens PLM Software 675 Discovery Drive Suite 100 Huntsville, AL 35806 USA.

Siemens PLM Software is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture such information by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest.

This Contest, the rights and obligations of Siemens PLM Software, and the rights and obligations of entrants and winners will be governed and controlled by the laws of Texas, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings, and litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of Texas. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Texas and federal court located within the state and county with respect to any action, dispute, or other matter pertaining to or arising out of this promotion.

By entering this Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees to Siemens PLM Software’s collection and use of entrant’s personal information, such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, for any purpose, including but not limited to, contacting entrant from time to time to inform entrant of products, programs, services and promotions that Siemens PLM Software believes may be of interest to entrant. By entering this Contest, entrant hereby acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted these Contest Rules. In all cases, entrant will be provided with the option to manage email preferences and/or unsubscribe from electronic communications.

Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Solid Edge is a trademark or registered trademark of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.