Our second annual 3D Jam kicks off in just a few weeks, and it’s bigger than ever! Today we’re excited to announce new prizes for competitors, bringing up our prize total to over $75,000. And we’re just getting started.

Beginning September 28th, around the will compete to build the most amazing motion-controlled experiences for desktop, AR/VR, the of Things, and beyond. The competition runs for 6 weeks, with registration open now. Everyone who signs up for the 3D Jam gets a special hardware discount code when they register, and who complete their submission by the November 9th deadline get their hardware cost refunded. See our updated official rules for details.

Thanks to the generous teams at Unity, OSVR, and NVIDIA, jammers now have the chance to win the following along with $50,000 in cash prizes:

  • 2 Unity Suites
  • 9 Unity Pro licenses
  • 6 OSVR Hacker Dev Kits
  • 6 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics cards

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Prize Breakdown

AR/VR TRACK
Augmented and virtual reality experiences built on tethered HMDs

1st Prize
$10,000
Unity Suite
2 OSVR HDKs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

2nd Prize
$7,500
Unity Pro
OSVR HDK
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

3rd Prize
$5,000
Unity Pro
OSVR HDK
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

4th Prize
$2,500
Unity Pro
OSVR HDK

5th Prize
$1,000
Unity Pro
OSVR HDK

Community Favorites (2)
$500
Unity Pro

OPEN TRACK
All other platforms, from desktop and mobile to the Internet of Things

1st Prize
$10,000
Unity Suite
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

2nd Prize
$7,500
Unity Pro
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

3rd Prize
$5,000
Unity Pro
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Community Favorite (1)
$500
Unity Pro

Unityunity-logo is an incredible game development engine that lets you build for almost any platform. Our Unity Core Assets make it easy for developers to get started with desktop and VR/AR, including image passthrough, Image Hands, and UI Widgets. Imagine what you could build with a one-year professional license and the of Unity at your fingertips.

osvr-hacker-dev-kitOSVR is both an open source VR development platform and an upcoming development kit. Their goal is to create an open framework that brings input devices, games, and output devices together.

nvidia-logoFinally, whether you want to experience the future of VR, or you just want a kickass gaming rig, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card from NVIDIA is the way to go.

The 3D Jam Tour

This month, we’re also hitting up DC, Philly, New York, Boston, and Toronto as part of our global 3D Jam Tour. Our European tour in August packed meetups and workshops in Cologne, Berlin, and London – with lots of developers geared up and ready for the competition. Check out our Meetup page for more details!

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Are you ready to take your place in the 3D Jam? Register for the 3D Jam online now to gear up and get started, and stay tuned for more announcements in the coming weeks!



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