Here you will find all of the resources you will need to facilitate an event of your own!

Limited Challenge

Hosting a Limited Challenge is refreshingly simple, all you need is…

  • A Test Stand
  • Access to 3D Printers
  • Computer/Smart Device and a network connection to get to

Rippl3D provides the online event coordination, 3D modeling tools and leader board resources for you. Use this page to find these resources.

Unlimited Challenge

To participate in an Unlimited Challenge you will need access to 3D modeling Software above and beyond what the Rippl3D site provides. We provided some information to help you find the resources you need.

Be sure to check out our Mentor forum that can help you with additional insights if you need them!


Test Stands

To understand how your design assumptions performed, you will need to “build it” then “test it”. Your test results will help you determine how to adjust your design assumptions to improve your design.

Test Stand Options
  • Build Your Own
  • Kits
  • Ready To Go

3D Printers

Our Limited challenges are designed to be compatible with most desktop printers.

  • Free Online modeler provides STL print files
  • Designed will print in 15 minutes or less
  • Material usage is minimal
Finding 3D Printing Resources
  • In Your Community
  • 3D Printer Resellers
Get Your Own 3D Printer
  • If you are a regular player, having your own 3D Printer is a great next step.


Limited Challenge CAD Software
  • For the “Limited Challenge”, provides the FREE online 3D modeling tool that is easy to use and available to anyone.
Unlimited Challenge CAD Software
  • If you are wanting to take your designs to the next level, you will need to find an enhanced 3D modeling software. May we suggest the following for your consideration:


As the Challenges evolve, we want to provide a space for players and mentors to collaborate on designs and concepts.

A Mentor Forum is…..


We appreciate your patience while we get this online!