Unity Forma Challenge

Compete for a chance to win the
all-new Volkswagen ID.4 EV*.

*Unity may substitute prizes for cash or other equivalents, as solely determined by Unity. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. FOR THE FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, SEE THE OFFICIAL RULES

How to enter

The challenge opens on February 24, 2021 at 12 p.m. PST and closes on April 25, 2021 at 12 p.m. PST.

The Unity Forma Challenge is a skills-based contest – participants must complete all steps and meet eligibility requirements, as outlined in the Official Rules, to be considered. For more information, including how to compete and contest eligibility, please refer to the Official Rules or check out our FAQ.

STEP 1

Download Unity Forma for the challenge

We’re calling all creators to create an interactive, real-time 3D product configurator using Unity Forma. Fill in the form below to receive your temporary license of Unity Forma and supporting software to start creating.

STEP 2

Start creating!

Now that you have the software required, start creating your configurator. Get creative – we want to see out of the box ideas! Need inspiration? Check out this sample configurator created with Unity Forma.

Feel free to post an image or short video to social media with the #FormYourForma and tag Unity!

STEP 3

Submit your project

After you’ve created your amazing configurator, sign in below to submit it and your entry is complete. Remember the deadline to submit is April 25, 2021 at 12 p.m. PST.

We can’t wait to see what you have made! Our panel of expert judges will be selecting the grand prize winner and runner ups. Those selected will be notified prior to the announcement in May 2021.

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Grand Prize

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV base model 2WD*
Approximate Retail Value of $39,995 USD

A Unity branded swag bundle
Approximate Retail Value of $200 – 300 USD


Runner up Prizes (4)

A Unity branded swag bundle
Approximate Retail Value of $200 – 300 USD

The winner and runner ups may also have a chance to be featured by Unity in marketing content.

*Vehicle may be substituted for a prize of equivalent value and Unity's sole discretion.

ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE SUBJECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AND HOW YOUR ENTRY SCORES IN ACCORDANCE TO THE JUDGING CRITERIA. See Official Rules for details.

 

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The Unity Forma Challenge FAQ

To enter the Challenge, complete the steps below. You may enter the Challenge only as an individual and are limited to one Entry.

Step 1. If you do not already have a personal Unity ID, create a Unity ID.

Step 2. Sign-up under “Step 1” of the Challenge Site to sign up for the Challenge.*

Step 3. Open the confirmation email sent to you upon completion of Step 2 above and follow the instructions to download the tools you will need to create your Entry. Please note, all tools are provided at no cost for the duration of the Challenge and are provided subject to Section 17 of these Rules.

Step 4. Create your Entry as outlined under “How to Create an Entry” in Section 7 of the Rules.

Step 5. Submit your Entry to the Unity Forma Challenge submission platform by logging in via your Unity ID no later than the Deadline, 12:00PM (Noon) PST, April 25, 2021.

Step 6. Unity will judge all qualifying Entries in accordance with Section 11 of the Rules.

Step 7. Unity will announce the winners by posting to the Challenge Site in accordance with Section 11 of the Rules.

Please note that you will receive a confirmation email upon completion of the form in Step 2 above, which will include instructions and links to download the software necessary to create your Entry.

Unity is not responsible for an Entry or part of an Entry that it does not receive for any reason, or for Entries that it receives but are inaccessible or illegible for any reason and such Entries may be disqualified at Unity’s sole discretion.

You may enter the challenge only as an individual and are limited to one entry. See Official Rules for details.

No, your configurator can showcase any product you want from vehicles, bikes and furniture to luxury goods like purses and sunglasses.

To create an entry, you must create an interactive, real-time 3D product configurator.

An entry (“Entry”) must include the following:

  • Project Title (Maximum 10 words)
  • A Project Summary which explains your project (Maximum 250 words)
  • An interactive, real-time 3D product configurator application (Unity build executable files for Mac, Windows or Linux, submitted in a .zip; max. size 15GB)

Any submissions with missing components may be disqualified. Please refer to the Unity Forma Challenge Official Rules for more information.

To be eligible to be considered for a prize, as solely determined by Unity:

Your Entry MUST:

  • be made using Unity Pro (2020.2.4 or greater), Unity Forma (1.0.3 or greater), and Pixyz (2020.2) software; and using Unity’s High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) as the visual quality level within Unity Forma
  • be in English;
  • be your own original work;
  • not have been submitted previously in any promotion of any kind;
  • not contain material or content that:
    • is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, offensive, sexually explicit, pornographic, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or slanderous or libelous;
    • promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual
    • promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
    • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, or tobacco;
    • violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to rights of privacy, publicity, or their intellectual property rights;
    • is inconsistent with the message, brand, or image of Unity, is unlawful; or
    • is in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which the Entry is created;

You MUST:

  • have obtained any and all consents, approvals, or licenses required for you to submit your Entry;
  • not generate your Entry by any means which violate these Rules, the Unity Terms of Service, or the Unity Privacy Policy
  • not engage in false, fraudulent, or deceptive acts at any phase during your participation in the Challenge; and
  • not tamper or abuse any aspect of this Challenge.

Please refer to the Unity Forma Challenge Official Rules for more information.

You are eligible to enter this Challenge if you meet all of the following requirements as of the time and date of entry:

  • You are an individual;
  • You are at least 18 years of age or older but in no event less than the age of majority in your place of residence;
  • You have Internet Access, an Email Account, and access to a personal computer;
  • You are NOT a resident of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or the Crimea region of the Ukraine, due to U.S. Export Regulations (and any other regions or countries that may be prohibited under U.S. Export Regulations);
  • You are NOT on any U.S. Exportation Regulation prohibited list;
  • You are NOT a resident of Belarus; Brazil; Greece; Italy; Kosovo; Macedonia; Turkey; Quebec, Canada; Florida, USA; or Arizona, USA;
  • You are NOT employed by a government body, regulatory agency, or any company which is owned or controlled by the government
  • You have NOT won a contest prize from Unity or Unity Affiliates within the last 12 months;
  • You are NOT an employee of Unity or Unity Admins; and
  • You are NOT a family member or household member of any employee of Unity or Unity Admins.
  • Have a valid driver’s license within your country.
  • If you are selected as a winner, pay taxes in your region

Please refer to the Unity Forma Challenge Official Rules for more information.

All projects must be submitted in English. We work with creators with varying levels of English ability.

The Grand Prize winner and runner ups will be selected by Unity staff, employees and/or representatives internally, including employees from teams and verticals across the business.

The judging panel will score all of the entries based on a 60-point scale with up to 20 points for each of the three categories below. The Grand Prize winner will be the highest scoring entry and next four highest scoring entries will be the Runner Up Prize winners. Ties will be determined on the basis of the highest scoring entry in the Creativity category.

Judging categories:

  • Interactivity and Functionality - Is the application engaging and can a user interact with it intuitively?
  • Visual Quality - Does your product look realistic? Does your project create an immersive experience?
  • Creativity - Does your imagination show? The entry should showcase the creative vision of the product

Please refer to the Unity Forma Challenge Official Rules for more details on the judging criteria and process.

No further action is required. You should have received a confirmation email indicating that the Entry has been received. We review all Entries submitted, and applicants will be notified when the judging panel has made their selection. The Unity Forma Challenge Grand Prize winner and runner ups will be notified in May 2021 prior to the public announcement.

Thank you for submitting!

Take a look at the Unity Forma product FAQ for quick answers or check out the documentation for Unity Forma. If you have specific product questions regarding Unity Forma, you can ask questions on our Forum. For Challenge specific questions, please consult the Official Rules or email us.

A brief description on how to install the temporary license package is included in the email you will receive after you fill out the form in Step 1.

For more information about the challenge, email (forma-challenge@unity3d.com) with “Unity Forma Challenge” in the subject line.

Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive

  • a 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV base model 2WD (the “Vehicle”) ** (Approximate Retail Value of $39,995 USD); and
  • a Unity Branded Swag Bundle (Approximate Retail Value: $200 to $300 USD).

** Vehicle will be delivered with standard equipment, as described above; any upgrades and options are at the sole cost and expense of the winner. Color, package, factory options, additional features, and other prize details not set forth above shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, and are subject to availability. Sponsor does not make, nor in any manner is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Vehicle including but not limited to its quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or mechanical condition. Winner (or such winner’s parent or legal guardian, if applicable) must have proof of a valid driver’s license, if applicable, from their place of residence to take delivery of the Vehicle; failure to show the same may result in prize forfeiture and/or selection of an alternate winner. Winner will be responsible for all optional equipment, title, license, insurance, transfer, and registration fees required in claiming the Vehicle, applicable taxes as well as all other expenses relating to claiming, registering, and/or using the Vehicle, including any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Vehicle. All other costs not specifically stated herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the winner. IF APPLICABLE: Winner will be provided instructions to obtain the Vehicle at a Volkswagen dealership to be determined by Sponsor. Winner must take delivery of the Vehicle within thirty (30) days of notification that the dealership has received the Vehicle.

Runner Up Prizes (4): a Unity Branded Swag Bundle (Approximate Retail Value: $200 to $300 USD)

Total Approximate Retail Value of all Prize packages: Between $40,995 and $41,495 USD

All estimated prize values are in U.S. dollars.

ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE SUBJECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AND HOW YOUR ENTRY SCORES IN ACCORDANCE TO THE JUDGING CRITERIA.

Please refer to the Unity Forma Challenge Official Rules for more details.

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