Win a Wii/iPod Touch – Google Earth/SketchUp Contest

Google has announced another 3D model your campus contest. This time, after the outcry (also this) last year, the contest is International (not just North America). Details on the contest are at the official contest web page. The contest is open to students of higher education worldwide (see rules). According to the site, the contest participants “…earn lasting online glory and, for the winners, an Apple iPod Touch, a Nintendo Wii Console, and a Google t-shirt and hat.
The contest is to submit 3D models, created with Google SketchUp of the buildings in your campus, to the 3D Warehouse. The models need to be placed in the proper location in Google Earth using SketchUp. The ones who do the best job of following the rules and recommended practices (see the contest site for details) will win.


About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. I love my new ipod touch, i have the 32 GB which is more than enough room for me and its great.

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