FHSU's MakerSpace launches 3-D printing holiday ornament contest


Through November, MakerSpace at Fort Hays State University will conduct a 3-D printing competition in Forsyth Library, room 020, to see who can design and build the best ornament. The competition will run through Dec. 1.

Ornaments will be judged on creativity and originality. The winner will receive a $40 gift card to TK's Smokehaus, 110 W. 11th.

Participants will have access to the MakerSpace's 3-D printer, 3-D scanner, tablet computers and other tools; participants are responsible for buying all materials.

Finished ornaments must be turned in to MakerSpace staff by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2.

The MakerSpace is open from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.

This event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Science and Mathematics Education Institute, Forsyth Library and TK's Smokehaus.

For more information, call the MakerSpace staff at 785-628-4168 or visit www.fhsu.edu/smei/MakerSpace.

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