RTFKT x Sketchfab 3D Challenge

Enter for a chance to win a pair of custom-made sneakers, textured by you!

Would you like to design and wear your own sneakers? We partnered with next-gen sneaker creator RTFKT to challenge you to texture their provided shoe model. The winner will get their custom-made shoe—complete with their texture design—from RTFKT and cult UK shoe brand SWEAR!

To enter, just upload your model to Sketchfab and tag it #RTFKTChallenge. Three winners will be selected, with the top winner receiving a pair of custom-made shoes!

UPDATE: Winners!

1st Place: RTFKT Challenge – Chinese percelaine by Shayld22

2nd Place: RTFKTChallenge by noform

3rd Place: #RTFKTChallenge Doodles! RTFKT rtfkt by Eduardo Kuhn

Special Sustainability Prize: #RTFKTChallenge -Cardboard Theme by Berk Gedik

To see what the judges had to say about the winning entries, head over to the Sketchfab Forum. To see all the challenge entries, check out the tag gallery.

See below for complete prizes, rules, and terms and conditions.

How to Enter

  • Download the challenge model and texture it using your preferred tools and workflow.
  • If you need to update the UV mapping, that’s ok.
  • Modifying model geometry, adding props or extra scenery is not allowed in this challenge.
  • Submit only new work, but feel free to submit multiple scenes.
  • Once you’ve created your scene, upload it to Sketchfab, tag it #RTFKTChallenge.
  • Credit RTFKT Studios in your model description, and add a link back to the original by adding this markdown code:

    Based on “[RTFKT CREATOR ONE](https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/rtfkt-creator-one-9b8d69cfcd1b4addb770a4768bef6a6d) by [RTFKT Studios](https://sketchfab.com/rtfkt), licensed under CC-Attribution.
  • Submission deadline is Monday, September 28, 2020 (23:59 New York time, EDT)


1st Place

  • 3D design made IRL by RTFKT and SWEAR as a unique pair of sneakers.
  • Framed Holo Print of your 3D model
  • RTFKT Champion Hoodie
  • 12 months of Sketchfab Plus

2nd Place

  • Framed Holo Print of your 3D model
  • RTFKT Champion Hoodie
  • 6 months of Sketchfab Plus

3rd Place

  • Framed Holo Print of your 3D model
  • RTFKT Champion Hoodie
  • 3 months of Sketchfab Plus


  • ClegFX, Co-founder and Creative Director of RTFKT studios
  • Benoit Pagotto, Co-founder and Brand Director of RTFKT Studios
  • Ben Dimitri, Co-founder of Platforme / SWEAR
  • Zaptio, Co-founder and CEO of RTFKT
  • Alban, CEO of Sketchfab
  • Bart, Tom, and Abby, Sketchfab Community Team

Terms & Conditions

  • No purchase necessary.
  • By entering this competition, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to the conditions.
  • This is a contest for individuals, no teams.
  • No alternative prizes available. The prize draw is not open to Sketchfab employees or their families.
  • No ripping of models from anywhere on the Internet, all entries must be original works.
  • The judges’ decisions are final – in case of dispute, no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning entries will be documented and may be used for promotional purposes.
  • Contestants’ models must be uploaded to Sketchfab and tagged #RTFKTChallenge to be considered.
  • Winners retain all Intellectual Property rights as per Sketchfab standard Terms and Conditions.
  • Winners and winning entries may be required to take part in any publicity resulting from this competition.
  • The winners will be contacted by Friday, October 2, 2020.
  • Promoter: Sketchfab Inc, 1123 Broadway, Suite 501, New York, NY 10010, USA.

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