image Autodesk university is getting pretty close, and is marked by a great deal of excitement in the design community. This year there have been an increase in the number of contests associated with the event, and opportunities for prizes and for some people to get to AU for free.

Here is a quick list of the contests that I have run across:




Technology Main Stage

Tell Autodesk what topics you’d like discussed at the presentation. Submission Deadline: Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Prize: US$50 gift cards from (3 random drawings)

Respond Here

AU YouTube Contest

Vote for Your Favorite AU 2010 YouTube Video!

Voting Deadline: October 22, 2010

Prize: AU Conference pass (Top 3 Contestants)

Respond Here

AUGI Top DAUG Contest

The t-shirt will be distributed at Autodesk University 2010 to all who participate in the AUGI Top DAUG challenge at AU as well as Top DAUG contests held in conjunction with the AUGI CAD Camp 2011 season.

Voting Deadline: October 22, 2010

Grand Prize: AU Conference pass 2010 or 2011    

2nd – 10th place: AUGI merchandise

Vote Here

Sketchbook Hero Image Contest

Design the splash screen for the Sketchbook Mobile (for the iPhone and iPod Touch) app

This is not associated with AU, but thought I’d post it anyway. Must use any of the Autodesk SketchBook products, including SketchBook Pro, SketchBook Mobile, SketchBook Pro for iPad, SketchBook Designer and Autodesk SketchBook Express.

Submission Deadline: November 14, 2010

Voting: November 30, 2010, to December 14, 2010


If there are any other, let me know and I’ll add them to the list