What are you looking for?

ITAA Awards 2018

All submissions must be sent by October 15, 2018 to sabrina.cove@optitex.com The winner will be announced at the ITAA conference later this year. So, what are you waiting for? Apply today!

Student Design Award – Can you Dig It?

Design Theme: Get Groovy with a 1970’ inspired design. Enter and you can win $500 cash, a two hour live web training, and Optitex User Certification.

To enter, please send the following:

  • Inspiration board of process
  • Short description on why you think your garment it is the most marketable
  • Picture of final garment (front, side & back)
  • Pattern files (electronic file in .DXF format or as paper pattern)
  • Tech Pack – Bonus

Judging Rubric:

  • Design Aesthetics – 20 points
  • Fit of Garment – 20 points
  • Pattern Quality – 20 points
  • Inspiration Board – 20 points
  • Market Research – 20 points
  • Extra Credit – Tech Pack – 5 point



Best Use of Optitex School Award

Does your school have what it takes to be the Optitex 2018 school of the year? Enter for a chance to win a $1000 cash award, two hours dedicated web training & Optitex Certification!

To enter, please send a 5-6 page powerpoint presentation on how Optitex is being taught at your school:

Judging Rubric:

  • Breadth of use – 15 points
  • Use of Optitex version 15 or 17 – 10 points
  • Teaching a full curriculum utilizing all Optitex modules – 35 points
  • Examples of student work – 30 points
  • Quality of presentation
  • Course overview – 5 points
  • High resolution images – 5 points
  • Extra Credit – research using Optitex – 10 points

The full curriculum will involve using all the modules the school has through the course of the classes as well as using Optitex in multiple classes/areas of the program.

The submissions will be reviewed by a panel of Optitex staff, each providing their score recommendations. The final scores for each submission will be averaged out to select the final winner.