SOLIDWORKS can help your student team with sponsorship and an array of resources, including curriculum, parts, design tools, with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and SOLIDWORKS Electrical software.
Employers want to to hire designers who can think creatively, collaborate easily, solve problems fast, and respond to changes quickly. By competing in design contests, your students not only can sharpen these skills, but also prepare for a competitive workplace. Interested in applying for team sponsorship? Please complete our online Sponsorship Application.
Click on the links below for information about design competitions around the world:
AAIA Student Design/Build/Fly Competition
ASABE American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
ASME Student Mechanism Design Competition (Graduate and Undergraduate Divisions).
AUSVI Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. AUVSI Foundation’s primary objective is to develop programs that attract and equip students for careers in the robotics and unmanned systems community.
BEST Boosting Science, Engineering, and Technology Middle-School and High-School Robotics Competition.
BOTSIQ Battle Bots IQ Competition
Formula SAE/Formula Student collegiate automotive competitions.
MATE Marine Advanced Technology Education ROV Competition.
RoboCup An international joint project to promote AI, robotics, and related fields.
RoboGames The world’s largest open robot competition, with more than 70 events.
Shell Eco-Marathon An educational project that integrates sustainable development values with driving as far as possible, while using the least amount of energy.
SkillsUSA Championships The showcase for the best career and technical students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.
SolarSplash The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating.
VEX Robotics A great, affordable way to become involved with competition robotics.