CADTable is a global online computer-aided design (CAD) competition for all students over the age of 13 around the world. Students from all CAD experience levels ranging from novices to advanced CAD designers can find categories that can challenge them to think critically and compete in teams up to 4 members.
- March 22nd at 7:00 PM PT: How to Design a Part Workshop
- March 23rd at 4:30 PM PT: Integrating Parts into Assemblies Workshop
- March 27th at 12:00 PM PT: Kickoff (and released prompts)
- March 28th at 5:00 PM PT: Rendering CAD Workshop
- April 3rd - 8:00 AM PT: CADTable Submissions Close
- April 3rd - 5:00 PM PT: CADTable Award Ceremony
(All workshop recordings will be available on Youtube)
There are 3 categories for competitors to compete in:
- Novice - Design a trophy
- Intermediate - Improving the pringles can
- Advanced - Design an apartment complex
These categories increase in difficulty based on the experience level of the individual.
The following elements are required in the submission to Devpost. Please put these in a Google Drive folder and submit the link to that in Devpost:
Design STEP File
URL to project (Onshape) or editable project file (example: .f3z)
Up to 4 Images
Engineering Notebook (Optional)
Participants are required to use the prompts in their category to design a solution using any CAD software (Onshape Recommended for Beginners).
More details can be found here: Rules and Regulations Document
$300 in prizes
Novice Category Winner
$50 Amazon Gift Card
Intermediate Category Winner
$100 Amazon Gift Card
Advanced Category Winner
$150 Amazon Gift Card
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Global Product Manager at Microsoft
Senior Software Engineer at Google
Senior Application Developer at King County Judicial Court
CEO at Forward Kitchens
Design a trophy for a theme you select. Make sure that it reflects that theme, is aesthetically pleasing, creative, and fits within a 12" x 12" x 12" box.
Make an innovative product to improve the experience of removing Pringles from the can without ruining the perfect stack. Requirements: The product needs to hold the Pringles snugly and needs to accommodate people's hand sizes. Keep the costs low!
Build an apartment complex that combines high density with comfort, collaboration, and a green footprint for an estimated 1000 residents.