Make It Real CAD Engineering Challenge
In this challenge, participants used Autodesk 3D design software to conceptualize and model a new part for a robot that improves its functionality or overcomes an existing problem. The new part must have been designed to fit an existing robot, and may have consisted of multiple pieces that form one part design.
2018 First Prize in Overall challenge, and Top Winner in College/University category:
First Prize: Fábrica de Nerdes from Sao Paulo, Brazil with DUAL AXIS ROBOT JOINT
Second Prize in overall challenge, and Top Winner for High School category:
- 98807A from Wenatchee, WA with Pneumatic System Mounting
Third Prize in overall challenge, and Top Winner for Middle School category:
- 9364X from Brentwood, TN with VEX Adjustable Tension Tether
Fourth Prize in overall challenge, and Top Winner for Elementary School category:
- 1313A from Traverse City, MI with Amazing Multitask Piece
Each of the above winners earns an invitation to VEX Worlds 2018 if part of a registered VIQC, VRC, or VEX U team.
Bonus Prize for 3D Printing:
- EFR from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico with The Advanced Linear Motion Kit