Mastercam sponsors and supports numerous competitions to give students and professionals opportunities to learn skills and earn prizes using CAD/CAM.
Masters of CAM Wildest Parts Competition
The challenge is simple. Create a bold, original item using Mastercam that shows off your design and machining skills.
The Masters of CAM Wildest Parts Competition, sponsored by Mastercam, challenges students and professionals to create something that shows off imaginative design and exciting machining skills. We are looking for high quality parts that either haven’t been done before or have never been done like that before.
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SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International has a charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, that supports many programs, including A World In Motion®and the Collegiate Design Series.
FIRST Robotics Competition
The mission of FIRST® is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. Mastercam is a proud CAM sponsor of the FIRST Robotics competition.
National Robotics League
The mission of the National Robotics League (NRL)
is to provide exciting, hands-on experiential STEM learning experiences through business/education partnerships that will spark interest and build the current and future workforce needed by the manufacturing industry.
High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) is a STEM outreach effort to bring students new educational experiences with NASA projects. Mastercam is a proud CAM sponsor of the HUNCH program
We are a proud CAM sponsor of SkillsUSA. The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.
Alliance for Working Together (AWT)
The Alliance for Working Together Foundation works to address the need for skilled workers and promotes rewarding manufacturing careers in Northeast Ohio. This nonprofit organization hosts JuniorBots, a middle school combat robot competition and RoboBots, a high school combat robot competition. Participating students design, machine, and modify their own robots. Mastercam is pleased to support these competitors and the efforts of the AWT Foundation.
Mastercam is a Global Partner of WorldSkills and proud CAM sponsor of competitions including CNC Turning, CNC Milling, Plastic Die Engineering, and the Manufacturing Team Challenge.
Robotics Education & Competition (REC)
The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation aims to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, affordable, and sustainable robotics engineering programs.
Rover Challenge Series
The Mars Society Rover Challenge Series are annually held collegiate-level robotics competitions with a focus on designing robots for the next generation of Mars exploration. The Mars Society is the world’s largest and most influential space advocacy organization dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars.