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.
We will display these parts at trade shows and educational events all over the world. We are looking for eye-catching items that will demonstrate the many impressive and creative things that can be made with Mastercam.
Secondary: Individual (1st, 2nd, 3rd) – open to students at high school level of education.
Professional: Individual (1st, 2nd, 3rd) – open to anyone with professional manufacturing experience; instructors are encouraged to enter parts in this division.
Postsecondary: Individual (1st, 2nd, 3rd) – open to students at college/university level of education.
Teams: Group (1st, 2nd, 3rd) – Open to groups of students at any level of education; teams participating with SAE, FIRST Robotics, NASA HUNCH, NRL, etc. are encouraged to enter parts in this division.
Three winners will be awarded in each division with prizes up to $3,000 (USD). In student divisions, the winning students’ instructors are awarded software, iMastercamStore.com vouchers, and more. All entrants (students and instructors) receive a t-shirt at the close of competition.
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.
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.