FIRST Teams Rise with SOLIDWORKS Sponsorship and Kit of Parts

FIRST Teams Rise with SOLIDWORKS Sponsorship and Kit of Parts

SOLDIWORKS is a proud sponsor of over 1,000 FIRST Robotics Competition teams worldwide, providing free software and support to teams of all sizes, from rookies to well-established robot builders. We are excited to continue our support during the 2019-2020 season, FIRST ® RISE powered by Star Wars: Force for Change. And we’re ready to empower FRC teams during INFINITE RECHARGE.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the SOLIDWORKS xChallenge 2019!

Congratulations to the Winners of the SOLIDWORKS xChallenge 2019!

We are excited to announce the winners of the SOLIDWORKS xChallenge 2019! FIRST® Robotics Competition Teams in the United States were invited to become 3D Creators and 3D Sculptors for the chance to win $10,000. Using xDesign and xShape on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, dozens of teams collaborated on the cloud and designed their own personal flying machines. We received 26 entries and a panel of SOLIDWORKS executives and employees judged them all and decided on the top three.

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Steampunk 1577 Changes Lives with Electric Wheelchair Kit Designed in SOLIDWORKS

Steampunk 1577 Changes Lives with Electric Wheelchair Kit Designed in SOLIDWORKS

FIRST Robotics Competition Team Steampunk 1577 started the FRC revolution in Israel and their mission is to impact people who were not previously interested in STEM, and help them grow. They are one of the most influential FIRST teams in Israel, both with their robots and their community outreach projects. One of those projects, of which the team is incredibly proud, is their creation of a low-cost electric wheelchair kit, designed in SOLIDWORKS.

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Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 4

Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 4

Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello is an intern in the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab and a passionate member of the UMass Lowell Formula SAE team. Recently, she joined her team in Barrie, Ontario to represent SOLIDWORKS and compete in Formula North, where 45 teams from across North America showcased their small, formula-style vehicles. All Formula SAE vehicles are conceived, designed, fabricated, and developed by students

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Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 3

Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 3

Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello is an intern in the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab and a passionate member of the UMass Lowell Formula SAE team. Recently, she joined her team in Barrie, Ontario to represent SOLIDWORKS and compete in Formula North, where 45 teams from across North America showcased their small, formula-style vehicles. All Formula SAE vehicles are conceived, designed, fabricated, and developed by students

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Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 2

Rookie Tales from Formula SAE: Day 2

Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello is an intern in the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab and a passionate member of the UMass Lowell Formula SAE team. Recently, she joined her team in Barrie, Ontario to represent SOLIDWORKS and compete in Formula North, where 45 teams from across North America showcased their small, formula-style vehicles. All Formula SAE vehicles are conceived, designed, fabricated, and developed by students

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