Your FRC Team Could Win $10,000

FIRST® Robotics Teams from the United States are invited to become 3D Creators and 3D Sculptors using xDesign and xShape on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. The 3DEXPERIENCE Platform is a cloud environment with new design apps from SOLIDWORKS that teams can use to create the most incredible flying machines they can imagine. With a first place prize of $10,000 and other awards, the sky is the limit for student designers. Pun intended!

Design a Personal Flying Machine

Whether your team is inspired by classic flight designs or you want to build the flying machine of the future, xDesign and xShape can bring your ideas to life.

See the Winners

$10,000 First Prize, $5,000 Second Prize, $3,000 Third Prize, plus fifty $500 prizes to qualifying teams.

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Learn About the xChallenge

Learn how teams submitted their flying machine using SOLIDWORKS xDesign and xShape.

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Useful Videos


SOLDIWORKS xChallenge 2019 Webinar

On 11/21 the xChallenge team hosted a webinar led by Gian Calise. Gian demonstrated how to use xDesign and xShape to make a propeller and wing. View the audience questions and answers here.