01 Overview

Welcome to a challenge of skill, speed, and innovation! The ZWSOFT CAD Competition 2024 invites undergraduate students from around the globe to demonstrate their expertise in mechanical design. Within a dynamic 24-hour period, contestants will use ZWSOFT specified software to create mechanical designs.

Competition Highlights

24-Hour Design Sprint       From the moment the competition tasks are revealed, you have one full day to complete your design.
Free Entry                        
Global Stage                    
Enhance CAD skills, especially 3D modeling, and connect with students globally.
Connect with fellow students worldwide and showcase your talent on an international platform.
Open to university or vocational school enrolled individual students worldwide.
02 Competition Design Tasks and Criteria
Competition Design Tasks
Competition Criteria for each design task
Task A: 2D Mechanical Drawing (using ZWCAD MFG) Task B: 3D Modeling (using ZW3D Education) Choose from Task A, Task B, or take the challenges of both.  All contestants are required to finish the competition independently and using the specified ZWSOFT software.

Your submissions will be evaluated based on criteria that reflect the core values of mechanical design excellence. The criteria includes:

Integrity and correctness of model/drawing. Features and annotations should completely meet the design requirement
Technical Skill
Proficiency and accuracy in using ZWSOFT software.
Engineering Drawing Knowledge and competency
Ability to read and create professional engineering drawing
Visual appeal and overall design presentation
Originality and creativity in solving design challenges

For a detailed overview of the competition, including the introduction, rules, and judging criteria, please download the comprehensive document provided as below.

SIGN UP NOW!    Fill out the Entry Form via the provided link by 24:00 June 30th, 2024 (GMT+8). Await your confirmation email and receive free ZWSOFT licenses for the competition and practice with the provided learning materials.
Embrace this opportunity to enhance your CAD skills, expand your network, and take a step toward a future where your designs lead the way.
03 Awards for Each Design Task

1st Place Award

(1 Team)


Gift Card/Coupon worth

US$500 for Task A and US$800 for Task B

Trip Tickets to ZWSOFT HQ office in China


Gift Card/Coupon worth US$100


ZWCAD&ZW3D educational license

2nd Place Award

(10 Teams)

3rd Place Award

(15 Teams)

***Important Notice***    
1. The recipients of monetary awards must be students.    
2. ZWSOFT CO., LTD.(Guangzhou) reserves the right the adjust the numbers of the prize winners.
3. ZWSOFT will present an Outstanding Mentor Award to the mentor corresponding to the 1st prize winner.

04 Competition Calendar
05 Learning Materials for the Competition
Testpapers Download
Training Videos for ZWCAD and ZW3D
Product Downloads
ZW3D Manual  
Did not receive the license codes for ZWCAD or ZW3D? Request for your software license code for the competition by email:wangshuxian@zwsoft.com
06 Organizing Committee


Organized by ZWSOFT CO., LTD.(Guangzhou)
07 Competition Rules

1.By entering this competition, contestants acknowledge that ZWSOFT CO., LTD. (Guangzhou) holds the copyright to their submissions and has the exclusive right to publicize, publish, and exhibit them. The company retains all rights to use these submissions without providing credit or compensation to contestants or any other parties. 2.ZWSOFT CO., LTD. (Guangzhou) reserves the right to disqualify contestants and their submissions, as well as to determine, modify, withhold, suspend, or withdraw any competition outcomes, prizes, or opportunities. 3.The competition terms are interpreted by ZWSOFT CO., LTD. (Guangzhou), and its interpretation is final. In case of disputes, the company reserves the right to make the final decision regarding the competition. 4.The entry form and competition terms are subject to the People’s Republic of China (P.R.C). In case of disputes, parties agree to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of P.R.C courts.

Contact Us

Registration: wangshuxian@zwsoft.com

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