7th Bi-Annual F4 CADathon

Never participated before, but myself and our CAD team is really excited to give it a go for the first time! Should be an excellent training experience. Happy CADing everyone!

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Nearly 200 participants signed up already!!! Just a reminder, signups close at noon tomorrow (the 31’st)!!!

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When will team number be released

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Thought some of you might be interested in seeing the breakdown of what CAD software competitors are using. Solidworks 2018 being the most popular (58) followed by a near tie between Solidworks 2019 (42) and Inventor 2020 (41).
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This is by singles/teams? Or all individuals?

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Teams of 1 to 3 persons…

Presenting the 7th Bi-Annual F4 CADathon game: Finite Recharge !!!

You can find the game manual here: https://tinyurl.com/y3zl5vml

You can find CAD models of the field here: https://tinyurl.com/yy3rfjg8

For any formal rule clarifications etc. Please ask them via the Q&A form (the form will be closed for the first 30 minutes READ THE MANUAL): https://forms.gle/ZuN5R533vmdtN7qf6. And you can view pending and answered questions here: http://shorturl.at/bhkz9.

Just a reminder, CAD files, and Pit Scouting sheets are due by August 4th 8pm EST. Renders are due 24 hours after that

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Hope everyone’s robots are progressing well! Remember all CAD and “scouting sheets” must be submitted before 8pm est TODAY!!! at this link: https://forms.gle/9Mcy5JJwZNZdS4Am9

Render’s will have a separate submission form, and are not due until 8pm est Tomorrow.

Will we be able to submit technical documentation alongside the renders in the form tomorrow?

Presented as a teaser: A key part of team 356’s robot

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The robots from the CADathon will be released today! We have 65+ completed submissions for this challenge and we will air them all live starting at 8:30pm eastern! Join us in chat and be your own judge. Was the team rated to high or too low? Watch, chat and be your own judge at https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow

Judges for this evening:
Nate Dowden- FRC 33 Mentor
Patrick Wooldenden - FRC 2910 Mentor / Owner of Swerve Drive Specialties
Niklas Murray - 1684 & 148 Mentor / Vex / FUN Host

Host: Sam Perkowsky

Prizes for 1st-3rd place: 1st place gets first choice of prize

3.5"ID X 4"OD, X-Contact Bearing from Swerve Drive Specialities: https://www.swervedrivespecialties.com/products/bearing-3-5id-x-4od

2 Pack of 4mm Single Flute Endmill from Ozzyboards http://ozzyboards.com/4mm-single-flute-endmill/

$20 Amazon Gift Card from FUN

Giveaways if you watch live:

Choice of any item from up to $10 the WPAD Shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/WordPlayAllDay

2 separate 2 Packs of 4mm Single Flute Endmill from Ozzyboards http://ozzyboards.com/4mm-single-flute-endmill/

FUN Logo T-Shirt: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TJVC4NN

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Starting in a few minutes! Come join us at https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow Sweet prizes for both submissions and viewers!

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Segments are now up on YouTube: Thanks everyone See you next CADathon!
Ranks 16-58 (Random Order) - F4 7th CADathon: https://youtu.be/KgiWKIfGSUY
Ranks 4-15 - F4 7th CADathon: https://youtu.be/u7GOusmkR50
Ranks 1-3 - F4 7th CADathon: https://youtu.be/tMURyto4DU0

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