InspireNC's 2nd CAD Challenge

Hello Chief Delphi,

I’m excited to announce that InspireNC, a student-led non-profit that works to promote STEAM education in North Carolina, will be hosting our 2nd CAD Challenge from July 6th at 12PM EST to July 13th at 11:59PM EST. This challenge will be in similar scope to a CADathon, with a full game manual and field CAD being released at kickoff on July 6th.

Teams of no more than 3 people will have 1 week to CAD a robot to compete in our game. Our event will be comprised of 2 divisions: a FRC division and a FTC division, with minor game modifications to suit each level. This competition is a great way to improve your CAD skills and is open to all students, mentors, and alumni. We will also have some special prizes for the winners, courtesy of AndyMark. Stay tuned for more information on this.

If you are interested in participating, one member of your team should sign up through this form: If you do not have a team to participate with, please fill out the form and we will assign you with random partners. Signups will be accepted until kickoff on July 6th. More information can be found at Please also join our Discord at

We will have more information regarding event logistics in the weeks to come.


I’m happy to announce the 2nd CAD Challenge: Green Generation!

We have revised the dates for the competition, it will now be from July 3rd at 12PM EDT to July 10th at 11:59PM EDT, in order to avoid conflict with another CAD event that will be going on as well. We will continue to accept sign-ups until the game is released, so join our discord server ( and register to compete as soon as you can!


Hey everyone!

We’re excited to release some pregame materials before our CAD Challenge kicks off on July 3rd at Noon Eastern! Pregame manuals for the FTC and FRC divisions can be found at

We have more information including SolidWorks licenses, prizes from AndyMark, and team assignments in our Discord at, so please join that to get updates.

Additionally, we would like to thank First Updates Now for their support of our event. We will be live-streaming an awards show on July 17th, 2020 in partnership with FUN. Look for more information about this in the coming weeks.

As a reminder, signups are still open at, and will remain open until kickoff on July 3rd at Noon Eastern.

Thank you all for your support!


Is there info about the first CAD challenge somewhere? Just wanted to see some of the entries for that…


Yup! On our website:, at the bottom of the page we have information regarding our first CAD Challenge, with the game manual, field CAD, and images of all of the submissions for that event. Our first CAD Challenge only included an FRC division, with teams from only North Carolina, however, this one is open to everyone with an FRC and FTC division!


As a reminder, kickoff is tomorrow, July 3rd, at Noon Eastern! Signups are still open at and will remain open until kickoff!


Game Release Time!!

You can find all of the materials for GREEN GENERATION, including FTC and FRC FIELD CAD (in SolidWorks, STEP, and Onshape), FTC and FRC manuals, Sample Scoring Sheets, and Sample Scouting Sheets on our website at

For those of you just looking for the link to the manual it’s in this Google Drive folder:

The Q&A will be closed for the first 20 minutes following release to ensure that everyone reads the manual in its entirety before asking any questions.
Thanks and good luck to all teams!