ZWSOFT CAD 2024: competition for students in 2D mechanical drawing and 3D modeling

News | 06.06.2024

Competition for undergraduate students to demonstrate their expertise in mechanical desig with ZWCAD and ZW3D

The ZWSOFT CAD 2024 competition is open to students from all over the world to showcase their experience and knowledge in mechanical design.

During 24 hours the contestants will create mechanical projects with the use of special ZWSOFT software (ZWCAD, ZW3D).

ZWSOFT CAD 2024 contest terms and conditions

  • 24-Hour Design Sprint: from the moment the competition tasks are announced, participants have one full day to complete the design project
  • Free to enter: The competition is open to university and vocational school students from around the world
  • Global scale of the competition: Connect with fellow students around the world and showcase your talent on an international platform
  • Objectives of the competition: Improve CAD skills, especially in 3D modeling.

ZWSOFT CAD 2024 design competition tasks and criteria

The competition criteria for each project task are as follows:

Task A: 2D drawing of a mechanical product (using ZWCAD MFG)

Task B: 3D modeling (using ZW3D Education)

Contestants may choose either one task A or B or take part in both tasks. All contestants must complete the competition independently using the specified ZWSOFT software.

Competition criteria for each design task

Competitive projects will be judged based on criteria that reflect the core values of professional mechanical design. Criteria include:


Integrity and correctness of the model/drawing. Elements and annotations must be fully compliant with the design requirements.

Technical skills

Proficiency and accuracy in the use of 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 terms, conditions, rules and judging criteria, download the full document below.

Apply to participate in ZWSOFT CAD 2024

Complete the entry form by 24:00 on June 30, 2024 (GMT+8) via the link.

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.

Competition prizes for each design task

1st Place Award (1 team): Certificate, Gift Card/Coupon worth US$ 500 for Task A and US$ 800 for Task B. Also tickets for a trip to ZWSOFT HQ office in China.

2nd Place Award (10 teams): Certificate, Gift Card/Coupon worth US$ 100

3rd place Award (15 teams): Certificate, ZWCAD and ZW3D Educational License.

***Important note***

  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. 

ZWSOFT CAD 2024 Competition Calendar

until June 30, 2024: Registration for participation in the competition, application submission

from 10:00 a.m. July 20 to 10:00 a.m. July 21: 24 hours to complete contest tasks.

Training materials for the ZWSOFT CAD 2024 competition

Materials for training and preparation for the competition, as well as training videos on ZWCAD, ZW3D can be found on the  oficial page ZWSOFT CAD 2024  There you can also download ZWSOFT software products, which will be used during the project assignments of the contest.

Contest organizer: ZWSOFT CO., LTD.(Guangzhou).

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