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Design Giant Robot Parts, Win Prizes!

Think you can design a better bot? Enter for a chance to win $2500! (Photo credit: Megabots.)
Think you can design a better bot? Enter for a chance to win $2500! (Photo credit: Megabots.)

MegaBots and Autodesk are hosting design and mechanical engineering competitions. Two $2,500 prizes are up for grabs in the design competition, for the best armor plating. In addition to the cash prize, these two winners will enjoy seeing their designs created in miniature. The MiniBots will even duke it out at Bay Area Maker Faire.

Have a hankering to create plans for a functional, reloading gigantic paintball cannon? Enter the engineering portion of the contest! The winner of the engineering competition will also receive $2,500, and their design will be built by MegaBots and demoed Faire.

Entrants can use any CAD package to create their design, but ultimately it must be submitted using Autodesk A360. Designs must be submitted by February 28th, with winners chosen the following week.

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