Mad 4 CAD

Are YOU the fastest Digitizer around? Win MONEY, Prizes, FAME in this year's CAD playoff.

What is MAD 4 CAD you ask? It is quite simple.

Step 1:

You are given a dimensioned drawing on a piece of paper, and asked to reproduce this in AutoCAD (minus the dimensions of course)

Step 2:

Finish the drawing exactly to specification, in the least amount of time, and you win.

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CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO VIEW THE DETAILS OF THIS COMPETITION!!!

 

DATES AND TIMES

HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION DATE: TUESDAY, MARCH 29th, 2011
TIME: 7pm TO (WHEN THE FINAL DRAWING IS COMPLETE) OR 10pm
 
COLLEGE COMPETITION DATE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30th, 2011
TIME: 12pm TO (WHEN THE FINAL DRAWING IS COMPLETE) OR 3pm

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FORMAT

All participants will arrive before 12:00pm, March 30th (College) or 7:00pm, March 29th (High Schools) to take their places. The drawings will be distributed with the starting bell. The first participant to complete the drawing AS IT IS SHOWN will be the winner.

16 COMPUTERS WILL BE SETUP IN THE GYM.

2 PREQUALIFYING HEATS WILL BE RUN, AND THE BEST 4 FROM EACH HEAT ARE ABLE TO ADVANCE TO THE FINAL ROUND.

IN THE FINAL ROUND, THE DRAWING WILL BE MORE COMPLEX. PRIZES WILL BE ALLOTTED TO THE TOP FINISHERS OF THE FINAL ROUND ONLY.

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HOW TO REGISTER

PLEASE NOTE:

To register, send the following information to Dan Robichaud:

Via Email: dan.robichaud@mohawkcollege.ca

OR

Via fax: to Dan Robichaud (905) 575-2137

Name of School ________________________________

Teacher/Instructor_______________________________

email _____________________

Fax ______________________

Student Name(s)___________________________________

If you are also submitting a bridge, we will make sure you won't miss your bridge exploding by scheduling you later in the evening for the bridge contest. Please let us know!

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EXAMPLE DRAWINGS

Try these out to test your skill ! Each link opens in new window.

The Saw Handle (from 1999)

The Clock (from 2000)

The Curvy Thing (from 2001)

The Maple Leaf (from 2002)

All 2008 Examples

All 2009 Examples

All 2010 Examples

All 2011 Examples

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2011 PRIZES

College Prize List

1st Place Winner: Josh Kooiman $500 sponsored by Mohawk Student Association

2nd Place Winner: Eleanor Selinger $200 sponsored by Hamilton Halton Construction Association

3rd Place Winner: Angela Schempp $125 sponsored by Building and Construction Sciences Dept., Mohawk College

 

High School Prize List

1st Place Winner: Blake Bottrill $500 sponsored by Ancaster Optimists Club

2nd Place Winner: Ellis Ritz $200 cash sponsored by Bird Construction

3rd Place Winner: Oliver Liang $125 cash sponsored by Hamilton Halton Construction Association

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RULES AND REGULATIONS

Who Can Participate

Any Full-time High School or College student can enter their respective competitions.

The Set Up

A recent release of AutoCAD will be loaded onto the computers. Participants are welcome to bring their own macros and mice. Mice will be provided.

The Drawing

The drawing will be neither Mechanical nor Architectural. It will be a 2D drawing of the difficulty shown in the examples.

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SPONSORS

msa Optmists
hhca bird

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