SDC: Student Design Competition

What is the Student Design Competition & Prizes

The ASME Student Design Competition provides a platform for ASME Student Members to present their solutions to a range of design problems - from everyday household tasks to groundbreaking space exploration. Each team is required to design, construct and operate a prototype meeting the requirements of an annually determined problem statement.


AY'23-'24 ASME SDC Rules & .stl Files (Course Obstacles)

Download the AY23-24 Student Design Competition Rules  - AY'24-'25 rules NOT YET POSTED.

.stl files (course obstacles) are available for download

SDC will be held at in-person EFx events.  Not all EFx events will have every competition available. Check that SDC is available at that event before registering.  EFx events will be posted as they are confirmed.

SDC Q&A Forum

FINAL SDC Q&A Forum Questions for February 6 are available for download.

Please email your questions to