Baja SAE Tennessee Tech

May 12-15, 2022 │Cookeville, TN

Equipment Suppliers

Companies may become involved in Collegiate Competition Events at the competitor's level by registering as an Equipment Supplier. The following companies are supplying parts to competing teams for free, at cost or discounted from retail.

Please email Brandie Sberna for details and pricing of becoming an Equipment Supplier.

Altair Engineering

Items Available: Hyperworks 14.0 Student Edition

Discount Offer: Free

Discount Amount: 100%

Additional Information: We invite your team to leverage the Altair One™ Marketplace to access the Altair Academic Edition, your all-access pass to the industry’s most comprehensive set of CAE, simulation, data science, and AI/ML software tools. Select, install, and activate as many tools as you'd like on any PC or laptop with ease.

Student teams get access to industrial-strength, Professional Edition-equivalent licenses of all Altair solutions, including Altair® Inspire™, Altair® PSIM®, Altair® AI Studio™(formerly RapidMiner Studio®), and many more.

With the Altair Academic Edition, your team can achieve its most important goals: reduce your product's design time, maximize performance, minimize weight, improve energy efficiency and sustainability, and more. Get started by requesting our software or learn more about this program at Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn to keep in touch and be the first to know about updates and Altair events (such as contests with cash prizes)!


Items Available:

  • Ansys Academic Research Mechanical and CFD (25 tasks) 
  • Ansys Academic Research EM (5 tasks) 
  • Ansys Academic Research HF (5 tasks) 
  • Ansys GRANTA Research Selector (5 tasks) 
  • Ansys Academic Research HPC (per core) up to 32 cores 

Discount Offer: Free

Discount Amount: 100%

Additional Information: Software shall be used in the design and development of student team vehicle/planes in exchange for marketing and promotion of Ansys software via logo on the vehicle, inclusion on the team website and social media pages. Interested teams can apply by submitting this application form. Need additional details, please contact  

Explore Ansys Innovation Courses to get started with Ansys tools and the Learning Forum for technical support.  


DS Solidworks Corp.

Items Available: SolidWorks Suite of Programs, 3DEXPERIENCE Cloud Products

Discount Offer: Free

Discount Amount: 100%

Additional Information: 

Polaris Industries Inc.

Items Available: Polaris supplies a variety of parts including, but not limited to, suspension components, safety equipment, driveline components, rims, tires, brakes, and hubs at a discount, approximately 30-40% off the retail price, as listed at The Polaris Engineering team will also help answer technical questions relating to the supplied parts.

Discount Offer: Discounted from retail

Discount Amount: %

Additional Information: To be eligible to order parts from Polaris please read the terms of sponsorship and complete the sponsorship agreement form including the submission of the teams previous year design report or project schedule(for teams new to competition). Upon sponsorship confirmation the team can begin submitting orders. All instructions, ordering information, and order deadlines can be found at For additional information and questions please email the Polaris SAE Support Team at

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Items Available: See this brochure of engineering software offerings curated just for student teams at

Discount Offer: Zero cost, even for full-functional commercial software, apply for grants at 
or you can instantly download free 'student editions' for some of the software packages at
Online software courses and technical support are also offered to student competition teams at no cost.

Discount Amount: 100%

Additional Information: See this series of short Youtube videos organized by sub-team topics (CAD, aero, suspension, electrical, etc.)