Event Updates

2016 Event Updates
SCC Event Update - Updated "Where-to-Be What-to-Do" Document (July 2, 2016)
Updated preliminary schedule of events for the 2016 Solar Car Challenge
SCC Event Updates: Hats, Media Afternoon, Shoes, ECCO Lights, TMS (July 1, 2016)
Reminders for various race related items, especially at the Texas Motor Speedway.
Solar Car Challenge Advisory: Team Check-In, Team Skills, Media Afternoon (June 26, 2016)
Reminders for items to bring to team check-in, recommendations for scrutineering preparation, and media afternoon information.
SCC Event Update - Scrutineering Booklet - Trailering Skills (June 20, 2016)
Requirements for teams to go through the scrutineering booklet and to demonstrate loading/unloading the solar car from their trailer.
SCC Event Update - Awards Banquet and Extra Guests (June 7, 2016)
An encouragement to teams to place orders for Awards Banquet tickets and cost for extra guests.
SCC Event Update - "Where-to-Be What-to-Do" Document (May 31, 2016)
Preliminary schedule of events for the 2016 Solar Car Challenge.
SCC Alert: Deadline for Liability Insurance Certificate (May 26, 2016)
Reminder to teams to submit solar car liability insurance certificate by June 1st.
SCC Liability Insurance Deadline - Reminder (May 23, 2016)
Reminder to teams to submit solar car liability insurance certificate by June 1st.
SCC Event Update - 2016 Protocol for Electric-Solar Powered Vehicles (May 20, 2016)
Rules interpretations and protocols for the Electric-Solar Powered Division on the 2016 race course.
Solar Car Challenge Construction Advisory (May 9, 2016)
An advisory on the use of fiberglass bodies for the purpose of crush zones.
SCC IMPORTANT Event Update - Items to Remember in May (May 3, 2016)
Important things to consider in the month of May, including submitting proof of liability insurance, registration packet updates, lights for chase vehicles, updating team photos, purchasing award banquet tickets, and special meetings after team check-in.
SCC Event Update - Liability Insurance - April 26
Reminder to submit liability insurance certificate by June 1st.
SCC Event Update - Media Day - Wednesday, July 13th (April 21, 2016)
Clarification and elaboration on the planned media day on Wednesday, July 13.
SCC Event Update - Race Course / Media Day (April 16, 2016)
The release of the preliminary 2016 race route, navigator workshop, and media day.
SCC Event Update - Race Lodging - April 12
A list of event hotels for the 2016 Solar Car Challenge. Teams are not required to stay at event hotels.
SCC Event Update - April 5 - Race Course and Release of Liability Forms
Updates on the race course, release of liability forms, vehicle liability insurance, and team check-in.
SCC Event Update - March 7th - Multiple Items
Various reminders in preparation for the upcoming event.
SCC Event Update - March 1st Registration Deadline (February 29, 2016)
Reminder to file registration documents by March 1st.
SCC Event Update - Registration March 1st (February 6, 2016)
Reminder to file registration documents by March 1st.
SCC Event Update - January 15, 2016 - Lodging Clarification
A request to teams not to reserve hotel rooms until March 1.
SCC Event Update - January 13, 2016 - Race Lodging
A list of official event hotels for the 2016 Solar Car Challenge for budgetary purposes.
SCC Event Update - January 7, 2016 - Part II
Notes on amending the final registration packet and link to official registration document.
SCC Event Update - January 7, 2016
Reminders to submit an Intent to Race form by January 31 and Final Report by March 1.

2015 Event Updates
SCC Event Update - Solar Car Fuses (July 10, 2015)
A clarification on what is required for the main battery fuse.
SCC Event Update - Final Where-to-Be What-to-Do Document (July 7, 2015)
Final calendar of events for the 2015 Solar Car Challenge.
SCC Event Update - July 4th Weekend - Team Check-In (July 2, 2015)
Reminders for teams have all team members, teachers, and chaperones at check-in, addiitonal team member fees, and documentation required during check-in.
SCC Event Update - June 28, 2015 - Awards - Refunds - Team Status - Scrutineering (June 28, 2015)
A list of special awards, emails on team refunds, updates on registration status, and Electric-Solar Powered Division scrutineering sheets.
SCC Event Update - "Where-to-Be" Document / Award Banquet Head Count (June 13, 2015)
Distribution of preliminary calendar of events, reminders to arrive on time for team check-in and designation of award banquet attendees.
SCC Event Update - Closed Track Procedures and Q&A (May 15, 2015)
Reminders to submit final registration and publication of the Policies and Procedures for a Closed Track Race.
SCC Event Update - Final Registration - Awards Banquet - Attendees (April 19, 2015)
Reminders for submitting final registration, purchasing award banquet tickets, and limiting teams to 12 team members and 2 chaperones.
SCC Event Update - April 1, 2015
Information regarding lodging, insurance, drivers licenses, award banquet, release of liability and team check-in.
SCC Event Update - SCC Team Registrations - Digital Photo (February 8, 2015)
Reminders to send a check their registration status and send a digital team photo. A rule clarification is also issued regarding the low voltage battery warning system.
SCC Event Update - January 11, 2015
Reminders for sending registration and fees by February 1, 2015.

2014 Event Updates
Event Update - July 17
A list of locations to help buy needed products near the Texas Motor Speedway.
Weather Forecast for the Solar Car Challenge (July 14, 2014)
Forecast of rain and note that fine tuning of cars in the hotel parking lot may not be feasible.
SCC EVENT UPDATE - Friday, July 11
Reminders of what is needed at team check-in and what teams will receive.
Solar Car Challenge Awards (July 9, 2014)
The list of awards presented at the end of the Solar Car Challenge.
Solar Car Challenge Final Race Route Announced (July 6, 2014)
The official, detailed race route for the 2014 event.
SCC EVENT UPDATE - Monday, June 30
Requirement to attach RFID tag for scoring, including pictures.
SCC EVENT UPDATE - Saturday, June 28
Key event documents for covering closed-track and cross-country procedures.
Confirming Awards Banquet Tickets (June 24, 2014)
Details on the number of tickets purchased by team for the awards banquet.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - Tuesday, June 17th
Reminders about official events and team check-in.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - Final Reports Due (May 31, 2014)
Reminder that a digital and hard copy of the final report is due tomorrow.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - Monday, May 19th
Clarifications on the licensing of solar cars, use of ECCO lights, award banquet tickets, and number of people traveling with the team.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - May 11, 2014
Reminders for Final Report submission, liability insurance, awards banquet tickets, and rules.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - April 10, 2014
Copy of the official race poster and rules updates for battery monitors and insulation rules.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - March 24th
Announcements regarding preliminary race calendar, race route, lodging arrangements, and ECCO lights
Solar Car Challenge Event Update - March 17th
Announcements regarding race route, liability insurance, release of liability forms
Important Calendar for Teams (January 7, 2014)
Reminders for various events and deadlines for the 2014 Solar Car Challenge
Calendar for 2014 Solar Car Challenge (October 8, 2013)
A link to the Calendar of Events and a description of the hybrid format of the 2014 Solar Car Challenge.
Solar Car Challenge October UPDATE (October 6, 2013)
About the World Solar Challenge and a reminder to review 2014 rules.

2013 Event Updates
July 9th Solar Car Challenge UPDATE
Announcing an updated copy of the Scrutineering Forms and encouragement to review them before arrival.
Parking after the End-of-Race (July 5, 2013)
Arrangements for parking near Exposition Park on July 30th.
Solar Car Challenge July 1st Reminder (July 1, 2013)/B>
The Where-to-Be, What-To-Do document along with specific reminders for teams.
ECCO Light Clarification (June 13, 2013)
A clarification on the number of ECCO lights required.
Race Route (June 13, 2013)
The 2013 Race Route and other reminders (ECCO lights, lodging).
Release of Liability Forms (June 10, 2013)
Three release of liability forms that must be completed before arrival to the event.
June 10th (June 9, 2013)
Heads-up about information to come for the 2013 event.
Solar Car Challenge Registration Issues (June 6, 2013)
Reminder for teams to submit a full registration document.
Solar Car Challenge June 1st Reminder (May 23, 2013)
Reminder to submit Final Report and other items by June 1st, including Final Report rule reference (3.6).
Intent to Race in 2013 Solar Car Challenge (April 24, 2013)
Request for teams to confirm attendance in the 2013 event.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update (April 5, 2013)
Reminders to submit final report, get liability insurance, and other event logistics.
Solar Car Challenge Event Update (February 15, 2013)
Information about cross-country races and safety procedures.
Solar Car Challenge Initial Report (February 1, 2013)
Reminder to teams about the initial report due February 1st.
February 1st Update
Updates on details of the cross-country event, including where to be and what to do information.
Race Registration Fee Clarification (January 18, 2013)
Details on filing deadlines and payment for this year's race.
Preliminary Race Information (January 18, 2013)
Preliminary race summary, group lodging arrangements, preliminary race route.

2012 Event Updates
Pre-Race Scrutineering (July 1, 2012)
Sample scrutineering packet and reminders to bring photo scrapbook.
Information about Race Policies & Team Check-In (June 15, 2012)
Policies & Procedures for Closed Track Races, Team Check-In Requirements, Release of Liability Forms
Release of Liability Forms (June 3, 2012)
Waiver forms needed by teams to participate in this year's Challenge.
Update for the 2012 Solar Car Challenge (May 29, 2012)
Reminders to book hotel rooms and other event information.
Solar Car Challenge Registration (May 8, 2012)
Details on what consitutes a complete Solar Car Challenge registration.
April 14th "Drive" Update for Teams (April 11, 2012)
Details on the Learn 2 Live Green event in Plano.
Event Update No. 2 (March 15, 2012) (DOC, PDF)
The second edition of the newsletter, including a plans for 2012, the Learn 2 Live Green event, and other publicity activities.
Event Update No. 1 (August 1, 2011) (DOC, PDF)
The first edition of a regular newsletter, including a recap of the 2011 event and what's coming in the future.

2011 Event Updates
Policies and Procedures for 2011 (July 5, 2011)
Specific policies and procedures for competing in the closed-track race.
Team Check-In (June 24, 2011)
Information on what needs to be brought to team check-in.
Additional Insurance Information (June 21, 2011)
Updated cost information for liability insurance.
Liability Insurance (June 1, 2011)
Reminder to provide proof of liability insurance and insurance company contact information.
Solar Car Challenge Update (May 31, 2011)
Preliminary Where-to-Be, What-to-Do schedule and waiver forms.
Solar Car Challenge Update (May 1, 2011)
Reminder to submit team pictures.
Solar Car Challenge Update (April 2, 2011)
A few important suggestions that may help as you proceed through the next few months.
April 1st Solar Car Challenge Registration Date (March 23, 2011)
Several reminders to teams participating this year.

2010 Event Updates
2010 Race Information, Procedures, and Protocols (May 31, 2010)
As we approach this summer's Solar Car Challenge, this update is provided regarding Race Information, Procedures, and Protocols. These are certainly not all of the race procedures, but are important in your preliminary planning.