Event Updates

2018 Event Updates
Final Where-to-Be What-to-Do Document (July 4, 2018)
Oral Presentation Guidelines (July 2, 2018)
Solar Car Challenge: What to bring to Team Check-In (July 1, 2018)
A list of reminders for teams to attend important events and to bring particular documents to Team Check-In
PI-TOP Hardware and Applications (June 28, 2018)
Information on how to use the pi-top HELIOS boards, including a link to a video and Quick Start guide.
Event Update No. 12 - Team Check-In Times / Oral Presentation Times (June 27, 2018)
Event Update No. 11 - Cross-Country Race Procedure (June 24, 2018)
Teams Pre-Scrutineering their Solar Cars (June 13, 2018)
Reminder to teams to pre-scrutineer their own cars using the provided Scrutineering sheets.
URGENT: SCC Liability Insurance Certificates (May 29, 2018)
A list of teams who have submitted their liability insurance certificate. Remaining teams must submit their certificates before June 1.
Event Update No. 10 - Release of Liability Forms (May 22, 2018)
The release of liability forms for the Solar Car Challenge and Texas Motor Speedway. Please read and complete prior to arriving! Parents' signatures are required!
Team Scrapbooks Due June 1 - Digital Copy (May 21, 2018)
Reminders to submit their digital team scrapbook (with sample) and certificate of liability by June 1, and a request for additional race judges.
What Solar Car Teams Need To Be Thinking About (May 15, 2018)
Reminders of upcoming June 1 deadline to submit Certificate of Liability Insurance and digital Team Scrapbook.
Event Update No. 9 - Preliminary Where-to-Be What-to-Do Document (May 8, 2018)
Release of the early draft for the race's official events and activities.
Event Update No. 8 - Race Route (May 6, 2018)
Release of the Official Race Route for the 2018 Solar Car Challenge.
Event Update No. 7 - Team Expenses (April 12, 2018)
Planning information for teams to deal with expenses at Team Check-in and other anticipated expenses.
Event Update No. 6 - Lodging for the 2018 Solar Car Challenge (March 25, 2018)
Suggested lodging opportunities for the 2018 event.
Event Update No. 5 - Liability Insurance (March 21, 2018)
Reminders to teams to submit liability insurance by June 1st.
Event Update No. 4 - Teams Receive Pi-Top Laptop (February 28, 2018)
Information on the pi-top laptop being provided to each team registering for the Solar Car Challenge.
Event Update No. 3 - Things to Remember for the Race (February 9, 2018)
An update introducing general procedures, driving procedures, student conduct, lodging, safety issues, and impound.
Event Update No. 2 - Checklist for Filing Registration Documents (February 4, 2018)
A checklist designed to help you register for the 2018 Solar Car Challenge.
Event Update Number One - Welcome & Key Dates (February 1, 2018)
Announcement of number of teams, reminders for registration, and 2018 calendar.
Announcing the 2018 Solar Car Challenge Race Route (October 28, 2017)

2017 Event Updates
SCC Event Update 11: CLARIFICATIONS: Scrapbook - Food - Media - Drones - Logo (July 5, 2017)
Clarifications for hardcopy scrapbook, food allergies, media, drones, and use of the Solar Car Challenge logo.
SCC: Four Important Racing Documents (July 1, 2017)
Four extremely important documents for teams for the 2017 Solar Car Challenge. A must read!
SCC Event Update 10: Team Oral Presentation Guidelines (June 30, 2017)
The process and procedures for team oral presentations, including grading criteria.
Solar Team Registration Times (June 30, 2017)
Each team's official registration times for team check-in on Saturday.
What SCC Teams Bring to Team Check-In (June 28, 2017)
An invitation to an Ice Cream Social hosted by Liberty Christian Academy and a checklist of items to bring to team check-in.
SCC Clarification: Fire Extinguishers (June 9, 2017)
Rules clarification regarding fire extinguisher requirements for all teams.
SCC: Clarification for Electrical Disconnects (May 30, 2017)
Rules clarification for requiring push-pull disconnect switches.
Clarification for Electric Solar-Powered Vehicle Teams (May 18, 2017)
Rules clarification regarding daily tasks for teams in the Electric Solar-Powered Division.
Urgent Information Request for the Solar Car Challenge (May 13, 2017)
Required team information regarding radio frequencies.
Preliminary "Where-to-Be What-to-Do Document - 2017 Solar Car Challenge (May 12, 2017)
SCC Event Update 8: Banquet Arrangements (May 9, 2017)
Overflow logistics for opening and awards banquets.
SCC Event Update 7: Registration, Team Check-In, Awards Banquet, Scrutineering (March 20, 2017)
SCC Event Update 6: Release of Liability, Liability Insurance, Hotel Reservations (February 23, 2017)
SCC Event Update 5: Oral Presentation Clarification and Electrical Schematics (February 18, 2017)
Requirements and criteria for the team oral presentation and clarification for Electric-Solar Powered Car schematics.
Event Update 4: Race Registration March 1, 2017 (February 6, 2017)
Reminders for upcoming Race Registration deadline and information required.
Event Update No. 3: Spring Planning (January 23, 2017)
Links to Facebook pages, reminders for Team Check-In, Earth Day Texas, Registration, and Liability Insurance.
2nd Event Update - Solar Car Challenge (September 20, 2016)
A pamphlet describing the nature of the 2017 event, construction calendar, and announcement of a new Sources Workshop on October 15.
SCC Event Update - Calendar for the 2016-2017 Solar Car Challenge (August 25, 2016)