Sponsors

We are proud to have Oncor as a Co-Title Sponsor for the 2023 Solar Car Challenge. Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC is a regulated electricity distribution and transmission business that uses superior asset management skills to provide reliable electricity delivery to consumers. Oncor (together with its subsidiaries) operates the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas, delivering power to more than 3.8 million homes and businesses and operating more than 140,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines in Texas.
We are proud to have Lockheed Martin as a Co-Title Sponsor for the 2023 Solar Car Challenge. Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 123,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Speedway Motorsports, Inc (SMI) is a leading promoter, marketer and sponsor of motorsports activities in the United States. As the owner and operator of Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway at Sonoma, and Texas Motor Speedway, SMI has one of the largest portfolios of major speedway facilities in the motorsports industry. Closed-track events are held on alternate years at the Texas Motor Speedway.
The Lightner-Sams Foundation of Dallas has generously funded the Internship program. This program allows former Challenge participants to return to the race to help plan, coordinate, and judge the upcoming event, and plan for the future events.
The Kahn Education Foundation was established in 1996 to support both public and private educational institutions, and the educational programs of public charities. Their special interest is in supporting programs and facilities that make learning fun and safe.
Vistra (NYSE: VST) is a leading, Fortune 500 integrated retail electricity and power generation company that provides essential resources to customers, businesses, and communities from California to Maine. Based in Irving, Texas, Vistra is a leader in the energy transformation with an unyielding focus on reliability, affordability, and sustainability. The company safely operates a reliable, efficient, power generation fleet of natural gas, nuclear, coal, solar, and battery energy storage facilities while taking an innovative, customer-centric approach to its retail business.
Molina Healthcare of Texas has been providing government-funded health care since 2006. The Company serves members through Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, Medicare-Medicaid (Duals) and Health Insurance Exchange programs, with service areas across Texas. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, provides managed health care services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through state insurance marketplaces. Molina Healthcare is supporting the Solar Car Challenge's medical initiative to keep participants safe and healthy during the competition.
AREC is the Commission representing all stakeholders involved in Renewable Energy in the Arab world. It operates under the Council of Arab Economic Unity of the League of Arab States as a non-profit organization founded in 2011 in Amman, Jordan and recognized by Royal Decree. AREC consists of 16 Arab countries as founders. The Solar Car Challenge is proud to announce a cooperative initiative with AREC. We plan to share our top project-based STEM Initiative and encourage Alternative Energy Education.
RTX is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. RTX donates through Connect Up, the enterprisewide social impact initiative to foster connections that advance lifelong learning, support military families and veterans and lift up local communities.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. Their pioneering solutions equip our customers with the capabilities they need to connect and protect the world, and push the boundaries of human exploration across the universe. Driven by a shared purpose to solve their customers’ toughest problems, their employees define possible every day.
Visit Fort Worth is the official destination marketing organization of the 13th-largest city in the United States, dedicated to promoting Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination with thriving centers of creativity, culture and commerce. Visit Fort Worth is the parent organization of The Fort Worth Herd, the Fort Worth Film Commission, Visita Fort Worth, Fort Worth Sports Commission and music initiative Hear Fort Worth.
Siemens has partnered with the Solar Car Challenge to offer Solid Edge for free to students on Solar Car Challenge teams. This outstanding software helps teams to develop their mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
The Department of Electrical Engineering is part of the College of Engineering at the University of Texas Arlington, which is the most comprehensive engineering program in North Texas, with 11 baccalaureate, 13 Master's and nine doctoral programs. Students from around the world work with award-winning faculty in state-of-the-art facilities, acquiring the knowledge and skills they'll need to create viable solutions to the most pressing problems of today and the future.
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers’ fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Lincoln Electric supports the Solar Car Challenge's welding education initiative.
American Hakko Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and supplier of HAKKO soldering, desoldering, SMD hot air and BGA rework systems, smoke and fume extraction systems. American Hakko Products also offers CHP hand and assembly tools, torque control electric screwdrivers and accessories, screw feeders, torque-tool calibration equipment, and ESD static control supplies. American Hakko Products supports the Solar Car Challenge's hands-on workshops that teach proper soldering techniques.
Bollinger Motors was originally founded in the Catskill Mountains of New York in 2015. After 2 years of development, the small team revealed their first working electric truck prototype in 2017. Bollinger Motors is now based in Oak Park, Michigan and focuses on building the highest quality consumer and commercial electric trucks available.
Structural & Steel Products is a major distributor and manufacturer of highway, telecommunications, transmission/utility, and light rail infrastructure products. SSP offers a diverse product portfolio, from the high mast lighting on the Panama Canal, to the tubular steel columns that support the upper deck at Kyle Field in College Station, to the guardrail at the Formula 1 Circuit of the Americas, to the iconic stainless steel lighting poles in Houston’s Galleria. SSP is a TXDOT approved supplier for state construction and maintenance projects, but can also supply material for cities, counties, and private projects.
Hillwood, a Perot company, is a premier industrial, commercial and residential real estate developer and manager with projects throughout North America and Europe. With a diverse portfolio of properties that have become home to many of the world’s leading companies, Hillwood is committed to bringing long-term value to our customers, partners, and the communities they serve. Hillwood also served as the lead developer of marquee projects nationwide, from the Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C., to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Ryder is a Fortune 500 company providing leading-edge logistics, supply chain, and transportation management solutions worldwide.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. wannabes Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
NBC 5 (Dallas-Fort Worth) is the official Media Sponsor for the Solar Car Challenge. NBC 5 is the place to go for exclusive local stories, the latest breaking news, weather updates and more in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
DTN is the independent, trusted source of actionable insights for two million customers focused on feeding, protecting and fueling the world. Customer-focused and employee-driven, DTN focuses on empowering customers worldwide with decision-support solutions in agriculture, energy, commodity and financial analytics, and weather-sensitive industries through continuous, leading-edge innovation. DTN provides the Solar Car Challenge with actionable weather information to help staff plan for inclement weather and keep teams safe.
The Texas Solar Energy Society is a non-profit organization with a long history of solar and renewable energy outreach and education. Founded in 1976, they have been serving Texas for 42 years. They have a national reputation for their most high profile projects, including the Austin Cool House Tour, in its 22nd year.
The North Texas Renewable Energy Group is the North Texas chapter of the Texas Solar Energy Society that furthers the development of renewable energy, sciences, and technologies with concern for the ecological, social and economic fabric of the community and state.

The Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champion Circle is the official event hotel for the Solar Car Challenge. They are hosts for the annual Solar Car Challenge and for various educational workshops held throughout the year.

Yumi Ice Cream Company was established in 1986 in Irving, Texas. At the outset, they committed to provide a profitable and well-merchandised Ice Cream Program for all channels of the trade in the markets they operate. Today, Yumi services over 6,000 accounts across Texas from operation centers in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Tropicale Foods, Helados Mexico, and Yumi have generously agreed to donate ice cream for race participants at the Solar Car Challenge.

Bank of America is committed to creating meaningful change in the communities they serve through our philanthropic efforts, associate volunteerism, community development activities and investing, support of arts and culture programming and environmental initiatives.

They are helping to advance the economic health and vitality of communities by supporting nonprofit organizations that address community development, education and workforce development and critical needs.

Since 1976, the General Motors Foundation has donated nearly $1 billion to U.S. charities, educational organizations and disaster relief efforts worldwide. In 2016, the company began transitioning from a U.S.-focused, foundation-based giving model to a global social impact strategy to promote economic growth around the world. This strategy will advance STEM education, improve vehicle and road safety and build sustainable communities, with a special focus where GM has business units and employee presence around the world.

Every day, Capital One strives to ensure that they operate our business in an environmentally sound and socially responsible manner and seek to raise awareness of sustainability best practices among our shareholders, consumers, associates and suppliers.

Their philanthropy program provides grants to national and local organizations that support education, financial literacy and community development initiatives. In addition, they build partnerships with nonprofit organizations with missions that compliment these focus areas.

Verizon employees give generously of their time, money and skills. The Verizon Foundation supports their employees' passion for community engagement through matching gifts, team incentives, the V2V fund and volunteering, especially for STEM education for K-12 youth.

Ham-Com is the amateur radio convention for the Dallas area. They have graciously provided safety equipment for the Solar Car Challenge.

The law firm of Krage & Janvey, LLP has been devoted to helping business, commercial and corporate clients since it was founded in 1971. With a belief that professional and sophisticated legal services should be affordable, their Texas business attorneys have focused on combining the personal attention you might expect from a small firm with the breadth of experience associated with larger firms.
Tim Brandon
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The Caraway Foundation
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Jarrett Dunn
Jon Eidson
William & Sarah Engel
Michael & Marci Foree
Andrew & Jennifer Greenberg
Chris Hosek
Chris & Meredith Jones
Anthony Keba
Lehman Marks
Jinja & Terry Martin
David McDavid - Plano Lincoln
Matt & Ellen Sandt
William Shih
Guntis Terauds
Fred Varian