All forms and payments must be submitted by the registration deadline. You will receive a confirmation e-mail once all items have been received and processed. Incomplete forms and unpaid submissions will not be processed. If you have just submitted your forms and fee, please allow 2 – 3 business days for form processing. If confirmation has not been received, it is the participant’s responsibility to confirm receipt of all application materials.
All "car" entries must be submitted by team members for judging between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018, in the Hubbard Hall Banquet. Check-in will be in the main East Entrance of Hubbard Hall.
General contest rules
Each team must consist of 4 students; at least 2 team members must be female.
Cars must be built using only materials edible by humans (materials that cause no harm to humans). Teams may bring "cars" already assembled or assemble minor parts upon arrival.
Submitted edible cars must "look like" a car and must not exceed the following dimensions:
4 inches wide (including wheels and hub caps)
4 inches tall (including windshield, car roof, people, etc)
12 inches long (including front and rear bumpers and any other extensions)
Cars must operate on 3 - 4 rotating "wheels" and roll successfully down a ramp that is 8 to 10 feet in length, inclined at approximately 20 degrees and is approximately 7.5 inches wide (must be able to survive 3 runs down the ramp, if necessary).
To be eligible for a prize, an entry must roll down the ramp on “wheels.”
Each team is required to submit an itemized list of all materials used in the car, along with their estimated costs (total estimate less than $15; receipts not necessary); present this list to the Round 1 Judges.
Each team is required to submit a statement of the theme or purpose for the car design; present to Round 1 judges.
Each student may be on only one team.
Each team may submit only one car.
All team members are encouraged to attend the event but at least THREE team members are required to be present during the event and to claim any prize winnings.
Registration forms and application fees are due in full by the registration deadline.
It is the team’s responsibility to confirm receipt of application and fee.
To change team members on a registration form for any purpose, a team must contact the Project Coordinator and submit a modified application by noon on the Tuesday prior to the contest. No substitutions or changes will be allowed after this date.