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Developing an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through the use of renewable energies in school aged students throughout the world.


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Have a look at some student produced videos. Rules for this year's challenge are available here. Want to find out more? Get in touch here.

2018 Event

The 2018 Australian-International Model Solar Challenge was held in New South Wales at UNSW on the 9th and 10th of November.

Thank you to all competitors, teachers, parents and volunteers for making this year's event a success. We look forward to seeing all of you again next year.

Results from the 2018 event held at UNSW, Sydney NSW, are published below.

Cars

 Team NameSchoolState
Best Overall PerformanceDynamic VectorJohn Forrest Secondary CollegeWA
1st PlaceDestroyerBox Hill High SchoolVIC
2nd PlaceRangerEr Xin High SchoolTAIWAN
3rd PlaceGod's PlanEr Xin High SchoolTAIWAN
4th PlaceAlternating CurrentBox Hill High SchoolVIC
Most Innovative DesignSpeeding DemonsGood Shepherd Lurtheran CollegeSA
Best Video
Dynamic VectorJohn Forrest Secondary CollegeWA
Best Engineering KnowledgeSolarianSt Pauls Catholic CollegeNSW
Best CrashAbout TimeAll Saints GrammarNSW

 

Advanced Boats 

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceOptical IllusionUniake Solar BoatsVIC
2nd PlaceTeam MasonOvernewton Anglican Community CollegeVIC
3rd PlaceShogunGlenaeonNSW
4th PlaceTeam SpeedyOvernewton Anglican Community CollegeVIC

 

Junior Boats

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceHunterChristian College BelarineVIC
2nd PlaceOrionChristian College BelarineVIC
3rd PlaceMyra WhiteOvernewtonVIC
4th PlaceWind WhisperChristian College BelarineVIC

 

Boat Championship (all boats)

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceOptical IllusionUniake Solar BoatsVIC
2nd PlaceShogunGlenaeonNSW
3rd PlaceOrionChristian College BelarineVIC
4th PlaceTeam SpeedyOvernewtonVIC

Best Novice EntryShogunGlenaeonNSW
Most Innovative DesignShogunGlenaeonNSW

 

Open Cars ($50 Prize)

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceVortexSt Pauls Catholic CollegeNSW
2nd PlaceNight RiderSt Pauls Catholic CollegeNSW
3rd PlaceTurbrosSt Pauls Catholic CollegeNSW

 

Open Boats ($30 Prize)

 Team NameState
1st PlaceSpeed Shark 
2nd PlaceJB and the SnailsVIC
3rd PlaceOptical IllusionVIC

 

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The 2017 National Event

The 2017 Australian-International Model Solar Challenge was held in South Australia at Hamilton Secondary College on the 25th and 26th of November.

Thank you to all competitors, teachers, parents and volunteers for making this year's event a success. We look forward to seeing all of you again next year.

Results from the 2017 event held at Hamilton Secondary College, Adelaide SA are published below.

Cars

 Team NameSchoolState
Best Overall PerformanceCheetahBox Hill High SchoolVIC
1st PlaceCheetahBox Hill High SchoolVIC
2nd PlaceToma HawkStrathfield South High SchoolNSW
3rd PlaceGround EagleAustralian Science and Mathematics SchoolSA
4th Place5UNT4N LOT10NBox Hill High SchoolVIC
Best EngineeredPrincipleEr Xin High SchoolTAIWAN
Best Poster
DartSt. Lukes CollegeWA
Best Interview1Forrest1John Forrest Secondary CollegeWA
Most Spectacular CrashTurbo XGirrawheen Senior High SchoolWA
Outta TimeAll Saints GrammarNSW

 

Advanced Boats 

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceThe CarOvernewton Anglican Community CollegeVIC
2nd PlaceBeefyOvernewton Anglican Community CollegeVIC
3rd PlaceBillanook 2Billanook CollegeVIC
4th PlaceMWSC SolarMount Waverley Secondary CollegeVIC
Best Engineered BoatMaelstromHamilton Secondary CollegeSA
Best PosterTurbo XGirrawheen Senior High SchoolWA
Best Novice Entry Hamilton Secondary CollegeSA

 

Junior Boats

 Team NameSchoolState
1st PlaceSpeeding DemonsYarraville West Primary SchoolVIC
2nd PlaceSea ShockersCongupna Primary SchoolVIC
3rd PlaceSolar SmashersCongupna Primary SchoolVIC
4th PlaceSupersonic SoundwaveYarraville West Primary SchoolVIC
Best Poster

Speeding Demons

Yarraville West Primary SchoolVIC
Best Use of Recycled Materials

Sea Shockers & Solar Smashers

Congupna Primary SchoolVIC
Best Captain and Crew

Speeding Demons

Yarraville West Primary SchoolVIC
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