2017 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.


 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