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Refer to the Rule C5. Additionally, the team will be required to submit such documentation as the organizers may require in advance of the acceptance of any future registration. It typically takes at least 1 rulds day between the time you complete an on-line SAE. Registration for each FSAE competitions closes as soon as the registration limit is reached. After the first month of registration any untaken slots at any of the competitions will be available to any team on a first come, first serve basis.

Registration for the North American Formula SAE competitions will close at the date and time posted on the competition website or when all the registration slots have been taken, whichever occurs first.

Check the individual competition websites for exact registration requirements, applicable to those events.

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Kaley Zundel, kzundel sae. Teams requiring visas to enter to the United States are advised to apply at least sixty 60 days prior eules the competition. Although most visa applications seem to go through without an unreasonable delay, occasionally teams have had difficulties and in several instances visas were not issued before the competition. We do not issue letters of invitation. Neither SAE staff nor any competition organizers are permitted to give advice on visas, customs regulations or vehicle shipping regulations concerning the United States or any other country.

Vehicle shipments by commercial carrier must comply with the laws and regulations of nations from which, and to which, the car is being sent. Shipments must be sent with the sending team or university listed as the receiving party. Neither the competition organizers nor the competition sites can be faae as the receiving party. Vehicle shipping procedures for the North American competitions are published on the Formula SAE website for each event and are incorporated into these Rules by reference.

All team members and faculty advisors must complete the on-site registration procedures immediately after they arrive at the gules site. The following documents supporting each vehicle must be submitted by the action deadlines rukes on each competition website or otherwise published by the organizers.

Both an electronic version and a hard copy version are required. Program Submissions — Material required for programs is specific to each competition. Check the website s of the competition s your team has entered for requirements. Volunteer judges evaluate all the required submissions and it rrules essential that they have enough time to complete their work.

There are no exceptions to the document submission deadlines and late submissions will incur penalties. Please note that different documents or submissions may have fsaee deadlines — check the event websites. Most required documents must be submitted in a format specified in the individual event rules or using a fsa form. Carefully read the event rules and check the website of the competition feae are entering. After the first 15 days a late. Cost Reports that are not submitted will receive negative one hundred points and may not participate in the Cost Event.


Late submission or failure to submit all, or any one, of the Design Documents will be penalized at the standard negative ten points per day to a maximum of negative one hundred points.

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Program Submissions — Program submission requirements differ across competitions and may or may not involve penalties. Please submit program material by the published deadlines.

This rule is only a summary; it does not supersede the individual event rules. Read the individual rules for complete document submission requirements. Check the competition websites for deadlines, submission addresses and other details.

If you have any questions — ask us. Documents may be uploaded to the website from the time your fsaeonline account has been created and accepted See A8. Submissions may be replaced with new uploads at any point during that period without penalty. Teams have the option to replace uploaded documents with a new file at any time, however between the. Account creation for online document submission through fsaeonline requires the following steps:.

Note – There may be a delay of up to three 3 business days between the time your team registers for a competition and the fsaeonline site recognizes the validity of your authentication number and the captain can create his account. Once your team captain has created an account it will remain valid until your team becomes dormant or no longer registers to compete. Team Captain Role — Each team must have at least one person identified on fsaeonline as the Team Captain.

The Team Captain s has unique responsibilities on the site including accepting other team members for site access. Team captains automatically have the same roles and privileges as their team members.

Team Member Restrictions — Team members must be approved by the Team Captain or the Faculty Advisor before being able to view or upload team documents. Document Access — Uploaded documents can only be viewed by 1 members of the submitting team, 2 authorized judges, technical inspectors and officials and 3 CDS staff.

Reminder — The website does not know what you intended to submit or what you ruules you were doing. Anything your team uploads to the site is considered to be an official action 0210 your team.

It is recognized that thousands of hours of work have gone into fielding a vehicle and that teams are entitled to all the points they rulfs earn. We also recognize that there can be differences in the interpretation of rules, the application of penalties and the understanding of procedures. The officials and SAE staff will make every effort to fully review all questions and resolve problems and discrepancies quickly and equitably.

A team may protest any rule interpretation, score or official action unless specifically excluded from protest which they feel has caused some actual, non-trivial, harm to their team, or has had a substantive effect gules their score.

Teams may not protest rule interpretations or actions that have not caused them any substantive damage. All protests must be filed in writing and presented to the organizer or SAE staff by the team captain. In order to have a protest considered, a team must post a twenty-five 25 point protest bond which will be forfeited if their protest is rejected. Protests concerning any aspect of the competition must be filed within one-half hour 30 20100 of the posting of the scores of the event to which the protest relates.


The decision of the competition protest committee regarding any fsas is final. The Committee will answer questions that are not already answered in the rules or FAQs or that require new or novel rule interpretations.

The Committee will not respond to questions that are already answered in the rules. For example, if a rule specifies a minimum dimension for a part the Committee will not answer questions asking if a smaller dimension can be used.


An electronic question submission system is being developed for the North American competitions. Until that system is ready for use questions should be submitted following the traditional procedure covered by rules A When the electronic submission system is ready for use an announcement will be made on the FSAE news page.

Please watch for announcements.

Throughout the Fae competition season questions can still be submitted by the traditional submission procedure found in Rules A However, once the electronic submission system becomes operational the Committee may choose to respond using that system. The Rules Committee will respond as quickly as possible, however responses to questions presenting new issues, or of unusual complexity, may take more than two weeks.

Standards are important in all areas of engineering and we urge you to review these documents and to become familiar will their contents and use. The technical documents listed below include both 1 standards that are identified in the rules and 2 standards that the TSB and the various rules committees believe are valuable references or which may be mentioned in future rule sets. All Collegiate Design Series teams registered for competitions in North America have access to all the standards listed below – including standards not specific to your competition.

The following requirements and restrictions will be enforced through technical inspection. Noncompliance must be corrected and the car re-inspected before the car is allowed to operate under power. Adjustment of belts, chains and clutches. Adjustment of the driver restraint system, head restraint, seat and pedal assembly. Substitution of the head restraint or seat insert for different drivers. Adjustment to engine operating parameters, e.

Adjustment of the suspension where no part substitution is required, except that springs, sway bars and shims may be changed. Adjustment of tire pressure. Adjustment of wing angle, but not the location.

Replacement of worn tires or brake pads. Upon the completion of the repair and before re-entering into any dynamic competition, the vehicle MUST be re-submitted to Technical Inspection for re-approval.

The vehicle must be open-wheeled and open-cockpit a formula style body with four 4 wheels that are not in a straight line.