Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. This years competition is scheduled for May 28, 2016. More than a dozen teams from around Ontario will attend this year's event.
- Two races — for 12 and 24 volt cars — with the winner of the 24 Volt Race receiving the TADA Cup
- Dennis Weishar Engineering Design Award for excellence in Engineering design
- Toyota Fabrication & Manufacturing Award for excellence in vehicle construction.
- Interstate Batteries Rookie Team Award for the top-ranked first-year team.
Attend the race
The race is open to the public, and admittance is free of charge. For more information, see our page for visitors.
Registration for the 2016 year is now available. There is no cost for teams to compete at the race.
Start a team
The Waterloo EV Challenge is a unique opportunity for teams to plan, design, and build their own electric vehicle. The EV Challenge team has sponsorship opportunities and advice for individuals looking to start a team — contact Peter Teertstra, Director of the Sedra Student Design Centre, for more information.
We strongly recommend that schools considering starting a team attend the race.
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