Jan 10, 2020

The Solar Challenge

  • Crimson Education
  • South Africa
Competition Skill Building


Green Automotive Engineering Contest

The Sasol Solar Challenge is a biennial competition. Teams from across the world design and build solar-powered vehicles to drive across South Africa.

To encourage young people to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – and to promote sustainable motoring.

For more information visit the official site at http://www.solarchallenge.org.za




Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

18 and older


International prestige, prizes tbc

Participation Cost

About R60 000 per team

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Engineering, math, science

Time Commitment

Months, even years developing and testing.

Application Deadline

The national challenge takes place in the first week of October. Deadlines for entries tbc