Mar 10, 2019

UNSW Sunsprint

  • Crimson Education
  • NSW, Australia
Competition Skill Building


The UNSW SunSprint Model Solar Car Challenge is an exciting competition for high school students in Years 7 to 12 where they team up to design, build and race a model car powered only by the energy of the sun.

Are you looking for something really fun and educational for your students, your children or to share with your fellow classmates? If so, then this is your event. SunSprint is a group of solar-powered races for K-12 that brings the fun of competition to learning.

SunSprint - a model solar car race on a 100 metre figure eight track (Yr 7-12)
MiniSprint - kit cars built by students with parental or teacher supervision that runs on a straight track - requires soldering (K-12)
Solar Boats - a race that is really fun and easy to participate in (K-12)

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can participate but should ideally have engineering knowledge

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


To perform well, participants should have a high degree of engineering knowledge

Time Commitment


Not specified, but teams required to prepare and invest time in designing project