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Solar Cup is a high school education program in which teams of students from throughout Southern California build and race solar-powered boats.  The seven-month program culminates in a three-day competition at Lake Skinner, in Temecula Valley. Through the program, students learn about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem solving and much more.​

2018 Event Schedule:

Friday, May 18 - Qualifying events
Saturday, May 19 - Endurance races using solar energy collection panels
Sunday, May 20 - Sprint races, using energy stored in batteries and an awards ceremony

Outreach Project

Solar Cup 2018 Optional Resources







Student PSAs

   Watch the top PSAs by
   participating high school
   Solar Cup teams.



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