Past Solar Cup Events
Solar Cup 2014:
May 18, 2014 Press Release
May 16, 2014 Press Release
Top Three Public Service Announcement Videos
Solar Cup 2013:
Public Service Announcement Videos
May 10, 2013 Press Release
May 17, 2013 Press Release
May 19, 2013 Press Release
The Solar Cup Program
Solar Cup is a seven-month program that begins in the fall, in which high school teams totaling about 800 students build and race solar-powered boats at Lake Skinner, in Temecula Valley, learning about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem solving and much more.
2015 Solar Cup Facts (320 kb.pdf)*
2015 Timeline (121 kb.pdf)*
2015 Rules of Participation (220 kb.pdf)*
2015 Solar Cup Technical Manual (6.19 mb. pdf)*
2015 Public Service Message Criteria (614 kb. pdf)*
Directions to Lake Skinner: Take I-15 to Rancho California Road, Temecula; go east 10 miles to the main gate.
Take a Ride
Click here to see what it’s like to pilot a Solar Cup boat.