Formula SAE® California

June 17-20, 2020 │ Fontana, CA, USA │ Auto Club Speedway

Action Deadlines

  Opens Closes/Due By
Team Registration Window 1 Oct. 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT Oct. 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
Team Registration Window 2 Oct. 30, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EST Nov. 27, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
Notice of Intent - 
Electronic Control Throttle Rules
  Dec. 2, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
ESO/ESA Form   Dec. 2, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST
Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA for EV Class)   Dec. 2 , 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
Structural Equivalency Spreadsheet   Dec. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Electrical Systems Form   Jan. 13, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST
Electric Throttle Control Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (ETC FMEA)   Jan. 27, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST
Online Cost Reports
   - Online Cost Module Submission
   - Downloaded PDF Submission
   - Downloaded eBOM
*No paper copies will be mailed.
  March 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST
Fuel Order Type   March 30, 2020 (see below)
Event Guide Submissions   April 6, 2020 (see below)
Design Report and Spec Sheet   April 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST
Fast Track Roster Affiliation   June 2, 2020

Online Submission

There has been a slight confusion on using the SAE.org website and using the FSAEonline.com website that we have for Formula SAE North American Competitions. Below is a breakdown of what each website is for and the information that is required on each. Please let us know if you have any questions and we will be clear up any problems/concerns. You can contact collegiatecompetitions@sae.org with your problems/comments/concerns. Thank you.

SAE.org Actions FSAEonline.com Actions
  1. Complete Program Submission
  2. Update Team Website & Social Media
  3. Pay Your Team Invoice
  4. Affiliate all members through Team Profile
  5. Reprint your Team Invoice
  6. Print Registration Confirmation Letter
  7. Print Participation Certificate
  8. Print Fast Track Roster
  1. Affiliate those Submitting Documents
  2. Affiliate those Asking Rules Questions
  3. Ask Rules Questions
  4. Submit Required Documents

Submission Procedures

Teams competing in any North American Formula SAE competition must submit all documents online through www.fsaeonline.com except for the exceptions below.  The standard submission format is located under the Rules/Resources tab above.

Cost Reports 

All teams will build their Cost Report and eBOM online in the Cost Module. Access can be found under team profile page on fsaeonline.com.

Teams will need to complete the report and eBOM online and make sure to submit the cost report online in the cost module by selecting submit then download both files Cost Report and eBOM for submission in document submission area. Both submissions are required. Late penalty points will be assessed if the online module submission is not submitted on time.

Fuel Type Order (IC Only)

Notify Kathleen McDonald of the type of fuel you will use via email: katklauz@aol.com by date posted above.  Specify 91*, 100 or E85 if available. In State of California, teams requiring 93 will be supplied 91.

Program Submissions Requirements and Deadlines

To be printed in the competition program teams must have all of the following submitted online under their team's registration page:

  1. Design Summary of 1200 characters or less.
  2. Team Photo - This should be a photo of your team with the car. Photo size requirements: jpeg format; maximum file size 2000 KB; minimum image size of 1000 pixels.
  3. Three CAD Drawings (similar to what you provide in design reports)
    • FRONT-SCHEMATIC. Photo size requirements: .927 inches wide x .763 inches high; 278 pixels wide X 229 pixels high; 300 ppi
    • SIDE-SCHEMATIC. Photo size requirements: .927 inches wide x .52 inches high; 278 pixels wide X 156 pixels high; 300 ppi
    • TOP-SCHEMATIC. Photo size requirements: .927 inches wide x .1.79 inches high; 278 pixels wide X 537 pixels high; 300 ppi
  4. Complete Vehicle Specifications
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