SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge®

March 4-9, 2019 │ Houghton, MI, USA │ Keweenaw Research Center

Schedule of Events

Date/Time Schedule Meeting Place
Monday, March 4
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Teams arrive, registration opens
Technical inspections begin for diesels first then IC sleds
KRC/T3/T5
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. AVL Lab Emissions Event for DUC  T5
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Tyco Fire Safety Presentation KRC/T3
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. “Early Volunteers” Reception Joey’s Seafood, Houghton
  Shop open until Midnight; pizza for students  
Tuesday, March 5
7:30 a.m. Judges Meeting KRC/T3
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. AVL Lab Emissions Event for DUC
Gage Products IC Fueling
T5
10:00 a.m. *Grand Opening Event*
Gasoline Endurance Run to Copper Harbor
KRC/T3
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Late lunch and discussion about future CSC competitions, sponsored by Horiba Instruments Bonfire Steakhouse/Franklin Square
6:00 p.m. Return to KRC – Shop open until midnight  
Wednesday, March 6
7:30 a.m. Presentation Judges Meeting KRC Bldg 69
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Design Presentations KRC Bldg 69
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. AVL Lab Emissions Event IC sleds
Sensors Inc. In-Service Emissions
T5
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Technical Presentation/Chalk Talk
Bosch Engineering
KRC/T3
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Make-up Endurance miles must be completed by 5:00 p.m. KRC/T3
Noon Lunch for the Presentation Judges
Courtesy of Michigan Tech Career Services
KRC Bldg 69
Noon Lunch in the shop, Cincinnati Chili
Courtesy of The PCB Group
KRC/T3
Noon Student Registration ends  
1:00 to 3:00 p.m. DUC Draw Bar Pull KRC/T3
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Networking with Industry Copper Country Mall
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. *Snowmobile Public Display*
Light refreshments will be served
Courtesy of the Michigan Tech Graduate School and Career Services
Copper Country Mall
8:00 p.m. Shop open until midnight  KRC/T3
Thursday, March 7
7:30 a.m. Presentation Judges Meeting KRC Bldg 69 
8:00 a.m. to noon PCB, HEADacoustics, and Great Lakes Sound and Vibration Noise Event KRC T3
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Design Presentations  KRC Bldg 69 
Noon to 4:00 p.m. Polaris Subjective Handling Event KRC/T3
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Emissions Events (continued)  KRC/T5
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Technical Presentation/Chalk Talk
Faurecia
KRC/T3
Noon Pasty Lunch KRC/T3
1:30 to 2:30pm Altair Presentation: “Lightweighting Through Topological Optimization” KRC Bldg 69
5:00 to 7:30 p.m. SAE Milwaukee Section Meeting
Presentation by Oshkosh Corp.
Announcements for Special Awards Finalists
Mandatory Attendance
Dinner provided for registered students and volunteers; provided by Michigan Tech MEEM Department
Fisher Hall 135
7:30 p.m. Shop open until midnight  
Friday, March 8
9:00 a.m. Judges Meeting to prepare for Diesel Endurance KRC/T3
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Emissions Events (continued)  KRC/T5
10:00 a.m. to noon Diesel Endurance Event KRC/T5
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Technical Presentation - Sound Quality
HEAD Acoustics Inc. 
KRC T3
Noon  Beef Bar-B-Que
courtesy of the Iowa Snowmobile Association
KRC/T3
1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Open time to enjoy the Keweenaw
Mt. Ripley Ski Hill, Dollar Bay Motorsports, Dan’s Polaris, Houghton Powersports, M&M Powersports
 
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. VIP Tours of MEEM Building MEEM  
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. VIP/Volunteer Reception Magnuson Franklin Square 7th Floor
  Shop open until midnight
Sleds outside by midnight
Students dinner on your own
 
Saturday, March 9
8:00 to 8:30 a.m. NGK/NTK Cold Start Event Outside KRC/T3
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.   Emission Testing (if necessary) KRC/T5
10:00 a.m. *Polaris Acceleration event* KRC Test Course
11:00 a.m. *Polaris Objective Handling event* KRC Test Course
Noon Judges Meeting to Review Scoring and Penalties KRC T1
6:30 p.m. *Awards Banquet*
Banquet Meals for the students courtesy of the PCB Group
MUB Ballroom
* Public Viewing Opportunities*
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