Baja SAE Illinois

June 7-10, 2017

Peoria, Illinois USA

Edwards Shipping Information & Policies

Shipping Address to be used for all shipments (engines, vehicles, general supplies, etc):

Caterpillar, Inc.
Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center
Attn:  Baja SAE Illinois 2017
5801 North Smith Road
Edwards, IL 61528

Team/Participant Baja Vehicles

  • Site will not receive engines (from Briggs & Stratton) before Monday, May 15, 2017

  • Site will not receive vehicles before Thursday, May 26, 2017

  • Advance notification via email is required.  If you do not provide adequate advance notice, the Edwards facility will not accept your shipment.  Information to include:
    • Name of school & primary contact information
    • Description of shipment/items being shipped
    • When and by method will shipment arrive?
    • When and by what method will shipment be returned?
    • Email to Bufkin_Joseph_C@cat.com attention Joseph Bufkin.  You will receive a confirmation email that your shipment will be accepted.

  • Only teams who shipped their vehicles/engines will be allowed on site prior to Wednesday, June 7, 2017

  • Teams will be allowed to pick up shipped engines and vehicles during normal business hours ONLY (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) beginning Tuesday, June 6, 2017

  • Teams must adhere to the following guidelines.  Otherwise you will be asked to leave the facility with your vehicle/engine, and you will not be allowed to return until the site opens for the event (Wednesday, June 07, 2017).  If you cannot take your vehicle/engine with you, it will remain at the Edwards facility until Wednesday afternoon.
    • No driving the vehicles!  You may start your car, but it may not move
    • Each team must have a fire extinguisher
    • No tools will be available from facility – bring your own!
    • No welding (outside of event times)
    • You will be working outside and in the dirt (no indoor facilities)
    • Limited trips in and out of the facility
    • No wandering around the facility
    • Be professional at all times