SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge®

March 3 - 8, 2014

Houghton, Michigan, USA

KRC Keweenaw Research Center

2014 Schedule of Events

Monday, March 3
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 AM 7:00 PM Teams Arrive, Registration opens  
8:00 AM 7:00 PM Turn in Snowmobile Description Form
IC and ZE Final Technical Inspections
KRC/T3
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Fire Safety Presentation KRC/T3
6:00 pm 8:00 PM "Early Volunteers" Reception Joey's Seafood, Houghton
Shop open until Midnight Pizza for students in the shop  

Tuesday, March 4
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 am   Judges Meeting
Gage Products IC Fueling
KRC/T3
10:00 am   *Grand Opening Event*
NSF Electric Sled Range Test
Endurance Run to Copper Harbor
KRC/T3
3:00 pm 5:00 pm Late Lunch and discussion about Future CSC competitions Shelden Grill
Return to KRC - Shop open 5pm until Midnight  

Wednesday, March 5
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 am   Presentation Judges Meeting ATDC
8:00 am 5:00 pm IC Design Presentations ATDC
8:00 am 5:00 pm AVL Lab Emissions Event
Sensors Inc. In-Service Emissions
T5
10:00 am 11:00 am Technical Presentation/Chalk Talk TBD KRC/T3
8:00 am 5:00 pm Make-Up Endurance Miles KRC/T3
Noon   Cincinnati Chili 
Courtesy of The PCB Group
KRC/T3
Student Registration ends at Noon  
1:00 pm 3:00 pm CH2M Hill Polar Services
Electric Sled Draw Bar Pull
KRC/T3
4:00 pm 6:00 pm Networking with Industry Copper Country Mall
6:00 pm 8:00 pm *Snowmobile Public Display*
Light refreshments will be served
Courtesy of the Michigan Tech Graduate School
Copper Country Mall
Shop open until Midnight Outside KRC/T3

Thursday, March 6
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 am Noon PCB and HEAD acoustics Noise Event KRC/T3
8:30 am 5:00 pm Polaris Subjective Handling Event KRC/T3
8:30 am 5:00 pm Emissions Events (continued) KRC/T3
10:00 am 11:00 am Technical Presentation/Chalk Talk
Heraeus - "Precious Metals and Catalysts"
KRC/T3
Noon   Pasty Lunch KRC/T3
1:00 pm 4:00 pm ZE Design Presentations ATDC
5:00 pm 7:30 pm SAE Milwaukee Section Meeting
Presentation by Robert Whitney, President
Engineered Plastics Company of MacLean-Fogg
 
Announcements for Special Awards Finalists Mandatory Attendance DOW 641
  Dinner provided for registered students and Volunteers
Shop open until Midnight  

Friday, March 7
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 am   Judges Meeting KRC/T3
9:00 am 5:00 pm Emissions Events (continued) KRC/T5
10:00 am 11:00 am Technical Presentation
Sound Quality
HEAD acoustics, Inc.
KRC/T3
Noon   Beef Bar-B-Que
courtesy of the Iowa Snowmobile Association
KRC/T3
1:00 pm 6:00 pm Open time to enjoy the Keweenaw
Mt. Ripley Ski Hill, Dollar Bay Motorsports
Dan's Polaris, Houghton Powersports, M&M Powersports
 
5:00 pm 6:00 pm VIP Tours of MEEM Building MEEM  
7:00 pm 8:00 pm VIP/Volunteer Reception Habeneros, Hancock
Shop open until Midnight Sleds Outside by Midnight Students dinner on your own

Saturday, March 8
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 am 8:30 am NGK/NTK Cold Start Event Outside KRC/T3
8:30 am 10:00 am Emission Testing (if necessary) KRC/T5
10:00 am   *Polaris Acceleration event* KRC Test Course
11:00 am   *Polaris Objective Handling event*
*ZE Acceleration + Load Test*
KRC Test Course
Noon   Judges Meeting to Review Scoring and Penalties KRC T1
6:30 pm   *Awards Banquet* MUB Ballroom
  Banquet Meals for the students courtesy of the PCB Group
* Public Viewing Opportunities*