SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 6-11, 2017

Houghton, Michigan USA

KRC Keweenaw Research Center

2017 Tentative Schedule of Events

Monday, March 6
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 AM7:00 PMTeams Arrive, Registration opens
8:00 AM7:00 PMTurn in Snowmobile Description Form
IC and ZE Final Technical Inspections
5:30 PM6:00 PMFire Safety Presentation
6:00 pm8:00 PM"Early Volunteers" ReceptionJoey's Seafood, Houghton
Shop open until MidnightPizza for students in the shop

Tuesday, March 7
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 amJudges Meeting
Gage Products IC Fueling
10:00 am*Grand Opening Event*
Electric Sled Range Test
Endurance Run to Copper Harbor
4:00 pm6:00 pmLate Lunch and discussion about Future CSC competitions
Future CSC competitions Sponsored by Horiba Instruments
Return to KRC - Shop open 6:00 pm until Midnight

Wednesday, March 8
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 amPresentation Judges MeetingKRC Bldg 69
8:00 am5:00 pmIC Design PresentationsKRC Bldg 69
8:00 am5:00 pmAVL Lab Emissions Event
Sensors Inc. In-Service Emissions
10:00 am11:00 amTechnical Presentation/Chalk Talk TBDKRC/T3
8:00 am5:00 pmMake-Up Endurance MilesKRC/T3
NoonLunch for the Presentation Judges Courtesy of Michigan Tech Career ServicesKRC Bldg 69
NoonLunch in the shop Cincinnati Chili Courtesy of The PCB GroupKRC/T3
Student Registration ends at Noon
1:00 pm3:00 pmElectric Sled Draw Bar PullKRC/T3
4:00 pm6:00 pmNetworking with IndustryCopper Country Mall
6:00 pm8:00 pm*Snowmobile Public Display*
Light refreshments will be served
Courtesy of the Michigan Tech Graduate School
Copper Country Mall
Shop open until MidnightOutside KRC/T3

Thursday, March 9
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 amNoonPCB and HEAD acoustics Noise EventKRC/T3
8:30 am5:00 pmPolaris Subjective Handling EventKRC/T3
8:30 am5:00 pmEmissions Events (continued)KRC/T5
10:00 am11:00 amTechnical Presentation/Chalk Talk
EMITEC - "Catalyst Technology"
NoonPasty LunchKRC/T3
1:00 pm4:00 pmAltair Presentation “Lightweighting Through Topological Optimization”KRC Bldg 69
5:00 pm7:30 pmSAE Milwaukee Section Meeting
Presentation by Horiba Instruments
Announcements for Special Awards Finalists Mandatory AttendanceFisher Hall 135
Dinner provided for registered students and Volunteers
Provided by Michigan Tech MEEM Department
Shop open until Midnight

Friday, March 10
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
7:30 amJudges MeetingKRC/T3
9:00 am5:00 pmEmissions Events (continued)KRC/T5
10:00 am11:00 amTechnical Presentation
Sound Quality
HEAD acoustics, Inc.
NoonBeef Bar-B-Que
courtesy of the Iowa Snowmobile Association
1:00 pm6:00 pmOpen time to enjoy the Keweenaw
Mt. Ripley Ski Hill, Dollar Bay Motorsports
Dan's Polaris, Houghton Powersports, M&M Powersports
5:00 pm6:00 pmVIP Tours of MEEM Building MEEM
6:00 pm8:00 pmVIP/Volunteer ReceptionMagnuson Franklin Square 7th Floor
Shop open until MidnightSleds Outside by MidnightStudents dinner on your own

Saturday, March 11
Start TimeEnd TimeActivityMeeting Place
8:00 am8:30 amNGK/NTK Cold Start EventOutside KRC/T3
8:30 am10:00 amEmission 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
NoonJudges Meeting to Review Scoring and PenaltiesKRC T1
6:30 pm*Awards Banquet*MUB Ballroom
Banquet Meals for the students courtesy of the PCB Group
* Public Viewing Opportunities*