">Online Student Registration Guide*
International Online Student Registration Guide*

In an effort to reduce both team stress and website overloading, SAE is splitting the registration opening days/times for the 2014 CDS Competition Season Schedule. Competitions have been assigned a specific registration opening day; starting on the first Monday in October.

First Registration Day: Monday, October 7, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m. EDT
Formula SAE, Formula SAE Electric and Formula Hybrid competitions will open online

Second Registration Day: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m. EDT
Aero Design, Baja SAE, Clean Snowmobile Challenge, and Supermileage competitions will open online

Prior to Registration

  1. Please make sure that you have an active SAE (SAE Affiliate) membership and you are able to log into your user account on as registration is online only.
    *Your membership may not be active for up to 24 hours after you renew or register for the first time, so be advised. If you have problems with renewal/registering please contact customer service 1-724-776-4841 or email
  2. Please have a credit card ready to complete your registration for all Collegiate Design Events. Registration fees must be paid at the time of registration.

International students will need to download and complete the International Student Registration form and submit to CDS staff for use during onsite registration at event.

International students who are not SAE members due to another affiliation with approved society will need to contact Collegiate Design Staff at for assistance.

Cancellation Policy
Please be advised that NO REFUNDS will be given if your team withdraws from a competition. We do ask that teams withdrawing provide us with notice at least two weeks in advance, or sooner, if possible by contacting

Visa Requests
Affiliated CDS Student Team Members will have the ability to print out a Registration Confirmation Letter for the individual event(s) that they are attending. Once a student team member affiliates themselves to their teams profile page under their individual edit section. They will have the opportunity to print out their personalized letter with the following information: Student's Name, the School's Name, the SAE Event Name, Official Dates and Location(s).

Please be advised that SAE International cannot intervene with, or call or send personal letters to, the State Departments, Embassies or Consulates of the United States or other governments on behalf of any meeting or event participant.

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