Maine Junior Solar Sprint

Youth competing in Solar Sprint with their solar-powered vehiclesSaturday, June 2, 2018
10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Paris Elementary School

The Junior Solar Sprint is a National competition for 5th-8th graders, designed to help youth use ingenuity and the engineering design process to create a solar powered vehicle. Students learn valuable hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics skills, while also learning about the benefits and importance of renewable energy. This spring, hundreds of students across the State of Maine have been creating solar powered cars in their classrooms, after school programs, 4-H Clubs, and more. The public is more than welcome to attend this fun-filled and exciting state final race!

Awards will be given out in the following categories:

  • craftsmanship
  • creative recycling
  • kids’ choice
  • innovation
  • technical merit
  • speed

We would like to especially thank our 2018 sponsors; please check out our website for more information.