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Thank you for another amazing rc car event!

Registration for the 10th Annual RC Custom Car Open will open early January 2025. Check back closer to that date for more information.

Congratulations to 2024 rc car grand champion, team high stakes!

Click here for the full list of 2024 RC Custom Car Open winners

The RC Custom Car Open is an engineering and design competition for students in grades K-8, organized and led by a high school student committee. Students participate in teams of 2-4 over an 8-week period. As part of the registration fee, teams receive a complimentary membership to the Fab Lab and the opportunity to participate in weekly workshops that teach them how to design, fabricate and customize enhancements for their car!

The program culminates in a design competition and epic two-track race day where winners receive cash and scholarship prizes. Throughout the program, students build technical skills by using high-tech equipment like laser cutters, vinyl cutters, 3D printers and more. Collaboration and innovation allow students to develop life skills like creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking. Join us for a one-of-a-kind program you won't find anywhere else in the region!

Thank you to our generous 2023-2024 sponsors!

Deb Kabinoff Fund
Sarasota Art Museum RCAD

High Associates Ltd.


Since its inception, the RC Car program has been designed for students, by students. Meet the 2023-2024 RC Car Executive Committee! Click here to learn more about the volunteer committee.

Senior Members: Daniel, Hailie, Mason and Presley

Junior Members: Abigail, Austin, Gemma, Hudson, Kayden, Nathan, Neil, Om, Shanthi and Vincent

2023-24 RC Car Committee group photo

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4452 S Beneva Road
Sarasota Florida 34233

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