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RC Car

The Remote Control Custom Car Open is an engineering and design competition for students in grades K-12, organized and led by a high school student committee. Students participate in teams of 2-4. As part of the registration fee, teams receive a complimentary membership to the Faulhaber Fab Lab and the opportunity to participate in various workshops that teach them how to design, fabricate and customize enhancements for their car. The program culminates in a two-track race day and design competition where winners receive cash and scholarship prizes! Throughout the unique eight-week program, participants build technical skills through the use of 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 everyone who participated in the 2022 RC Custom Car Open! The 2023 committee is hard at work preparing for the 8th annual competition. Registration will open in January 2023.

 

Click here for the complete list of 2022 winners.
Don't forget to check out the recap video and photo album from the 2022 event!


Meet the Committee

Since its inception, the RC Car program has been designed for students, by students. Meet the 2022-2023 RC Car Executive Committee!

Senior Members: Chris, Daniel, Duncan, Jacob, Landon and Maddox

Junior Members: Adam, Alex, Andrew, Hailie, Josh, Mason, Nico, North and Presley

2022 RC Car Logo

Thank you to our generous 2022 sponsors!

 

SPEEDSTER LEVEL

Gulf Coast Community Foundation


HANDLER LEVEL

Deb Kabinoff

Bill Wagy Productions

 


TRACKER LEVEL


Title I School RC Car Teams' participation was made possible thanks to the generosity of the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

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