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2021 RC Custom Car Open Winners

2021 GRAND CHAMPION: 26 (S.P.E.E.D.)

School with Most Team Registrations: Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences

Challenge Track
Elementary 

1st: 38 (Moonraker)

2nd: 10 (EOL)

3rd: 22 (Beastie Boyz)

 

Challenge Track
Middle 

1st: 13 (The Clankers)

2nd: 5 (Witch Doctors)

3rd: 26 (S.P.E.E.D)

 

Challenge Track
High 

1st: 11 (JBRWKY3)

2nd: 3 (The Windshield Vipers)

 

Main Track
Elementary 

1st: 38 (Moonraker)

2nd: 22 (Beastie Boyz)

3rd: 20 (The Speedy Sasquatch)

 

Main Track
Middle 

1st: 26 (S.P.E.E.D)

2nd: 5 (Witch Doctors)

3rd: 40 (Fantasy Island Boys)

 

Main Track
High 

1st: 11 (JBRWKY3)

2nd: 15 (Wingdings)

3rd: 3 (The Windshield Vipers)

 

Design Competition

Best Use of Lab
Elementary

1st: 7 (The Nemean Lions)

2nd: 21 (Horned Lizards)

3rd: 45 (Mudd Kickers)

 

Best Use of Lab
Middle

1st: 17 (LOMCALISTER)

2nd: 36 (Phoenix Racers)

3rd: 2 (The Siege)

 

Best Theme
Elementary

1st: 4 (Goudelock Girls)

2nd: 29 (The Magical Quoras)

3rd: 27 (The Ice Dragons)

 

Best Theme
Middle

1st: 13 (The Clankers)

2nd: 12 (Tridents)

3rd: 43 (Chicken Turtles)

 

Best Theme
High

1st: 11 (JBRWKY3)

2nd: 33 (Dahlborgs in Wonderland)

 

Most Unique
Elementary

1st: 38 (Moonraker)

2nd: 10 (EOL)

3rd: 41 (The Fossils)

 

Most Unique
Middle

1st: 1 (Team TerraSpark)

2nd: 18 (Siege Weapons, Inc.)

3rd: 8 (Road Rats)

Couldn't make the event? Check out the live stream replay below!

Meet the Committee

Since its inception, the RC Car program has been designed for students, by students. Meet the 2021 RC Car Executive Committee: Pragnya Govindu, Ray Min, Christopher DeMassa, Julian Chauhan, Madison Dennis, Thomas McCracken, Tristan Jonsef, Gabriella Gentile, Jacob Hard, Maddox McGrath, Diego Morales, Ethan Benoit, Owen Maute

RC Car COVID-19 Policies

General

  • The total number of teams will be limited this year.
  • To utilize your membership and access the lab during non-workshop times, you must reserve a timeslot. Only 3 teams may use the lab at one time. One parent/guardian per team may attend with the team.

Workshops

  • All current COVID-19 Fab Lab policies stand.
  • Temperatures will be taken for all participants prior to entering the lab. If a temperature is above 100.4, the participant is required to leave the premises.
  • Face coverings are highly encouraged, but not required, for participants under age 12. All participants over age 12 must wear a face covering while in the lab.
  • Workshops will be limited to 4 teams to allow for proper distancing. Teams MUST sign up to attend workshops, NO walk-ins will be permitted.
  • Only student team members may attend workshops. No parents/guardians are permitted to attend and must drop off their child at the main entrance.
  • Social distancing will be prioritized.
  • All lab equipment will be cleaned and sanitized prior to use and between workshops.

Race Day & Judging

  • Face coverings are required by ALL attendees.
  • Each team may invite ONE adult to attend the live race day event. A live stream of the event will be available for online viewing by other parties. (Please note: This policy may change as we learn about new COVID-19 developments.)
  • In an effort to reduce crowding, judging will be held the day before the race (Friday, April 16). Teams will sign up for a timeslot and meet with judges in person or by Zoom. More information on this modification will be provided at orientation.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors!

SPEEDSTER LEVEL

HANDLER LEVEL

TRACKER LEVEL

NAVIGATOR LEVEL

RACER LEVEL

Bentley Law

Netwurx Technology Group

Professional Benefits Inc

Click here to download the 2021 RC Custom Car Open Sponsorship Packet.

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Sarasota Florida 34233
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