Buffalo Area Junior Solar Sprint Competition
May 14, 2016
Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) is a model solar car building and racing competition for students in 6-8th grade. Parts for the model car can be made from any material with unlimited creativity, except for restrictions on the motor and solar cell, and all rules posted on the web page. For example, the car must be less than 60cm (24 inches) long and no higher or wider than 30cm (12 inches).
Students are evaluated and can receive awards for several categories; Technical Merit, Craftsmanship and Innovation
First, Second and Third place in the races
Students also get to vote for the Student Choice award
In 2015 there were a total of 15 awards distributed