Engine Kit

Using a
battery-powered go-kart kit

 

Student Working

and student
ingenuity

...students will design and fabricate self-propelled, steerable, one-driver go-karts.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - Friday, January 12, 2018 by 5pm
Competition - Saturday, April 28, 2018, 1pm, Aquatics and Recreation Center
Building #19 - Campus Map (click image for larger version)

Rules, Guidelines, Rubrics and Application

Review the Competition Rules.
Review the Maneuvering Course.
Review the Incline Course.
Review the Engineering Journal Guide.
Review the Poster Presentation Rubric

Download the Release Waiver for High School Students
Download the Release Waiver for Project Mentors and Student Coaches

Volunteer Opportunities

Project Mentor Volunteers
If you are a practicing or retired engineer or science teacher interested in mentoring a local high school team, please send an email to: chris.williams@armstrong.edu with the following information:
Name
Title/Company
Email
Cell Phone
Times/Days of availability to meet w/ student teams (including weekends if able)

As a project mentor, you can expect to meet with the high school teams 2-3 hours every other week. Meetings could start as early as November 2017 and continue through April 2018. You can expect limited meetings in December due to the holidays.

GSU Student Coach Volunteers
If you are currently an Engineering Studies student and would like to help a local high school team, please send an email to: chris.williams@armstrong.edu with the following information:
Name
Major
Email
Cell Phone
Times/Days of availability to meet w/ student teams (including weekends if able)

As a design team coach, you can expect to meet with the high school teams 2-3 hours per week. Meetings could start as early as December 2017 and continue through April 2018. You can expect limited meetings in December due to the holidays.

Planning Team

Dr. Cameron W. Coates
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Southern University
Mr. Chris Williams
Lecturer
Information Technology
Georgia Southern University
Dr. Vladamir Gurau
Assistant Professor
Manufacturing Engineering
Georgia Southern University
Dr. Rami Haddad
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Southern University
Mr. Dan McCormack
Director of Product Design
Great Dane

Mr. Scott Rasplicka
Chief Executive Officer
Delta Metals, Inc.

Mr. Jeff A. Wheeler, Jr.
Safety Engineer
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

Armstrong Engineering Design Challenge (EDC)

Previous Results

2017 Results:
Overall Winner: Savannah Christian Prepatory School
Runner Up: Calvary Day School
Third Place: Savannah Arts Academy

Most Aesthetic Design: Savannah High School
Most Innovative Design: Groves High School
Safest Design: Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School
See pictures from the 2017 event

2016 Results:
Overall Winner: New Hampstead High School
Runner Up: Savannah Christian Prepatory School

Safest Design: Savannah Arts Academy
Most Innovative Design: New Hampstead High School
Most Aesthetic Design: Savannah Christian Prepatory School
See pictures from the 2016 event

2015 Results:
Overall Winner: Richmond Hill High School
Safest Design: Johnson High School
Most Cost Effective Design: Richmond Hill High School
Most Innovative Design: Beach High School
Most Aesthetic Design: Savannah Arts Academy
See pictures from the 2015 event

2014 Results:
Overall winner: Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Most Promising Design: Beach High School
Most Creative Design: Savannah High School
Best Team Spirit: Savannah Early College
See pictures from the 2014 event