Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan
Event Outline

The 10th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan: Event Outline
Name of competition The 10th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan - Competition for Object Creation and Design -
Organizer Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport; Shizuoka Prefecture; Kakegawa City; Fukuroi City; Kakegawa City Board of Education; Fukuroi City Board of Education; Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association; NHK; Nippon Television Network Corporation; Tokyo Broadcasting System; Fuji Television Network; TV Asahi Corporation; Shizuoka Broadcasting System; Shizuoka Asahi TV; Shizuoka Daiichi Television; Shizuoka Telecasting; Asahi Shimbun Publishing; The Yomiuri Shimbun; The MainichiNewspapers; Nihon Keizai Shimbun; Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun;FujiSankei Business i.; The Shizuoka Shimbun; Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun; The International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies (FISITA)
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology;National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory; Japan Automobile Research Institute; Association of Private Universities of Japan;The Japan Association of Private Colleges and Universities; The Japan Association of Public Universities; Institute of National College of Technology, Japan, The Japan Federation of Engineering Societies; The Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association;The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers;Japan Lubricating Oil Society;The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers; Japanese Society for Engineering Education; Japan Machine Tool Builders' AssociationThe Society of Rubber Industry, Japan;The Society of Materials Science, Japan; Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association; Japan Society for Design Engineering;Japan Land Engine Manufacturers Association; The Japan Welding Society;Japan Auto-Body Industries Association;Japan Automobile Service Promotion Association; Japan Automotive Machinery & Tool Manufacturers' AssociationJapan Auto Parts Industries Association;Japan Automobile Federation; Japan Automobile Dealers Association
Administrative staffing of competition The competition staff shall be recruited from corporations, educational institutes, and the general public.
Date September 3 (Mon.) to 7 (Fri.), 2012
Venue ECOPA (Ogasayama Sports Park), Shizuoka Prefecture
Size of venue Approx. 130,000 m²
Guest(provisional) The faculty staff of the educational institute and the students-iof the university, the junior college, the higher vocational school, the vocational school), a general guest, a journalist
Estimated number of participants at venue total of 9,500
Entrance fee Free (please register on entering the site)
Outline of Competition
Vehicle ExaminationsTechnical InspectionsVehicle safety and conformance to design requirements as stipulated inthe rules
TiltChecking that no fuel leakage occurs when the vehicle is tilted at 45 degrees, and no rollover occurs at 60 degrees.
NoiseAn exhaust noise of110 dB or less under prescribed conditions
BrakeFour-wheel locking
Static EventsCostThe validity/competitiveness of cost calculation are examined. (100P)
DesignAppropriateness, the reformation, the processability, and the repair, etc. of the design are examined. (150P)
PresentationThe presentation technology for the manufacturing sales is examined. (75P)
Dynamic EventsAccelerationThe acceleration performance from 0 to 75m . (75P)
Skid-padThe vehicle's cornering performance is evaluated in steady state turns over a figure-of-eight course.(50P)
AutocrossVehicles are driven over an approximately 800 m course comprised of a combination of straights, turns, and slaloms. (150P)
EnduranceVehicles are driven over an approximately 20 km course comprised of a combination of straights, turns, and slaloms.(300P)
Fuel economyFuel economy is evaluated in terms of the amount of fuel consumed in the endurance .(100P)
Awards (provisional) Minister of Economy, Minister of Trade and Industry Award; Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award; Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture Award; FISITA Award; Spirit of Excellence Award; award for each competition category; special awards
Sponsors Competition sponsors (applications currently invited);Award sponsors ;Sponsors for supplying equipment and the like (applications currently invited)
Promoting organizations Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan Committee, Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan Rules Committee, Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan Awards & Sponsorship Committee, 10th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan Implementation Committee
Structure of teams Students and Faculty Advisors (FA)
Safety requirements of competition and compensation for loss or damage The level of safety at the competition shall be ensured in accordance with the safety rules of Formula SAE®. In addition, sufficient safety training shall be provided for the competition judges and other personnel. The organizer shall take out accident insurance for spectators and staff members.
Stoppages or changes to the competition The contents of the competition or its rules may be altered or the competition may be stopped based on the judgment of the organizers due to poor weather, unforeseen, or unavoidable circumstances.
Disclaimer The organizer, sponsors, and supporting institutions shall assume no responsibility whatsoever for any accident or damage that may occur during the Competition, other than for reasons attributable to the organizer.
Official languages of competition Japanese or English
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