Student Formula Japan
Event Outline

2017 Student Formula Japan: Event Outline
Name of competition 2017 Student Formula Japan - Monozukuri Design Competition -
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 Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Fukuroi Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association; Japan Auto Parts Industries Association; NHK; Tokyo Broadcasting System Television; Shizuoka Broadcasting System; Shizuoka Asahi TV; Shizuoka Daiichi Television; Shizuoka Telecasting; Shizuoka FM Broadcasting; Asahi Shimbun Publishing; The Yomiuri Shimbun; The MainichiNewspapers; Nihon Keizai Shimbun; Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun;FujiSankei Business i.; The Shizuoka Shimbun; Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology; National Agency for Automobile and Land Transport Technology; 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; 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 Association; The 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 Association; Japan Automobile Federation; Japan Automobile Dealers Association; Japan Society of Civil Engineers; Japan Automobile Maintenance Colleges Association; The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
Administrative staffing of competition The competition staff shall be recruited from corporations, educational institutes, and the general public.
Date September 5 (Tue.) to 9 (Sat.), 2017
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 15,000
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 - ICV teams only
BrakeFour-wheel locking
Rain testChecking an insulation state when water is sprayed at the car any possible direction for 120 seconds - Electric teams only
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 . (100P)
Skid-Pad The vehicle's cornering performance is evaluated in steady state turns over a figure-of-eight course.(75P)
Autocross Vehicles are driven over an approximately 900 m course comprised of a combination of straights, turns, and slaloms. (125P)
Endurance Vehicles are driven over an approximately 20 km course comprised of a combination of straights, turns, and slaloms. (275P)
EfficiencyThe Efficiency is based on a metric of the amount of fuel consumed or enrgy used and the lap time on the endurance course, averaged over the langth of the event. (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; Mayor of Fukuroi City Award; JAMA Chairman Awards; 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 Japan Committee, Student Formula Japan Rules Committee, 2017 Student Formula Japan Implementation Committee
Competition class ICV class, Electric class
Structure of teams Students and Faculty Advisors (FA)
Electrical System Officer (ESO) and Electrical System Advicer (ESA) - Electric teams only
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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