Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan
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2006 the 4th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan
- Competition for Object Creation and Design -
2006 the 1st FISITA Formula SAE World Cup
Name of the competition 2006 the 4th Student Formula SAE Competition of Japan
- Competition for Object Creation and Design -
2006 the 1st FISITA Formula SAE World Cup
Co- organizer
Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)
FISITA (International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies)
Event Date Sept. 13 (Wed.) to 16 (Sat.), 2006
Venue ECOPA (Ogasayama Sports Park) (Fukuroi-City, Shizuoka-ken)
Patronized by
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, NHK, Fuji Television Network, Tokyo Broadcasting System(TBS), TV Asahi Corporation, Asahi Shimbun Publishing, The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Mainichi Newspapers, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Nikkna Kogyo Shimbun, Fuji FujiSankei Business i., Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun
Supported by
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory, Japan Auto Parts Industries Association, Japan Auto-Body Industries Association, Japan Automobile Research Institute, The Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, Japan Automobile Federation, The Japan Federation of Engineering Societies, Japanese Society for Engineering Education, Association of Private Universities of Japan, Association of National Colleges of Technology, Japan Automobile Service Promotion Association, Japan Lubricating Oil Society, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Japan Automobile Dealers Association, The Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association, Japan Society for Design Engineering, Japan Land Engine Manufacturers Association, Japan Welding Society, The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
Competition schedule and items of events (plan) Sep. 13 (Wed.)
Safety and Technical Inspection, Tilt/Noise/Brake -Test
Static Event - Presentation
Sep. 14 (Thu.)
Safety and Technical Inspection, Tilt/Noise/Brake -Test
Static Event - Cost & Manufacturing Analysis , Design, Presentation
Sep. 15 (Fri.)
Dynamic Event
   Acceleration (acceleration performance from 0 to 75 m), Skid-Pad (figure eight handling test), Autocross (against the clock)
Sep. 16 (Sat.)
Dynamic Event
   Endurance (endurance running) and Fuel Economy (fuel consumption)
   Awards ceremony
Vehicle production regulations Compliance with Formula SAER 2006 Rules.
The prototype vehicle should actually cost below USD25,000.
 Rules that are applicable only in Japan will be issued by end of Jan, 2006.
Application From Jan. 20 (Fri.) NLT Mar. 31 (Fri.), 2006
Send a given application form by e-mail or regular mail. See the form for details.
Entry fee 100,000 yen/team, or 30,000 yen/team if all the team members (including Faculty Advisor) are members of JSAE or members of member societies of FISITA.
Submit the fee to the specified bank account NLT Mar. 31, 2006.
Note that the fee once paid will not be refunded on any account.
Anticipated number of participating teams: about 50
Submission items by participating teams and deadlines 1. Safety Structure Equivalency Form Jun. 1
 See section A-1 of Formula SAER 2006 Rules
 Send via email:
2. Impact Attenuator Data Jun. 15
 See Section of Formula SAER 2006 Rules
 Send via email:
3. Design report & Design Spec Sheet Jun. 15
 See Section 4.5 of Formula SAER 2006 Rules
 Send via email:
4. Cost Report Jul. 1
 See Section 4.3 of Formula SAER 2006 RulesSend by regular mail:
        10-2 Gobancho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 102-0076, Japan
        Society of Automotive engineers of Japan
        Attn: Kodaka/Takahashi
Team members Students and a faculty advisor
Participant requirements
  • One team and one vehicle from one university is obligatory except when the university has several campuses and a team is formed at each campus.
  • Team members should be 18 years old or above, as a rule, and are restricted to the students of national colleges of technology, junior colleges, universities, graduate schools, or similar education/training organizations. Individuals who graduated within seven months prior to the competition date are also qualified. Registration of a team requires registration of all team members and one faculty advisor.
  • The faculty advisor must accompany the team throughout the competition period.
  • All teams are required to take out accident insurance for all team members (including cover for the driver while driving in the competition).
  • Drivers are required to be 18 years old or above, with a valid government-issued driver's license.
  • Vehicles that have already been presented in the past FSAE competition in Japan cannot be registered. At least a frame of the vehicle must be newly designed.
Safety requirements and compensation for loss or damage A safety level must be ensured based on the safety rules of Formula SAE®. Sufficient safety training will be provided for the competition judges. The host is required to take out accident insurance for spectators and staff members.
Official language of the competition Japanese or English
Competition staffing Recruited from companies, universities, etc.
Awards Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture Award
Overall champion (top six teams)
Award according to category
Special award
FISITA Formula SAE World Cup Award
Sponsorships Sponsors of the competition
Sponsors of the awards
Sponsors supplying equipment, etc.
Stoppage or changes to the competition The contents of the competition may be changed or the competition may be stopped based on the judgment of the organizers due to poor weather or unforeseen circumstances.
Promotion organizers All Japan Students' Formula Committee, Rules Committee, Implementation Committee.
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