RFI#021: Concrete Repairs and Cylinders

Question: Clause 7.2.1: The Toboggan’s Sliding Surface must be comprised entirely of concrete. We need to make some repairs. Would using grout count as concrete? If we use grout, would we need to create compression cylinders? Answer: In the context…

RFI#019: Concrete Cylinder Compression Test

Question: Clause 6.5.7: The Organizing Committee, and/or designated representatives of them, will conduct compressive strength testing of the sample cylinders during the Competition in accordance with CSA A23.2-9C.Cylinders that are found to have a compressive strength less than 90% or…

RFI#018: Participant Eligibility

Question: Clause 5.6: Competing Teams must be comprised solely of students who are enrolled infull-time or part-time undergraduate studies at a single post-secondaryinstitution. Does this mean that Masters and PhD students are ineligible to compete at GNCTR?  Answer: Only undergraduate…

RFI#017: Welding Inspection

Question: 7.5.4.  Teams must be able to demonstrate the integrity of all connections, fasteners, and welds. This must be included in the Technical Report. 7.5.5.  All welds may be subject to inspection with the exception of those performed by a…

RFI#016: Braking Zone

Question: Clause 2.2 – Definition -> Braking Zone: The marked area beginning at the finish line of a Race Course and ending 15ft past the finish line. Clause 12.6.3.2 – Points may be awarded to any Team that completes at…