RFI#008: Multiple Concretes

Question: Clause 7.2.2 (Revised): All concrete used in toboggan construction must be comprised of at least 30% cementing materials by mass. Cementing materials are any materials having cementing properties or contributing to the formation of silicate compounds. Examples include portland…

RFI#007: Safety Forms

Question: Will you add a sample safety form or can we do our own format/follow last year’s format? Answer: Safety forms are not a requirement of this year’s competition.

RFI#006: Minimum Clearance

Question: Clause 7.2.1. The Toboggan’s Sliding Surface must be comprised entirely of concrete. Is there a minimum clearance for non-concrete materials, such as the bracing that supports the concrete running surface? Answer: There is no minimum clearance defined in the…

RFI#005: Petitions

Question: Clause 12.3.3. Petitions must be submitted at least two (2) hours prior to the start of the Closing Ceremonies, except as stipulated in Clause 12.3.5. Will the captains or teams have access to the results / deductions before the…

RFI#004: Tech Ex Rules

Question: Will specific Tech Ex venue rules be posted? Can we bring food as part of our exhibition, for example? Answer: More details will be shared at a later date.

RFI#003: Connection Inspection

Question: Clause 7.5.5: All welds may be subject to inspection with the exception of those performed by a licensed professional for whom a licence number has been provided in the Technical Report. Does this mean we have to perform destructive…

RFI#002: Integrity of Connections

Question: Clause 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. How are we expected to demonstrate the integrity of our components? Answer: It is up…

RFI#001: “Applied Science”

Question: Clause 5.8: Competing Teams must be comprised solely of current undergraduate students, at least 60% of whom are enrolled in an undergraduate applied science program Most of our students are Bachelor of Engineering and Diploma of Technical Engineering students.…

RFI Log and Information

The Request for Information process will be used for clarifications and amendments to the Official Competition Rules. Details can be found in clauses 1.4 and 1.5 of the Official Competition Rules. Below are the responses from the 2020 Organizing Committee…