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Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Awards Presentation Results Best Use of Social Media: Alpacapunch, Slovakia Judge’s Special Award: Team Rhino, South Africa Portfolio & Pit Display Award: 2Fast, England Verbal Presentation Award: Wombat Warriors, Australia Sponsorship & Marketing Award: Maelstrom, Malaysia Research & Development Award: Ascent, United Kingdom Best Engineered Vehicle Award: Zircon, Australia Team Identity Award: Cincork, Portugal Innovative Thinking Award: ECCE, Czech Republic Best Trailer Performance: Rover […]

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Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Competition Activities Teams have spent the entire day attending judging sessions including Engineering, Verbal Presentations, Pit Display assessment and traversing three separate and different tracks testing the performance of their 4×4 vehicles. One section of track was built over and around 2 matching and stunning brand new Range Rover convertibles. On the trailer tow section, […]

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Day 1: Sunday, 3 July

Arrival, Registration & Project Element Submission 21 teams representing 14 countries converged on the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK today to begin their campaign to be crowned the 2016 Land Rover 4×4 in Schools World Champions. Team Australia consisting of Zircon and the Wombat Warriors were issued with Registration times of […]

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Day 4 – Boeing & Seattle

BOEING, Today was a remarkable opportunity to visit the BOEING manufacturing facility to see the assemble of the 747, 777 & 787 jet liners. Unfortunately we were not able to take any pictures inside the facility but the memories will not be washed away easily. We all had the opportunity to have our picture taken […]

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Day 3 – Stanford & Google

STANFORD University, Stanford University if an absolute surprise packet.  The history is fascinating and the grounds are stunning. We have nothing like this in Australia. The University church contained the most amazing stained glass windows and mozaics. We could have spend all day exploring the University.                   […]

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Day 2 – Autodesk Visit

Today we had the opportunity to visit Autodesk. We started the day at the newly established Autodesk Gallery at Number One Market Street San Francisco. The gallery is dedicated to showing examples of projects undertaken with Autodesk products and covered the areas of mechanical design, architecture, animation and 3D modeling to name just a few. […]

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