Rules

Shell Eco-marathon Europe runs under two sets of rules: Shell Eco-marathon Global Rules 2018, Chapter I and Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 Rules, Chapter II:

  • The Shell Eco-marathon Global Rules 2018, Chapter I contain all technical rules and specifications for teams to build their vehicle. It also includes information about the On-track and Off-track Awards. 
  • The Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 Rules, Chapter II contain details about safety, competition and the schedule of events. This document is specific to Shell Eco-marathon Europe.

Remember to read the rules carefully before applying for the competition!

Download: Shell Eco-marathon 2018 Global Rules, Chapter I

The Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 Rules, Chapter II will be available in February 2018.

Teams must also refer to the Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 Participant Handbook for specific details on logistics for the event, such as accommodation, shipping, food and parking.

The Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 Participant Handbook will be available in April 2018.

Registration

The registration process for Shell Eco-marathon Europe consists of 3 different phases:

  • Phase 1: Team interest and information
  • Phase 2: Technical information
  • Phase 3: Logistics and Off-track Award applications

Teams interested in participating in Shell Eco-marathon Europe should be aware of the following information:

  • A team must consist of a maximum of 20 team members, including the team manager, faculty advisor and chaperones. 
  • Participants must be enrolled in a school or institution at the time of the event.
  • The team manager should be able to speak and understand English as he/she will be coordinating with the organisers throughout the event.
  • Each team is responsible for all other costs and expenses associated with participating in the event i.e. travel from home country to London and back, building and freighting cost for vehicle, hotel/accommodation, etc.

Teams must register on the Shell Eco-marathon registration website.

The track

Find out more about the track by downloading the map below.

The Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2018 track map will be available in December 2017.

Shipping

Agility Fairs and Events are the official freight-forwarding partner for all Shell Eco-marathon competitions globally. Before arranging freight for your vehicle, visit Agility’s dedicated Shell Eco-marathon website or contact Agility directly for more information.

What if you have more questions?

If you still have any questions, please contact us by sending an email to shell-eco.marathon@shell.com or leave a comment on the Shell Eco-marathon Europe Facebook group.

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