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Phase I: Team registration

August 25, 2014: Phase I Opens

Teams to submit a signed school waiver, basic vehicle information, contact details and vehicle photos or drawings.

Event organizers will give preference to vehicles that adhere to the safety guidelines and offer the best driver protection.

December 1, 2014: UPDATED Phase I Deadline

December 3, 2014: UPDATED Selection Announcement

Phase II: Team registration & Final selection

December 3, 2014: Phase II Opens

Technical schematics:

  • Fuel System
  • Electrical System
  • Shell’s technical team will review and approve or decline your technical schematics.

January 19, 2015: Phase II Deadline

January 22, 2015: Final team selection announcement


Before submitting your application, make sure you read the rules carefully. Download the document below and good luck!

Phase III & IV: Logistics and Off-Track Awards

January 22, 2015: Phases III & IV Open

Phase III: Logistics Information

  • Project, team member and participation details;
  • Lodging information;
  • Indicate if your team plans to stay in a hotel or in the free campsite inside the convention center;
  • Transportation of your vehicle: let us know if you are shipping your vehicle or driving it to the event;
  • Signed personal waivers: Minors must have the waivers signed by a parent or guardian and notarized. Upload PDF of signed waiver (available within the registration website) once complete. Non-minors can sign the waiver electronically;
  • Valid drivers’ licenses: For the drivers and reserve drivers (driver’s permits will NOT be accepted).

Phase IV: Off-track Awards

March 2, 2015: Phase III Deadline

March 14, 2015: “Drop Out” Deadline

Teams must inform event organizers if their plans have changed and if they no longer plan to participate in Shell Eco-marathon Americas (or they will not be allowed to participate the following year).

March 30, 2015: Phase IV (Off-track Awards) Deadline



Competition: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015

April 9-12, 2015: Shell Eco-marathon Americas

Selected and compliant teams compete for the first time in Detroit, Michigan, US.