Student teams battle to be Land Rover Schools Technology Challenge world champions
Jaguar Land Rover
More than 150 talented young engineering minds will put their talent to the test at the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge World Finals.
Students from 20 countries will be tasked with designing and
building a miniature remote-controlled 4x4 vehicle over four days of
competition at the University of Warwick in April.
Each team will create a vehicle capable of tackling a number
of obstacles and surfaces to replicate the go-anywhere capability of full-sized
They will also have to present their knowledge and creation
to a panel of judges to showcase their understanding of design and engineering.
One team will be crowned Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge world
champions – following in the footsteps of 2018 winners Team K-EVO from Escola
Secundária de Ponte de Lima in Portugal.
Chris Thorp, Jaguar Land Rover’s Director of Responsible
Business, said with the industry focusing on an automated, connected, electric
and shared future, nurturing the next generation is vital.
“We are passionate about inspiring the next generation of
engineering talent. The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge is a
vital part of our education programme and we’re delighted to be hosting the
Since its inception in 2006, thousands of young people have
taken part in the competition, which went international in 2015 with national
finals now held in 20 countries.
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