Baja SAE is an SAE-sponsored collegiate design competition in which teams design, build, test, and race a single-seat off-road vehicle. Every year, over 100 teams from across the country and around the world compete in Baja SAE events. Static events include a design presentation, a sales presentation, and prototype vehicle cost. Dynamic events include acceleration, suspension, maneuverability, and traction courses. The culminating event is a four hour head-to-head endurance event. When the car breaks, the students fix it and get back to racing.
The Lawrence Technological University Baja SAE team gives students an opportunity to apply their engineering expertise and leadership skills to a practical product on a short development timeline. Competing in Baja SAE puts theory into practice with the mud-slinging fun of off-road racing.