What is F1 in SchoolsTM ?

An international STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) competition for school children (aged 9-19), in which groups of 3-6 students have to design and manufacture a miniature "car" out of the official F1 Modal Block using CAD/CAM design tools.

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Student

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• Opportunity - With the beginning of the World’s Largest Technology Challenge in India, shall now open new career prospects for our young minds!

• Experience - The students shall have real time exposure while interacting with industry experts, Formula1 drivers and owners to acquire more knowledge about having a career opportunity in the world of Formula1.

• Career - Endless paths to explore.“ Red Bull Racing recruits its first Sydney F1 in SchoolsTM graduate”. A Scholarship Opportunity at the UCL Mechanical College.

• Global Exposure - A life changing journey where you compete with the brightest mind across the globe.

• Industry Tie-Ups - A chance to meet and interact with the leading industry experts across multiple domains.

• Personal Development - Chance to develop your all round skills like Communication, People Skills, Ethics, Presentation, Adaptability, Social Responsibility and Productivity.

In order enter the championship, you should first have a group of 3-6 students. Then you should assign roles to every person based on their expertise. Ideally, one person should have one role to fulfil, but you might have to double up on your roles, depending on the number of people you have available. Below mentioned are the examples of the roles that can be covered by the members of the team.

Team Manager (maximum 1 person)

Responsible for managing the team, ensuring that the primary and back-up cars are ready for the finals. The team manager works closely with all members of the team, offering assistance where necessary.

• Resources Manager

Organises time, materials and equipment for designing and making the cars. They could be responsible for developing ideas regarding team marketing (presentation). The resources manager will need to liaise with all members to check tasks are progressing on time and offer additional help, if needed.

• Manufacturing Engineer

Responsible for advising team members on the manufacture of the car and the constraints of the machining process. Manufacturing engineers will need to liaise with the design engineers to report and help solve any problems with construction of the car.

• Design Engineer

Responsible for the styling and aerodynamic performance of the car design. Design engineers will need to liaise with the manufacturing engineers to ensure their ideas can be realised.

• Graphic Designer

Responsible for producing the colour schemes applied to the vehicle, including any special sponsorship decals, together with the final graphic renderings and any additional team marketing materials. The graphic designer will need to liaise with the design engineer to ensure any schemes will fit the shape of the vehicle and the resources manager for additional marketing development.

• If you are a group of students who want to participate in the competition from the same school, ask your school to write to us at f1s@timeofsports.com and we will be happy to have you and your school on board.

• If you are a group of students from different schools, then write to us at f1s@timeofsports.com and we shall guide you through the registration process.

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School

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Leading a group of students through F1 in SchoolsTM and using this unique challenge to deliver STEM subjects both in and out of the class room, is just as rewarding for you as a school as it is for your students taking part. F1 in SchoolsTM can be used as an education tool or hook to engage your students in STEM subjects to give both them and yourself the opportunity to develop key skills such as communication, presenting and team work. This will form the foundation of their future in any career path they choose to follow. This exciting education initiative provides you as a school, the opportunity to run a real-life competition with your students where they follow the same processes real Formula One teams follow from their initial business plan through to their car design. They will be using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, data analyses using CFD and drag calculation software, Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machinery to manufacture their car and wind and smoke tunnels for testing. Finally they will race their car on our 24m F1 in Schools™ race track to see who has designed and manufactured the fastest car.

F1 in School™ has been able to enhance the reputation of the schools involved and increase the status of technology teaching at those schools. We have seen as a direct of implementing the program in other states an increase in the numbers of students choosing to undertake Design & Engineering subject, increased teacher enthusiasm and increased involvement and collaboration with Industry.

• If you wish to enrol with the F1 in Schools™ competition, write to us at f1s@timeofsports.com to schedule a presentation.

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F1 in SchoolsTM is a not-for-profit educational organisation, which relies solely upon support and contributions from industry to be able to operate and deliver a World-class STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering& Maths) competition that engages with millions of students across the Globe. The aim of F1 in SchoolsTM is to provide a fun and hands-on STEM initiative that demonstrates many different levels of Science and Engineering, in a positive and attractive light. The challenge provides students with the opportunity to develop key skills such as; communication, presenting and team working, which will form the foundation of their future, in whichever career path they choose. The processes the student teams will follow are the same as those a real Formula One team will follow, from creating their initial business plan, to designing, making and racing their car. They will use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software and will analyse their designs using CFD and drag calculation software. They will then use Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machinery to manufacture their car, before testing it in wind and smoke tunnels. Finally, they will race their car on our 20m F1 in SchoolsTM racetrack, to see who has designed and manufactured the fastest car.

As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to be involved in this exciting STEM competition, from a regional level through to the Indian National Finals, or perhaps even as a global partner. The 2016 challenge reached and exceeded all expectations, with 30 countries producing 47 teams to compete at the 2016 World Finals in Texas. The current World Champions are Union Racing International a collaboration team from Germany & USA. This year, we are expanding further and hope to have even more countries taking part in the 2017 World Finals in Malaysia, in what will be a spectacular competition.

For more information about F1 in SchoolsTM and how to become a sponsor, or to arrange a meeting with us to discuss options and packages, please contact:

Mr. Tarun Bansal

Email: tarun@timeofsports.com

Mobile: +91-9599953414

Project Head

F1 in School™ India

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Every parent wants their children to gain the most from their time in education and learn the skills that will form the foundation of their future in any career path they choose to follow. F1 in SchoolsTM provides just that! F1 in SchoolsTM gives students a unique opportunity to develop key skills such as; communication, presenting and team work whilst having fun by taking part in the world’s biggest and most exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge. This exciting education initiative provides teachers with the opportunity to run a real-life competition with your children where they follow the same processes real Formula One teams follow from their initial business plan through to their car design. They will be using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, data analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and drag calculation software, Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machinery to manufacture their car, and wind and smoke tunnels for testing. Finally they will race their car on our 24m F1 in SchoolsTM race track to see who has designed and manufactured the fastest car.

As a team member your child will register to take part in your local Regional Final where they compete against other teams from your region. Regional winners will go through to the Indian National Final to compete again against other regional winners for the title of Indian National Champions. This process is repeated around the world in over 40 countries where National Champions from every country are invited to compete at the World Finals where they will go head to head to become the F1 in SchoolsTM World Champions and lift the Bernie Ecclestone F1 in SchoolsTM World Champions trophy.

How to get involved?

The following steps below will help your child to get involved and take part in the most exciting STEM challenge in the world…

1. Speak to your child’s teacher at school (a head of department in either the D&T, Science or Principal) about F1 in SchoolsTM.

2. Encourage your child to form a team of between 3-6 team members aged 12-19 with their friends.

3. Encourage your child to allocate team job roles as detailed on “I am a Student” page.


Competition

THE COMPETITION
Whats it all about ?

You are a Formula One™ team commissioned to design, construct and race the fastest Formula One car of the Future, Powered by compressed air cylinders.

  DEVELOPING THE STRONGEST MINDS IN THE FASTEST GROWING COUNTRY  


YASHRAJ SINGH
In-Country Coordinator
F1 in SchoolsTM India





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