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Registration is essential and will stay open throughout the activity period. The Challenge will run from 23 November 2023 to 26 February 2024.

Step into the future! 

Students get ready to design a hydrogen fuelled autonomous vehicle of the future.

Teachers we want you! Register your school to get started. 

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How it works


Register your school to receive the Challenge guidelines, marking rubric, and workbook. 


Form teams of 5 students (max) comprising of Year 7-9 (Junior Divison) and/or Year 10-12 (Senior Division)



Design and build a model hydrogen fuelled autonomous vehicle using any materials (eg. balsawood, Lego    , 3D printing, etc). 

Create a presentation addressing specific requirements highlighting the model 


Nine teams (3 Primary Schools and 6 Secondary Schools) from each State and Territory will be selected to present via Webex. VIC teams will be required to present on stage at the 2024 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 


Winners will be selected from each State and Territory, and will receive prizes.

Important dates

Submissions (First Round)

  • Presentations must be submitted by 5PM (AWST) on 26 February 2024

  • Schools will be notified of their success to proceed to the next round by:

    • VIC schools: no later than 5PM (AEST) on 4 March 2024

    • All other States/Territories: 5PM (AWST) on 5 April 2024

Oral Presentations (Second Round)

VIC Only

  • Selected teams will be required to attend the 2024 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park where they will present on stage in front of a panel of judges on the following dates:

    • Primary Schools: Thursday, 21 March 2024

    • Secondary Schools (Junior and Senior Divisions): Friday, 22 March 2024

All other States/Territories

  • Teams that are selected for the second round will be required to present via Webex to a panel of judges: 

    • Proposed dates: 6-24 May 2024 (dates may change)  ​​

Selection of Winners

Winners will be announced on the day of their oral presentations



It is FREE to enter the Challenge

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