WHAT IS BWSC? The World's Greatest 3,000km Solar Car Race

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is an international solar car event.
The solar cars travel over 3,000 kilometers from Darwin in Northern Australia to Adelaide in South Australia over five days. Check below for more information on our upcoming tournament.

OUTLINE Event Overview

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is an international solar car event.
Using solar energy as their main power source, participating teams must traverse approximately 3,000km across the Australian continent from Darwin in the north to Adelaide in the south.

HIGHLIGHTS What to Watch For

The Technical Challenge

Only the cars whose efficiency and durability meet the tournament’s required and most stringent standard can finish the race. The contestants will challenge themselves technically in order to improve the future of mobility.

Adventure in the Outback

The race will be held at the vast and deserted interior of Australia, Outback. The teams will venture out into the wild nature.

BWSC spirit

One of the highlights of BWSC is the development of teamwork and sportsmanship. The race also allows friendships to be developed across different teams.

RULES Regulations


Speed Challenge :
A Race to Determine the World's Fastest Solar Car!

The cars compete for speed in the Challenger Class race. Which team do you think will be the first to fish the 3,000km race next BWSC?


Practicality Challenge :
Create Vehicles for the Future!

Can the teams design practical vehicles that achieve both energy efficiency and stability? It all comes down to their technology and wisdom.


Non-competitive: Participate for Inspiration and Adventure

Anyone could participate in the Adventure Class race, not for competition but rather for entertainment. Expect a number of unique vehicles next BWSC!

Course Introduction

Solar Car Gallery