Formula Student


Team information

Find out everything you need to know about Formula Student 2020, from registering your team to competition rules and FAQs.

  • Campsite Bookings

    Secure your team's pitch at the campsite, which will return to the Whittlebury Park campsite for FS2020. Places are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions about the UK’s Formula Student competition.

    Find out more
  • Questions database

    Check the questions database to get the technical answers you need for your car and submit new queries to the judges and committee.

    Find out more
  • Logo usage

    Teams must ensure that they only use the Formula Student and Institution logos on in certain places.

    Find out more

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  • Set up / Update team account.


  • Financial Awards application deadline
  • Design Concept Specification deadline
  • Date for 2020 competition confirmed


  • Team Selections take place
    Teams will have until February to accept their place and
    pay their entry fee - CHECK KEY DATES DOCS
  • Confirmed entry list and reserve list published online
  • Apply for free IMechE Student Affiliate membership


  • Structural Equivalency Spreadsheet (SES) due
  • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) due

MARCH 2020

  • Impact Attenuator Data due

MAY 2020

  • Engineering Design Report and Spec Sheet due

JUNE 2020

  • Cost Report due

JULY 2020

  • 5 days at Silverstone