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Media Registrations for the 2021 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will open in 2021. 

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Event Overview

2021 marked the 16th crossing of Australia as the teams of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge bring the world’s foremost innovation challenge to life - vying to become the first to deliver sustainable solar-powered electric vehicles.

The world’s biggest solar challenge began in 1987 and is a 3,000km endurance adventure that occurs once every two years. This year a record 53 entries from 24 countries were received – how many will take to the start line in Darwin? Around 1,500 participants compete followed by a global audience of more than 25 million. It generates industry partnerships across energy, automotive, engineering, financial, material sciences and IT sectors.

Event organiser, the South Australian Tourism Commission, (SATC) in association with the Northern Territory Government, is proud to showcase the magnificent Australian landscape and the brilliance of the students and teams who participate.

Media coverage of this unique event is highly valued and we welcome media to make contact with us. We are happy to assist you in any way we can. Should you wish to learn more about the 2019 World Solar Challenge please email