The Snowmobile Challenge for 2013 will be held March 4-9, 2013 at the Keweenaw Research Center at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI.  

This year 21 teams have registered for the event – the most ever in the history of the event!

The members of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (Arctic Cat, BRP, Polaris and Yamaha) are gold level sponsors of the event.  Staff from all of the manufacturers will be involved in the event and many serve as judges and reviewers of the many activities.

The SAE Challenge includes such activities as:
1.    an endurance run from Houghton, MI to Copper Harbor
2.    technical presentations regarding emissions and design presentations
3.    a subjective handling event
4.    an acceleration test
5.    scientific testing for emissions levels and sound

Further information on the Snowmobile Challenge can be found at www.mtukrc.org .    

Find out what type of innovations have come from this event in AmSnow's February 2013 issue's Tech Notes.