Edwards Shipping Information & Policies

1/24/2020 2:11:59 PM   Baja SAE Illinois

Edwards Shipping Information & Policies

Shipping Address to be used for all student shipments:

Caterpillar, Inc.
Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center
Attn: Baja SAE Illinois 2020
5801 North Smith Road
Edwards, IL 61528

Team/Participant Baja Vehicles

  • Site will not receive engines (from Briggs & Stratton) before Monday, May 04, 2020
  • Site will not receive vehicles before Monday, May 25, 2020
  • Advance notification via email is required. If you do not provide adequate advance notice, the Edwards facility will not accept your shipment.

  • Information to include:

    • Name of school & primary contact information
    • Description of shipment/items being shipped
    • When and by what method will shipment arrive?
    • When and by what method will shipment be returned?
    • Email to [email protected] attention Kevin Walsh. You will receive a confirmation email that your shipment will be accepted.
  • Only teams who shipped their vehicles/engines will be allowed on site prior to Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  • Teams will be allowed to pick up shipped engines and vehicles during normal business hours ONLY (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) beginning Tuesday, June 2, 2020

  • Teams must adhere to the following guidelines. Otherwise you will be asked to leave the facility with your vehicle/engine, and you will not be allowed to return until the site opens for the event (Wednesday, June 03, 2020). If you cannot take your vehicle/engine with you, it will remain at the Edwards facility until Wednesday.

    • No driving the vehicles! You may start your car, but it may not move
    • Each team must have a fire extinguisher
    • No tools will be available from facility – bring your own!
    • No welding (outside of event times)
    • You will be working outside and in the dirt (no indoor facilities)
    • Limited trips in and out of the facility
    • No wandering around the facility
    • Be professional at all times. This is a working business facility
  • All event participants, spectators, and visitors must follow the Facility Guidelines & Policies document (posted on the website). Anyone not following these guidelines will be asked to leave the premises.

  • All items being shipped back after the event must be packed and addressed appropriately by the end of the event (Saturday, June 06, 2020 by 5:30 pm)

  • Items not properly packed and shipped out of Edwards by close of business Wednesday, June 10, 2020 (4:00 pm), will be disposed

  • Event site/organizers/SAE will not assume responsibility for any items left behind or disposed

  • Event site/organizers/SAE reserves the right to amend or add to these regulations. Updated information will be posted to the website as it becomes available