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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California


Solar Cup is a high school education program in which teams of students from throughout Southern California build and race solar-powered boats.  The  program typically culminates in a three-day competition at Lake Skinner in the Temecula Valley.  The program teaches students  about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem-solving, and much more.

View a short social media video highlighting the top five winners.

Outreach Project

Solar Cup 2018 Optional Resources





Solar Cup Careers Webinar

This June 4, 2020 webinar taught students about sustainability careers in water and energy.

Solar Cup Boat Art Challenge

Watch a video of the submissions.




Student PSAs

   Watch the top PSAs by
   participating high school
   Solar Cup teams.



Solar Cup
(866) 95-SOLAR
(866) 957-6527
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