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ABOUT

Welcome to the FCA US 2016 Drive For Design Contest

Sponsored by the FCA US Product Design team, the Drive for Design contest is an opportunity for high school students to win fabulous prizes while learning about exciting career opportunities in automotive design.

The contest is open to any U.S. high school students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Students will design a Dodge SRT Hellcat for the year 2025 and winners will be awarded as follows.

1st place prizes:

  • MacBook Pro
  • Three-week summer automotive design course at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit
  • Three passes to the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Auburn Hills, Michigan (includes flight, hotel and rental car)
  • Dinner with FCA US Design team members

2nd, 3rd, 4th place prizes:

  • iPad Pro with Apple Pencil
  • Three-week summer automotive design course at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit
  • Three passes to the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Auburn Hills, Michigan (includes flight, hotel and rental car)
  • Dinner with FCA US Design team members

The History of Drive For Design

Launched in 2013, the FCA US Product Design team created its Drive for Design contest as a creative way to educate young artists about careers in automotive design. Starting locally in Detroit, Drive for Design has grown to become a national contest that has awarded students with prizes and rare opportunities to help further develop their design skills.

See below for full contest rules and registration information.
Students are required to complete the form on this site and upload files at the specified size and format detailed below.

PROJECT

Design a Dodge SRT Hellcat for the year 2025.

ELIGIBILITY

Entrants must be a student in grades 10-12 currently attending a U.S. high school.

HOW TO SUBMIT

Submission form closes at 12 a.m. Eastern time on January 8, 2016.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • January 8, 2016 – Entries due via FCADriveForDesign.com
  • January 19, 2016 – Winners announced
  • February 26, 2016 – Winners awarded at the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit

PRIZES

Four winners will be selected and must be present or have a representative* at the Detroit Autorama show in Detroit to accept his/her prizes.

First place prizes:

  • MacBook Pro
  • Three-week summer automotive design course at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit (includes housing, meals and field trips)
  • Three passes to the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Auburn Hills, Michigan (includes flight, hotel and rental car)
  • Dinner with FCA US Design team members

Second, third and fourth place prizes:

  • iPad Pro with Apple Pencil
  • Three-week summer automotive design course at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit (includes housing, meals and field trips)
  • Three passes to the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Auburn Hills, Michigan (includes flight, hotel and rental car)
  • Dinner with FCA US Design team members

*A representative from FCA US may accept prizes for a student if he/she is unable to attend the awards event on February 26, 2016 in Detroit.

Follow #DriveForDesign on social media for all the latest contest news.

By submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and that his or her entry conforms to the entry guidelines and restrictions set forth in these Official Rules (“Entry Requirements”) and that FCA US LLC may, at its sole discretion, disqualify him or her from the Contest if FCA US decides that his or her entry fails to conform to the Entry Requirements or any other provision of these Official Rules. FCA US decisions regarding application and interpretation of these Official Rules shall be binding and final. Each entrant into the Contest (and his or her parent or legal guardian, if the entrant is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence [a “minor”]) hereby irrevocably grants, transfers, sells, assigns and conveys to FCA US, its successors and assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind and nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, all patents, design patents and copyrights, and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto (including, without limitation, all derivative rights) in and to the entry for exploitation throughout the universe, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised. FCA US shall have the right, in its sole discretion and without owing any additional consideration to entrant, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, alter, use or otherwise exploit each entry for any purpose which FCA US deems necessary or desirable, and each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein. Each entrant hereby acknowledges that such entrant does not reserve any rights in or to the entry. If FCA US shall desire to secure additional assignments, certificates of engagement for the entry or other documents as FCA US may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Official Rules, then each Entrant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request therefor.

Sketches & Photos

SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
SRT Tomahawk Concept
2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Hellcat logos

Videos

Work for FCA Product Design


Gran Turismo SRT Revealed


Gran Turismo SRT Teaser

Previous Winners

First Place 2015 Winner

Joshua Blundo
12th Grade
Moultonborough Academy
New Hampshire

Second Place 2015 Winner

Conner Stormer
12th Grade
Stoney Creek High School
Michigan

Third Place 2015 Winner

Hwanseong Jang
11th Grade
Bloomfield Hills High School
Michigan

Fourth Place 2015 Winner

Dongwon Kim
12th Grade
Homestead High School
California

 

 

Poster Download

TEACHERS: Download this year's Drive For Design poster in PDF format and print it out.
Hang it in your classroom to generate excitement about the competition for your students!

CONTACT

Carly Edgemon

DriveForDesign@fcagroup.com

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
CIMS 483-56-02
800 Chrysler Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
USA