Frequently Asked Questions
Where could F1 in Schools take you?
As a team you will register to take part in your local Regional Final where you will compete against other teams from your area. Regional winners will go through to the Irish National Final to compete again against other regional winners for the title of Irish National Champions. This process is repeated around the world in over 40 countries where National Champions from every country are invited to compete at the F1 in Schools World Finals where they will go head to head to become the F1 in Schools World Champions and lift the F1 in Schools World Champions trophy.
Can our school register more than 1 team?
Yes! A school can enter as many teams as desired.
How many students can be in the team?
A team must consist of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 team members.
Do we have to compete at a Regional Final?
To qualify for the Irish National Finals you must participate in a Regional Finals event.
Does our car have to be made from the official F1 Model Block?
Yes. Every part of your car must comply with the official Technical Regulations.
Are there any age limits?
F1 in Schools is open to anyone aged 11 – 19 years old. Teams consisting of members from 1st to 3rd years must participate in the Entry Class. Teams consisting of members from 4th to 6th years will participate in the Professional Class.
How much does it cost to enter?
The entry fee is €20 per team member.