The Baja team is full of intelligent and ambitious engineering
students from many different backgrounds. We have some common traits,
though: we all have a passion for quality and we like playing in the
If you're looking to get your hands dirty with some real
engineering challenges while you're at Illinois, Baja is the place
for you. Nowhere else are you guaranteed to have the opportunity
to design, build, and drive your project.
Throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities to drive
the cars. We have scheduled drive days, exhibition events, and
miscellaneous tests during which all members will have the
opportunity to drive. Cool, right?
If this isn't starting to sound like your kind of thing, go browse
YouTube for a while and come back. Otherwise, shoot us an email and
we'll get some tools in your hands.
How to Join
To join our ranks, all you have to show up! Watch our calendar or email any of the
captains or leads to find out when we're meeting, then just come find us at
the shop and let us know you want to get involved.
We'll find you something to do.
Team email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's have some fun!