Blue Peter's Supercar of the Future Competition is giving YOU the chance to design a unique futuristic car. The winner will have their design brought to life by model makers at the world famous McLaren Technology Centre. You’ll get a VIP tour of McLaren’s HQ to see where they produce their supercars and, as part of the prize, you will be taken for the ride of your life around a UK racetrack in a McLaren Supercar driven by Top Gear’s most famous racing driver, The Stig. All prizes will be undertaken when it is safe to do so.
Open competition: Supercar of the Future
How to enter:
Entering this competition is simple! You should start by downloading and printing the application form by clicking on the 'get this activity' button above.
Then follow these instructions:
- Get a parent or guardian to fill out the personal details on page one (making sure they have read the terms and conditions)
- Design your supercar on page three (don't go outside the box)
- Answer the questions on page four
Once you have filled out all the sections of the form, post your application (with the correct postage for a large letter envelope) to:
Blue Peter's Supercar of the Future competition, 1st Floor Bridge House, MediaCityUK, Salford, M50 2BH
ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1PM ON WEDNESDAY 10TH JUNE 2020.
Please make sure you include all four pages of your application and the correct postage for a large letter.
What we are looking for:
We want your entry to be the best it can, so here are some guidelines to think about before you get started:
- Be creative:
Your car should look stylish but also be practical. Think about the shape and weight of your car to make sure it is super-efficient on the track. You might want to research into the elements that make up a car (e.g. mirrors, wheels, exhaust, lights) to spark some ideas for how to make them even better!
- Make your car futuristic:
What powers your car? What kind of impact will it have on the environment and how you would generate that energy source? How might it be charged? Are there any other features that could be thought about, like an AI system or sensors? Might it travel in the air, on water, on sand/mud or all of them?
- Be unique:
And finally, this is your Supercar – so we want to see one outstanding feature on it that makes you proud to have designed it. What makes your idea really unique?
Past Blue Peter competitions:
Check out this clip from our last competition, when three lucky winners got an exclusive look inside GCHQ headquarters, took part in a puzzle-solving adventure in London and earned their very own Orange Blue Peter badge.
Sport badge competition
The winner of the Sport badge 2020 competition was announced on 7th May 2020.
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