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As the official must-listen podcast of Baja SAE, expect authentic, amusing conversations about all things related to Baja SAE. Hosts include SAE International staff, former competitors, volunteers, and organizers. Topics range from ruleset discussion to career advice and everything in between. This is the perfect podcast to listen to in the shop.

As the official must-listen podcast of Baja SAE, expect authentic, amusing conversations about all things related to Baja SAE. Hosts include SAE International staff, former competitors, volunteers, and organizers. Topics range from ruleset discussion to career advice and everything in between. This is the perfect podcast to listen to in the shop.
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As the official must-listen podcast of Baja SAE, expect authentic, amusing conversations about all things related to Baja SAE. Hosts include SAE International staff, former competitors, volunteers, and organizers. Topics range from ruleset discussion to career advice and everything in between. This is the perfect podcast to listen to in the shop.

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English


Episodes

Baja SAE California 2019 Preview

4/30/2019
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We are joined by Joe Batwinis, the Lead Organizer for Baja SAE California to discuss what to expect from this year’s event out west including the events, changes in parking enforcement, engine check process updates, and more! Special Guest: Sam Barill.

Duration:00:32:46

What We Learned from Tech at Baja SAE Tennessee

4/30/2019
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Joe Batwinis joins us to discuss the big misses from Tech Inspection in the first Baja SAE event in Tennessee to help you get through the line faster and the first time in Baja California and Rochester! Special Guest: Sam Barill.

Duration:00:27:36

2019 CDS Virtual Career Fair

12/18/2018
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We are joined by Martha Tress, Recruitment Sales Manager at SAE, to talk about the Virtual Career Fair. What can we expect from this year, what can you expect if you’re new, and what changes will there be? Find out more about the CDS Virtual Career Fair! (https://connection.sae.org/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=020a4657-9c09-433d-b73f-a7317c2a21ce&Home=%2Fhome) Special Guest: Martha Tress.

Duration:00:08:52

2018 Baja SAE Oregon Preview

5/24/2018
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On this episode, we speak with Drew Stratton, organizer for Baja SAE Oregon, about Sales Finals, their signature event, and what to expect from their courses.

Duration:00:09:48

2018 Baja SAE Kansas Preview

5/10/2018
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On this episode, we discuss the updates to Baja SAE Kansas with Baja SAE Kansas Organizer Trent Lindbloom, including changes to dynamic events, the live broadcast, and severe weather plans.

Duration:00:16:03

Introducing the Baja SAE App

4/18/2018
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On this episode, we talk to the developers of the first ever Baja SAE App about their favorite features, the philosophy of the app, and what the future state looks like.

Duration:00:35:12

2018 Baja SAE Maryland Preview

4/13/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the upcoming Baja SAE Maryland event with Steven Storck. We touched on what makes this site unique, the brand new Sponsor Skillshops, and how their committee focuses alleviating pain points for teams.

Duration:00:13:38

A Look Back at the Collegiate Design Series

1/15/2018
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On this episode, we say goodbye to Bob Sechler, longtime manager of the Collegiate Design Series, as he retires in 2018. Bob shares his favorite and craziest stories from CDS competitions for the past 30 years. Special Guests: Bob Sechler, Kaley Zundel, and Sam Barill.

Duration:00:41:33

Maximizing Your SAE Membership

12/12/2017
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On this episode, we met up with Amanda and Donna from the SAE Membership team to discuss what benefits student members are entitled to, what to expect from the Membership team onsite in 2018, and what other things students can take advantage of as an SAE member. Special Guests: Amanda Hildabrand and Donna Edenhart.

Duration:00:27:15

New Cost Module for 2018

12/5/2017
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On this episode, we meet with Matt, Alex, and Mike to discuss the brand new Cost Module for the 2018 competition season. We explore why we are moving to a catalog system, what it means for teams onsite, and how teams will use the new Cost Module. Special Guests: Alex Reiners, Matt Moody, and Mike Zieman.

Duration:00:46:04

2018 CDS Virtual Career Fair

11/6/2017
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On this episode, Amanda and Martha expand on the previously announced CDS Virtual Career Fair, to be held on January 25, 2018. They discuss what a virtual career fair is, why CDS is hosting one, how students can prepare for it, and what they can expect. Special Guest: Martha Tress.

Duration:00:12:47

2017 Registration Day Preview

9/15/2017
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Amanda and Sara take a look at the changes to Formula SAE Registration Day including Pre-Registration, Attending Status, and the New Engine Order Process.

Duration:00:23:06

Managing the Technical Inspection Process 2017

3/8/2017
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On this episode, we spoke to National Tech Inspectors Joe, Darrell, and Brett about how to make the Technical Inspection go smoothly.

Duration:00:36:32

Cost Report Explained

2/10/2017
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We spoke to Matt Moody, Cost Report Captain, about the theory behind the Cost Report, what happens in an audit, the future of the Cost Event and more.

Duration:00:47:30

Frame Check Submission

2/6/2017
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Our first episode of 2017 focused on the first required submission – the Frame Pre-Check. We are joined by Marc and Jeremy from the National Tech Inspectors team to discuss some of the common mistakes, best practices, and theory behind this submission.

Duration:00:27:16

Learn Twice with Ken Francis from SAE International

11/30/2016
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On this episode, we talk to Ken Francis about the Learn Twice Initiative. By volunteering just a few hours per week in a local elementary or middle school (30 hours total that can be split amongst your team members), you can earn $$$ soon with A World in Motion’s Learn Twice Initiative! If you are interested, please contact Amy Smith or Ken Francis to get started right away, amy.smith@sae.org or Kenneth.Francis@sae.org.

Duration:00:10:08

2017 Baja SAE Rules Review

9/29/2016
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In this episode, the CDS Staff chat with Mike Zimmerman (Briggs & Stratton), Bo Neilan (National Tech Inspector), and Chris Reedy (National Tech Inspector) about the 2017 Baja SAE Ruleset. We talk new engines, fuel tanks, frame checks, and tech inspection tips.

Duration:00:24:31

2017 Baja SAE Registration Tips

9/22/2016
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In this episode, the CDS Staff discusses the biggest mistakes teams make during online registration, some pro tips, and resources to have a smooth registration day.

Duration:00:15:08

Baja SAE Rochester Recap

7/14/2016
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This week, we take a look back at Baja SAE Rochester, including an interview with the mind behind one of the more interesting obstacles from the event, and the presentation of the Mike Schmidt Memorial Award.

Duration:00:14:27

Baja SAE Rochester Preview

6/7/2016
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In this episode, we talk with Marty Gordon, organizer of Baja SAE Rochester! We talk two locations, food drives, the spirit of Baja, and the Mike Schmidt Iron Team Award. Listen and be prepared!

Duration:00:19:55