LOS ANGELES-(BUSINESS WIRE)--WEEKEND ADVISORY FOR MAY 16-18
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California:
Solar Cup competition in which teams of Southland high school
students race single-seat solar-powered sculls. Weekend attendance
numbers several thousand.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 16-18. Friday is
technical inspections, Saturday is endurance competition, Sunday is
sprint races and awards ceremony.
Lake Skinner; Riverside County Thomas Guide page 930, 4-D. Take I-15
to Rancho California Road, Temecula. Go northeast 10 miles to main
Boats are colorfully painted or varnished for “Hottest-Looking Boat” trophy; teams often wear matching outfits. Student interviews on importance and fun of program. Student-made 30-second water-conservation videos. Reporters, photographers and camera crews can be taken onto the lake for competition close-ups. Reporters may pilot a solar-powered boat by prearrangement. Team interviews at launch ramp arranged for morning news programs as early as 6 a.m.
Solar Cup teams from high schools in Anaheim, Banning, Burbank,
Camarillo, Chino Hills, Claremont, Covina, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte,
El Monte, Fullerton, Hacienda Heights, La Puente, La Verne, Lake
Elsinore, Lake Forest, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Menifee, Mira Loma,
Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Pomona, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San
Bernardino, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Jacinto, Temecula
and Upland, plus managers of Metropolitan Water District’s
Solar Cup program and the May 16-18 event.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Rob Hallwachs, 213-217-6450