OktoBAJAfest is an exhibition race, hosted by Clarkson University and organized by Clarkson Baja Alumni, for student built vehicles conforming to the rules of the Mini Baja series.  While this event is organized around the use of Mini Baja vehicles, The Society of Automotive Engineers is not involved with the operation or organization of this event.

This event invites student Baja teams from across the US and Canada to travel to Colton, NY to Clarkson Seven Springs, an 85 acre property formerly used as a downhill and cross country ski location from 1974 to 1990.  The property has a 250’ vertical drop and is home to miles of mountain bike and Baja trails.  Address: 144 Crowley Road, Colton, NY 1325 (44.58° N, 74.86° W)

This festival will include (5) separate events including acceleration, Baja cross (suspension and maneuverability), hill climb, design, and a final endurance race.  The festival will take place from Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd and is limited to 15 teams and 30 cars.