Account Signup
Use this page to create a new CdsWeb account.
If you already have an FSAE account OR an account with any other CDS Series then you do NOT need to create a new account--please login in here instead.

What is this account for?

This is NOT where you register your team to attend a competition.  For that, see the SAE registration site.

This site IS for:

  • Submitting documents for competition
  • Accessing / reading competition submissions from teams
What you need before signing up:

For each type of user below, please make sure you have the corresponding information readily available before starting this process.

  • Team Captains  (Note: You only need this info the first time in order to estabilish your affiliation to your school & team.)
    • Your School Name (and Team Name, if applicable)
    • Your Confirmation Number you received when registereing for a competition that will occur THIS season
  • Team Members
    • Your School Name (and Team Name, if applicable)
  • Report Readers and Judges
    • The Competiton Name and Event Name for which you are juding reports from the teams
  • Competiton Organizers
    • Signup with no affiliations and then email your username to [email protected] and request to be affiliated
  • Volunteers helping on-site at a competition
    • Do NOT sign up here; signup on the competition-specific website or contact the competition organizer directly

Create your Account


Your Account Information

Your unique account username, used to login to the system.
Your password needs:
-between 6 and 16 chars
at least 4 letters
-at least 1 number
-to not contain your username
Your Greeting
We'll show you this text during the login process (along with your UserImage which you can set later) so that you know it's actually our website that you are logging into.
First Name
Your first name.  This is not used in public.
Last Name
Your last name.  This is not used in public.
Display Name
The name you would like to be shown in the public / community areas of the system.
Email Address
Your email.  Please use an actively-checked email address.  The SAE Collegiate Design Series will not share your email with any groups.
The country in which you currently live.
Optional: Your state (US), province, or other general geographic area.
Optional: The city or local region in which you live.

Your Affiliations

Check any of the following that apply to you.  More information about your affiliation will be collected at the next step.
If none apply, simply click Next to continue.