Meet the Eco Illini team competing in Houston at Shell's Eco-Marathon!

Join the Houston Illini Club on Saturday, 4/26 from 2 to 3 PM, as we meet the University of Illinois' Eco Illini team competing in Shell's Eco-Marathon. Join the club and Illinois' alum on the 2nd floor balcony of the George R. Brown Convention Center!

Post event notes:

  1. Click here to see photos of Illinois' Eco Illini team, their faculty advisers and some of the Houston Illini club attendees
  2. Click here to read the Houston Chronicle account of our Illini's last-minute sucessfully conquered challenge.

Prior event write-up:

The Illinois' Eco Illini team will soon come to Houston to compete in Shell's Eco-Marathon held from 4/25-4/27.  All Houston Illini club members, their guests, and other Illinois' alum are invited on Saturday, 4/26, from 2 to 3 PM on the second floor balcony as we welcome approximately 15 to 20 Illinois' student Eco-Marathon competitors, Illinois' faculty advisors visitors and guests.  The balcony area (space provided courtesy of The Linde Group, a global partner with Shell in the Eco Marathon) overlooks Discovery Green, a great vantage point to oversee the ongoing competition!

To learn more about Illinois' Eco Illini team visit their website and blog at:  Contact Event Host Mark Ulrich, Houston Illini Club's Communications & Scholarship Chair ( with any questions.

Please RSVP via the form found to the right side of this web page.


The Linde-provided balcony space utilized by the Houston Illini Club overlooks the competition start line and a portion of the EcoMarathon track! Follow the "Linde" signs to Balcony "B" on the second floor of the George R. Brown Convention Center.