More on the competitors from the Space Elevator Blog:
Winnow, winnow, winnow - Gives a team-by-team breakdown of what the status of each team is. There are still a lot of teams that are definitely in the game this year, and several more possibilities.
UBC SnowStar Gives Us a Look - This team of students is going to present their entry to the public. There's a photo of a team, and you can download several photos of their machine and team. The photos, credited to UBC Snowstar, are titled "chassis drive train", "climber ascends ribbon", "transporting climber", and "UBC Snowstar Team".