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Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) Competition Group

2015 HPVC East

Hosted by University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

May 8 - 10, 2015

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Registration (CLOSED)

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION through January 8, 2015: 
Team/Vehicle $150; Participant - ASME Member $20; 
Participant - Non-ASME Member $40; Banquet Only Ticket $20

ADVANCE REGISTRATION through March 8 2015EXTENDED TO MARCH 13
Team/Vehicle $175; Participant - ASME Member $25; 
Participant - Non-ASME Member $45; Banquet Only Ticket $25

LATE REGISTRATION Ends April 8, 2015:
No Late Vehicle Registration; Participant - ASME Member $30; 
Participant - Non-ASME Member $50; Banquet Only Ticket $30

Design Report and Innovation Report Due: April 8, 2015

Ride Log Due:  May 8, 2015 at On-Site Check-In 

REGISTRATION EAST

Event Schedule

Friday, May 8, 2015

8:00am-12:00pm: Check-In

  • Teams Will check in
  • Inspection and team presentations will occur at a certain time allocated based on check in time. You will not get any more time than the time allocated.

12:00pm-10:00pm: Presentations

  • Design and Innovation presentations will begin based on timeslots that teams will be provided.

1pm-5pm: Safety Inspections

Saturday, May 9, 2015

7:30-8:00am

  • Drivers meeting and course preview.
  • All riders must be present.
  • Safety issues will be addressed here.
  • Any rider not in attendance will be omitted from the race.

8:00am – 1:00pm

  • Drag Race

Sunday, May 10, 2015

7:30-8:00am

  • Drivers meeting and course preview.
  • All riders must be present.
  • Safety issues will be addressed here.
  • Any rider not in attendance will be omitted from the race.

8:00-8:45am

  • Endurance Race Practice time

9:00-11:30am

  • 2.5 hr. Endurance course

2:00pm-5:00pm

  • Banquet and Awards

Instructions

Submission of Design Report and Innovation Report

Please help facilitate a smooth organization process by following these simple guidelines:

  1. Email your submissions as PDF attachments to HPVC@ASME.ORG
  2. The subject of your email and the name of your attached file should include: your school words "East" or "West", depending on which event you are attending, and description of the document, such as "Design Report" or "Innovation Report"

For example: Big Tech College East Design Report…..Team Rosters and Team Leaders Please take a moment to provide us with your Team Roster.

Submission of Team Roster

When you are somewhat certain of your team's attendance, please send us your roster. Please specify who the Team Leader is (you may have more than one). If We Need to Call You We would like to be able to contact you if need-be, so please include at least two phone contact if possible.



  Courses Maps

Map of the University of Florida:

 Download pdf file

Travel and Accommodations

Participants are responsible for arranging and funding their own travel and lodging. Please be sure to arrange for your trips in advance - the event begins ON TIME.

  Travel

From Regional Airports

  • Gainesville
  • Jacksonville
  • Orlando
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa

From I-75

Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road. When you get off of the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue. (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry road.) Continue traveling East on University Ave. At the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street take a right. Enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

From Gainesville Regional Airport

Approximately 30 minutes from UF

Upon leaving the Gainesville Airport, make a right turn onto 39th Avenue (SR 222), heading west. At US 441 (N.W. 13th Street) make a left turn, heading south. Continue South on 13th Street for several miles. As you approach University Avenue, you will see the Holiday Inn on your left, and directly ahead you will see Bryan Hall just off to your right. Come down to the first right turn after University Avenue and enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

From Jacksonville Airport

“Easy Way” Approximately 2.5 hours from UF

Take I-95 South, toward Jacksonville, to I-295. Exit onto I-10 (Note: If you miss the I-295 exit, follow I-95 to where it intersects with I-10). Take I-10 West (towards Tallahassee) to I-75. Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road. When you get off of the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue. (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry road.) Continue traveling East on University Ave. At the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street take a right. Enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

“Short Route” Approximately 2 hours from UF

Take I-10 only as far as US 301 (it will be one of the early exits) at Baldwin. Head south on 301 to Waldo. CAUTION: Beware of speed traps along 301, especially in Lawtey, Starke, Hampton, and Waldo. At Waldo, take a right onto SR 24 to Gainesville (has big sign for Gainesville). Follow SR 24 to 39th Avenue/SR 222, just past the airport. Turn right (West) onto 39 Avenue heading west. At 13th Street make a left turn heading south until you arrive at S.W. 2nd Avenue and make a right into the parking lot (See – Once on Campus). Or keep straight ahead one more block to the Holiday Inn, which will be on your right.

From Orlando Airport

Approximately 2.5 hours from UF

Follow the directional signs to the Florida Turnpike and ride it until it merges with I-75. Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road. When you get off of the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry road.) Continue traveling East on University Ave. At the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street take a right. Enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

From Tallahassee Airport

Approximately 2.5 hours from UF

Follow the directional signs to I-10. Take I-10 heading east towards Lake City until it meets I-75. Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road. When you get off of the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry road.) Continue traveling East on University Ave. At the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street take a right. Enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

From Tampa Airport

Approximately 2.5 hours from UF

Follow the directional signs to I-275 North. Stay on I-275 North until in merges with I-75. Take I-75 to exit 387, Newberry Road. When you get off of the ramp go east for five miles; eventually Newberry Road becomes University Avenue (Note: You should pass the Oaks Mall on your right shortly after traveling on Newberry road.) Continue traveling East on University Ave. At the intersection of University Avenue and 13th Street take a right. Enter the parking lot at S.W. 2nd Avenue.

 

  Accommodations

 

The Lodge at Gainesville - $129

3726 Southwest 40 Boulevard

Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 375-2400

www.lodgeatgainesville.com/

 

Holiday Inn Express I-75 Sw - $117

3905 Sw 43rd Street,

Gainesville, Florida, 32608

1 800 315 2621

http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/gainesville/gnvsw

 

Comfort Inn University - $115

3440 Southwest 40 Boulevard

Gainesville, FL 32608

(352) 264-1771

http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-gainesville-florida-FL102

 

Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites - $99

2900 SW 13 Street

Gainesville, FL 32608

(352) 377-4000

http://www.paramountplaza.com/

 

Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands - $94

4110 SW 40th Boulevard,

Gainesville, FL, US, 32608

(352) 376-4145

http://www.sleepinn.com/hotel-gainesville-florida-FL883

 

Quality Inn University - $74

2435 Sw 13th Street

‎‎Gainesville, FL 32609

888-950-5062

http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel-gainesville-florida-FL443

 

Days Inn Gainesville University - $65

1901 Sw 13th Street

Gainesville, FL 32609

‎888-950-5062‎

http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/florida/gainesville/days-inn-gainesville-university/hotel-overview

 

Americas Best Value Inn University of Florida/Shands - $52

1900 Sw 13th St

Gainesville, FL 32609

‎888-950-5062‎

www.americasbestvalueinn.com/best


Travelers Inn - $46

3103 NW 13th Street

Gainesville, FL 32609

(352)372-4319

http://www.travelersinngville.com/

 

  Location and Directions

 

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