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Post questions about the rules and event here:
Information about the ASME E-Fest can be found here:
The rules of ASME HPVC Asia Pacific 2018 are posted here:
"Rules 2018 Asia Pacific"
"Rules 2018 Revisions Asia Pacific"
"Rules 2018 Scoring Criteria"
Registration will only be open to teams that score the highest in the Qualification event.
Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) will be a part of ASME E-Fest. Individual registration includes access to participate in all E-fest activities and competitions. Food and housing is not included in the registration fee.
HPVC Vehicle Registration
Regular Vehicle Registration 8,000 INR
Early Bird: 1,200 INR
Regular: 1,500 INR
Onsite: 1,800 INR
Registration must be completed through an online submission.
All team members must register for the E-Fest though the E-Fest website here:
ASME membership will not be required for anyone to register for the HPVC.
Following is the certificate policy for ASME HPVC Asia Pacific 2018:
1) All E-Fest registered HPVC team members will receive participation certificates.
2) All E-Fest registered HPVC team members of placing teams will receive certificates stating their place in the competition and vehicle name.
3) HPVC team advisors of placing teams will receive certificates stating their place in the competition and vehicle name. Only the advisor listed during report submission will be provided a certificate.
October 16, 2017 Qualification Submission Opens
November 10, 2017 at 11:59pm EST Qualification Submission Deadline
December 4, 2017 Qualification Results Announcement
December 18, 2017 Qualification Results Announcement DELAYED
December 22, 2017 Design Report Submission Opens
January 4, 2018 Registration Opens to Accepted Teams from Qualification event
January 9, 2018 at 11:59PM IST Vehicle Registration Closes
February 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EST Design Report Submission Deadline EXTENDED
March 2, 2018 at 11:59pm EST Innovation Video Submission Deadline CANCELLED
March 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EST Safety Exemption Form Due by Email
March 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EST Individual Ride Log Due Online
March 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EST Performance Safety Video Submission Due Online
March 16, 2018 Competition Begins
Qualification proposals must be submitted by every team that wishes to compete in the HPVC Asia Pacific.
Not all teams will be selected to compete.
Fee: There is no fee to participate in the Qualification event.
Cover Page: The cover page is available here:
Submission: Proposals can be submitted here before the deadline:
Details about the Qualification event can be found in the "Rules 2018 Asia Pacific" posted here:
Vehicle Numbers have been assigned and posted here:
HPVC Asia Pacific 2018 Vehicle Numbers
Design and Innovation reports form can be submitted here before the deadline:
Individual ride logs must be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:
All team members must submit a ride log in order to be eligible to ride the vehicle at the competition.
The Venue Specific Challenge will be:
Parcel Pickup and Delivery
The details of this challenge are provided in the rules. You can download them here:
The speed event will be a drag race.
Details of this section will be posted once it is decided.
The Event Schedule for HPVC Asia Pacific 2018 is posted here:
HPVC Asia Pacific Event Schedule
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.
Accommodations information will be posted on the E-Fest Asia Pacific website here:
Travel information will be posted on the E-Fest Asia Pacific website here:
Location information will be posted on the E-Fest Asia Pacific website here:
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