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Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) Competition Group

2018 HPVC South America


Located at the ASME E-Fest

Hosted by Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

July 27 - 29, 2018

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Questions?

Post questions about the rules and event here:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/asme-hpvc

Information about the ASME E-Fest can be found here:

https://efestsouthamerica.asme.org/home

   Rules

The rules of ASME HPVC South America 2018 are posted here:

https://community.asme.org/hpvc/m/default.aspx 

"Rules 2018 South America"

 

Pre-Registration (CLOSED)

In an effort to assess how many teams plan to participating the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) South America, the organizers are distributing this form. Your input will be very valuable when making the event planning decisions.

If you are intending to compete in the HPVC at the ASME E-Fest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil please fill out this form to indicate your level of interest and preparedness.

The form submission is due by April 12, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT.

Only one response is needed per University.

https://goo.gl/forms/mav4gquGiWdFdqH82

 

  Registration (OPEN)

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.

Registration Fees

HPVC Vehicle Registration

Early Registration - Not Available

Regular Registration - BRL 80.00

Participant Registration

Early Registration - BRL 195.00

Advanced Registration - BRL 225.00

On-site Registration - BRL 260.00

Registration must be completed through an online submission. This link will be posted by the opening date.

Register Here:

https://efestsouthamerica.asme.org/page/1326645/registration

ASME Membership:

ASME membership will not be required for anyone to register for the HPVC or E-Fest.

 

  Deadlines

April 27, 2018 Endurance Challenges Posted

June 18, 2018 Vehicle Registration Closes (extended from June 13)

June 25, 2018 Design Report Submission Opens (extended from June 11 and June 22)

June 29, 2018 Presentation Schedule Posted (extended from June 11)

June 29, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT Design Report Submission Deadline

July 20, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT Safety Exemption Form Due by Email

July 20, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT Individual Ride Log Due Online

July 20, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT Performance Safety Video Submission Deadline

July 27, 2018 Competition Begins

 

 Vehicle Number

Vehicle numbers have been assigned by the judging team and are posted here:

Download pdf file

Revision 4

 

  Report Submission

Design reports are to be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:

https://goo.gl/forms/nxCzv3nMS7qlbCMt1

 

  Ride Log Submission

Individual ride logs must be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:

https://goo.gl/forms/I0LAOUkNMEAQqUZh2

All team members must submit a ride log in order to be eligible to ride the vehicle at the competition. 

 


The Performance Safety Video must be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:

https://goo.gl/forms/NP4rdi274aImeYE23

 

  Endurance Venue Specific Challenges 

The Venue Specific Challenge will be:

Parcel Pickup and Delivery

The details of these challenges are provided in the rules. You can download them here:

https://community.asme.org/hpvc/m/default.aspx

 

  Speed Event 

The speed event will be a Drag Race.

 

   Course Maps

The course maps can be downloaded here:

Revision 1

 

   Presentation Schedule

The presentation schedule can be downloaded here:

Download pdf file

    

   Event Schedule

The presentation schedule can be downloaded here:

Download pdf file

 

   Awards

Award Category Prize Amount
in BRL
Overall
1st Place Trophy and prize 2600
2nd Place Trophy and prize 1600
3rd Place Trophy and prize 1000
Design Event
1st Place Trophy and prize 650
2nd and 3rd Places Trophy
Men’s Speed Event
1st Place Trophy and prize 650
2nd and 3rd Places Trophy
Women’s Speed Event
1st Place Trophy and prize 650
2nd and 3rd Places Trophy
Endurance Event
1st Place Trophy and prize 650
2nd and 3rd Places Trophy
Special Awards
Sportsmanship Certificate
Team Spirit Certificate
Special Achievement Certificate
Perseverance Certificate

 

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.

  Accommodations

Accommodation information will be posted on the E-Fest website here:

https://efests.asme.org/ 

  Travel

Travel information will be posted on the E-Fest website here:

https://efests.asme.org/ 

  Location and Directions

Location information will be posted on the E-Fest website here:

https://efests.asme.org/ 


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