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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 South America 2018 are posted here:
"Rules 2018 South America"
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.
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
Early Registration - Not Available
Regular Registration - BRL 80.00
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.
ASME membership will not be required for anyone to register for the HPVC or E-Fest.
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 numbers have been assigned by the judging team and are posted here:
Download pdf file
Design reports are to be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:
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 Performance Safety Video must be submitted before the posted deadline via an online submission using this link:
The Venue Specific Challenge will be:
The details of these challenges are provided in the rules. You can download them here:
The speed event will be a Drag Race.
The course maps can be downloaded here:
The presentation schedule can be downloaded here:
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.
Accommodation information will be posted on the E-Fest website here:
Travel information will be posted on the E-Fest website here:
Location information will be posted on the E-Fest website here: