UniSA Australian HPV Super Series
UniSA is the lead sponsor for one of South Australia's most popular school activities, the Australian HPV (Human Powered Vehicle) Super Series.
Known to many South Australians as the Pedal Prix, the annual series of events is designed to develop competitors' teamwork, technological and engineering skills, enterprise and fitness and health. The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series involves more than 500 teams and draws up to 35,000 spectators to the Murray Bridge 24-hour endurance race.
The event encapsulates many of UniSA's core values around education, the development of sustainable communities, healthy lifestyles, communication and teamwork, and research and innovation.
Good luck to all teams competing in the UniSA Australian HPV Super Series.
For more information about UniSA Australian HPV Super Series visit pedalprix.com.au
For more information about studying at UniSA visit the Study at UniSA website.
The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series comprises of four rounds. The dates for 2016 are:
Round 1: 8-Hour - Non series Race, Friday 1 & Saturday 2 April – Mount Gambier (new round in 2016)
Round 2: 6-Hour - Series Race, Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 May – Loxton
Round 3: 6-Hour - Series Race, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June– Victoria Park
Round 4: 6-Hour - Series Race, Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 June – Victoria Park
Round 5: 6-Hour - Non Series Race, Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August – Busselton (new round in 2016)
Round 6: 24-Hour - Series Race, Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September – Murray Bridge
Each UniSA Australian HPV Super Series round has four category classifications.
Category 1: Primary – riders are from year 6 and 7 only
Category 2: Junior Secondary – riders are under the age of 16 on 1 January 2016
Category 3: Senior Secondary – riders are under the age of 19 on 1 January 2016
Category 4: Open – riders exceed the age limit of Category 3, private and/or non-institutional teams.
To view the live 2016 results visit the UniSA Australian HPV Super Series Results website
The design of your Pedal Prix car is important in terms of efficiency and The University of South Australia would like to offer some tips on designing an efficient Pedal Prix car.
Production Innovation Design and Pedal Prix Fact Sheet