Get ready to take off with the 2016 (our 26th Anniversary) RACV Energy Breakthrough.
This year to avoid congestion and to provide a better user experience to schools, we will be scattering the entries over 3 days.
Entries will open for the following categories at the following dates/times:
HPV Primary: 8AM AEDT – Tuesday 8th March 2016 HPV Secondary: 8AM AEDT – Wednesday 9th March EEV, Try-Athlon, Pushcarts, & Innovations: 8AM AEDT – Thursday 10th March 2016
Innovations: $25 per team
Pushcarts: $280 per team
Human Powered Vehicles (HPVs): $490 per team
Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs): $490 per team
Try-athlon: $490 per team
2016 Category Changes:
EEV Single Power Source B/C and EEV Single Power Source Open will be combined into a new ‘Single Power Source’ class for 2016.
Electric-only and Petrol-only vehicles will be allowed to compete as per previous years but from 2017 onwards we will not accept Petrol-only vehicles and this category will become an Electric-only category.
Information regarding your existing account(s) for the Online Registration System will be sent to you early next week. We will remind you of your username and give you the chance to regain access to your account, update your school information and retrieve your password – we know you’ve forgotten it!
The School’s Handbook, including revised rules and vehicle specifications, will be released this Tuesday 1st March, 2016.
It’s essential for all new and existing teams to read the 2016 School’s Handbook thoroughly to ensure their vehnicals meet the current rules and regulations.
If you have any questions regarding entries for the 2016 RACV Energy Breakthrough, please Contact Us >.
Lachy probably never knew what he was in for when he first volunteered to help out on the Holden Stage at the 2009 RACV Energy Breakthrough. Whilst he participated in the Innovations in Technology category back in 2005, he has been on the 'other side of the fence' ever since and now manages the event's website, wifi network and Holden Stage. Away from the Energy Breakthrough, Lachy is heavily involved in the local Maryborough community across events, community radio and theatre and he was nominated for the for the Saward Dawson Community Service and Volunteering award in 2013.