As part of our post-event evaluation process, we the Energy Breakthrough has not ONE but TWO surveys open right now to capture people's feedback, assess how the year went and help plan for the future. One survey is designed to capture general event and program feedback, whilst the second survey is designed for our volunteers.
It was an electrifying finish between our two 24-hour trial winners, St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar’s Jupiter and Caulfield Grammar School’s The Big Cheese in the final minutes of the 2019 Energy Breakthrough. By the time the checkered flag came down, 54 seconds was all that separated the record-breaking teams.
This year’s Energy Breakthrough wasn’t just a test of endurance and innovation, with the thousands of students, teachers, event organisers and volunteers being tested by the horrific weather conditions on Thursday. But from Friday we enjoyed near-perfect weather conditions and enjoyed a smooth and successful 29th edition of the Energy Breakthrough!
Well, it was a day of wild weather in Marybrough on Thursday 21 November 2019 - but the teams that were able to make it to Maryborough battled through the wind and heat in good spirits. Thanks to everyone from the students, teachers, support staff, judges, volunteer crews, camping coordinators and medical and emergency services for pulling together to safely get through the day. Check out our Daily Wrap video.
Important Heat/Health information has been released on our website. At this point in time (5:00pm Wednesday 20th November) we are planning for the event to continue as per the Schedule. We are aware that due to the weather forecasts and the declaration of a Total Fire Ban in Maryborough for Thursday November 21, schools may wish to change their travel arrangements. Further information is included in this News article.
The 2019 Schools Information Kits are now ready for download! These act as each team's 'Event Guide': packed full of all the details you will need to know for this year’s Energy Breakthrough, including judging schedules, marshal rosters and final information.
Great news! Australian toll road company Transurban, which owns and operates CityLink in Melbourne, has joined forces with the Energy Breakthrough to help the next generation of transport innovators.
Calling all TRYathlon teams: We have a test session for you to practice the skills needed to excel in the Obstacle Rally! This practice session is FREE, but schools MUST complete an online registration form to ensure a safe day for all.