Past Competitions

Badgerloop has been in the Hyperloop competition from the beginning, and has seen many successes and failures over the past competitions. Read on to learn more about past pods, design weekends, and competitions!

Pod 1

Fall 2015 - Spring 2017

One of 120 out of 700 teams to be invited to "Design Weekend" in January 2016

Placed 3rd at Design Weekend to be invited to "Competition Weekend" in January 2017

Received the Innovation Award from SpaceX for our unique design

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Pod 2

Spring 2017 - Fall 2017

One of 24 teams selected to compete at the 2nd competition in August 2017

Placed as one of the top 7 teams in the world at the competition

Received the Innovation Award from SpaceX for our unique design

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Pod 3

Fall 2017 - Summer 2018

One of 20 designs that advanced to the third competition in Hawthorne on July 15th-22nd, 2018

Became one of only nine teams in the world to be invited to all 3 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

One of four teams chosen by SpaceX to present our pod design to the public

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Pod 4

Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

One of 19 designs that advanced to the fourth competition in Hawthorne on July 16-21th, 2019

Selected to give a presentation to attendees of the competition, and participated in a Q&A with Elon Musk

Came closer than ever to getting a run in the tube, just barely running out of time during Testing Week

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