Droid Racing Challenge 2021

Beginning in 2016, QUT Robotics Club has hosted the Droid Racing Challenge – a friendly competition where universities from around Australia and the world are invited to bring their automated bots to traverse an obstacle course!

Sadly, our 2020 competition had to be cancelled due to COVID-19, but we are excited to be running it again this year!

Congratulations to the three QLD teams from QUT that were able to compete on the 13th July it was a great day with some good racing, an intriguing presentation by Bradley Horton from MathWorks on the resources MathWorks provides for DRC and a successful stream to an international audience. We look forward to the NSW teams competing in the future once restrictions are lifted so follow our socials to find out when that is happening.

Link to photos: 2021 DRC QLD Event

To NSW teams we are allowing registration right up until Testing Day for DRC 2021 so feel free to get in contact with us via email about this contact@qutroboticsclub.com. There are changes to the rules this year so please be sure to read them. Otherwise, we hope to see you compete later this year.

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Best of luck to all teams!

For any questions or queries contact us at contact@qutroboticsclub.com

DRC Resources

MathWorks, makers of MATLAB and Simulink, is offering participating teams complimentary software, tutorials, and videos. They are also offering a prize to participants for the best implementation of MATLAB and other MathWorks software. Find out more about how technical computing and Model-Based Design can help you compete:

Mathworks Resources

Mathworks Prize Rules


2021 Club Sponsors

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