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06 July 2018

Come watch the brightest young minds in robotics race their fully autonomous robotic vehicles in the third annual QUT Droid Racing Challenge.

Run by QUT’s student robotics club, the Droid Racing Challenge will see 16 teams from nine universities across Australia and New Zealand race unique autonomous vehicles that must navigate by sight and avoid other robots and obstacles along the way.

It’s the only competition of its type in the Southern Hemisphere - run by students for students.

Come along. Cheer on your favourite team. See the future of autonomous vehicle technology being developed and tested right now.

The event is sponsored by Boeing Australia and Mathworks.

Event schedule

  • 9am – 10am: Teams set up and official QUT welcome
  • 10am – 1pm: Teams race (heats)
  • 1pm – 2pm: Sponsor demo
  • 2pm – 3pm: Semi-finals, playoffs and grand final
  • 3pm – 3:30pm: Prize ceremony.

Droid Racing Challenge competitors

  • Griffith University
  • Macquarie University
  • QUT
  • University of Auckland
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of Wollongong
Date
06 July 2018 - 06 July 2018
Time
10am-3pm
Location
QUT Gardens Point campus
Room
O-134 (O Block Level 1)
Cost
Free
Info
QUT Robotics Club
Email
qutroboticsclub@qut.edu.au
URL
Droid Racing Challenge
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See the future of autonomous driving at the Droid Racing Challenge at QUT.

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    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane
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    QUT Business School
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001