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Droid Racing Challenge @ Gardens Point

10:00am - 3:00pm 6th July 2018
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O-134 (O Block Level 1)
QUT Gardens Point campus

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
QUT Robotics Club

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