Accommodations for when you visit!

If this is your first time visiting Waterloo, ON, you can stay on campus at one of our university colleges or residences, or at a hotel near by.

A good place to start your planning is on the University of Waterloo website, “Staying in Waterloo” webpage. Please plan your stay accordingly!



Interested in participating, but did not sign up? Drop us an email!

The official sign up is now closed; however, if you did not sign up before January 15th, no problem.

Please contact the Professor Steven Waslander at directly to register your team. More registration information can be found on the registration page.

We hope to see you here!

Five Teams confirmed for IARRC 2014!

As of this post, we now have an international field of five teams participating in IARRC 2014.  Check back frequently for more details on the event and clarification of rules and we gear up for an exciting racing weekend.

Final Registration Deadline Rapidly Approaching

The official registration deadline is tomorrow, January 15th, 2014.  Any teams considering entering the event, please contact me directly by email (at and send the registration form and cheque per the details on the registration page, postmarked by tomorrow.  We will continue planning the event based on the number of registered teams as of the deadline, and any future applicants will only be allowed to participate if space permits.

Best of luck to the currently registered teams, and happy building!


Early Bird Registration Deadline is approaching

Be sure to get your forms filled out and your cheques in soon, as the early bird registration is due by December 15th.  As it will be snail mail, we will accept all entries postmarked before the 15th at the early bird rate of $200.  The regular rate of $300 will apply after that.  We have now received interest from over 8 teams from Canada and the US, so we are expecting an exciting and heightened level of competition for the 2014 event.


Competition Traffic Light is here!

The Official competition traffic light has arrived. The traffic light is made of two 4″ diameter LED lights, Red and Green. The traffic light will be placed 1m above the ground, and 2m from the starting line. Download the original pictures for high resolution.

Competition Traffic Light, Green 3m away

Competition Traffic Light, Green 3m away

Competition Traffic Light Red 3 m away

Competition Traffic Light Red 3 m away

Competition Traffic light, close

Competition Traffic light, close

Competition traffic light, greed, close

Competition traffic light, greed, close

Check out the how to make a robot page!

This page has just been updated.

For those who aren’t as familiar with autonomous vehicles, this page should get you started!


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