Updated Rules and Early Bird Registration Extension

The 2017 rules updates are now posted, so have a look!
Also, since there is more interest in the competition and and we are happily looking for new teams, we would like to extend the early bird registration deadline to February 28th, 2017.

Have a happy racing!

IARRC 2017 Rules now available!

The rules for the 2017 IARRC are now posted on the site. The main challenges that will face all teams are:

1)     High-speed vehicle localization

2)     High-speed vehicle control (acceleration and braking) on different surfaces

3)     Stop light and lane marking detection

4)     Collision avoidance with static objects along boundaries of course

5)     Collision avoidance with other competing robots

Also, a reminder that the deadlines for early bird registration and final registration are Feb. 28th, 2017 and April 15th, 2017 respectively.

Happy racing!

Good news! IARRC 2017 to be held at the University of Waterloo AGAIN!

Hi Robot Racing Fans,

The University of Waterloo will once again host the International Autonomous Robot Racing Competition with the cooperation of LaurioBotics team in Wilfrid Laurier University! The date will be confirmed in the next weeks, but we intend to hold it  in late July. If any teams wish to participate, but have conflicting events we should be aware of, don’t hesitate to contact us immediately. The prizes, venue and competition elements will all remain the same, and the dates and refined rules will be posted in the coming weeks.

If your team is interested in participating this year, send us an email before the end of September to confirm your participation!

Looking forward to a great year of racing!


Raj Shah – Chief Organizer                                                                                     r43shah@uwaterloo.ca