What is RoboSub?
The fundamental goal of the RoboSub competition is for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to demonstrate its autonomy by completing underwater tasks, with a new theme each year.
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RulesRoboSub teams gather once a year with one mission in mind: demonstrate autonomy with their Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) through various tasks mimicking behaviors required of AUVs to operate successfully in the real world. Read through the rules and get familiar with all the challenges these teams face at competition.Learn More
Past WinnersTeams are always developing new approaches and new designs to get a competitive edge. Since its launch in 1998, RoboSub has seen many teams compete, innovate and succeed. Browse through all the past winners and meet a wide selection of experienced engineers.Learn More
Community ForumA huge component of RoboSub is the collaboration between teams. Using open-source data, teams are able to share findings with others to play off each teams’ strengths and functionalities. Keep up with the collaboration on the forum.Learn More
SponsorWant to be among elite organizations investing in these student's future? Get involved with programs like RoboSub: Become a Mentor. Provide Resources. Recruit the Best.Learn More
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"Embracing your failures"
During our live video conference, Dr. Robert Ballard talked about how our failures can be motivators to your pathway(s) of success...Read More
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