XRC: ASME Extended Reality Challenge: Autonomous Vehicles

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ASME E-Fests® and ASME EFx® Events in academic year 2022 & 2023

We will be returning to IN-PERSON ASME EFx® events in academic year 2022-2023!  EFx events will be IN-PERSON locally organized throughout the world and several EFx events will include our ASME competitions.  Please visit the ASME E-Fest website for an updated list of events at https://efests.asme.org/.  Events will be added as they are confirmed.

ASME will ALSO continue to host our two signature FULLY virtual events:  E-Fest Careers (Nov. 12, 2022) and E-Fest Digital (March 25, 2023).   

We encourage students, competitors, and faculty members to take advantage of the learning experiences provided by both our competitions and other digital offerings throughout the year.  Questions may be directed to efests@asme.org.

The Extended Reality Challenge:  Autonomous Vehicles will ONLY be held VIRTUALLY and at E-Fest Digital.

What is the Extended Reality Challenge & Prizes

The ASME Extended Reality Challenge is a FULLY DIGITAL competition, and the 2023 challenge will focus on autonomous racing.   The competition will enable student teams to:

  • Design a vehicle using the CAD software of their choice within the constraints provided in the competition rules
  • Write an algorithm to control their vehicle using our block based programming software to navigate through a virtual practice course
  • Compete against other teams during an autonomous race on a virtual race track during E-Fest Digital 

Prizes

  • 1st place - $250
  • 2nd place - $150
  • 3rd place - $75

2023 ASME Extended Reality Challenge: Autonomous Racing Rules, Resources & Deadlines

Download The 2023 Extended Reality Challenge: Autonomous Vehicles 2023 Rules (September 2022 revision) 

The Extended Reality Challenge:  Autonomous Vehicles will ONLY be held VIRTUALLY and at E-Fest Digital (March 25, 2023).  An elimination round will be held prior to E-Fest Digital (Date TBA).

Learn More and View the Extended Reality: Autonomous Vehicles Competition & Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Competition Overview Webinar

Extended Reality Challenge Autonomous Vehicles - 2023 Deadlines
Deliverable Method of Submission Due Date (MM/DD/YYYY)
Register for E-Fest Digital & Extended Reality Challenge  Register Now! 3/3/2023
Complete E-Fest Digital Speaker Release Form   Form to be provided by ASME staff  3/3/2023
Elimination Round Submission Deadline  Form to be provided by ASME staff by 11:59 pm ET 3/6/2023
Elimination Rounds (via Zoom) Zoom link to be provided by ASME staff 3/12/2023
Complete E-Fest Digital Speaker Release Form for Finals Form to be provided by ASME staff 3/20/2023
FINAL live races (via Zoom) Zoom link to be provided by ASME staff 3/25/2023

Questions

Questions may be directed to efests@asme.org.