XRC: ASME Extended Reality Challenge

ATTENTION E-FESTERS!  Please read this important announcement about ASME E-Fests® in 2022

ASME E-Fest Digital (March 25-26, 2022) and affiliated competitions will NOT be held in-person.  They will continue to be virtual for academic year ’21-’22.  

For more information about ASME’s virtual approach to events and meetings, visit https://www.asme.org/anywhere.

What is the Extended Reality Challenge & Prizes

The ASME Extended Reality Challenge is our FULLY DIGITAL competition, and the 2022 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 in March 2022 (dates/times TBA)



1st place - $250

2nd place - $150

3rd place - $75

2022 ASME Extended Reality Challenge: Autonomous Racing Rules & Deadlines

Download the 2022 ASME XRC rules.

Register for E-Fest Digital 2022

Access to the virtual event platform will be made available to teams after they register and beginning Feb. 8th.

**ONE Team Captain must register the vehicle.  All team members must also register individually.



Questions may be directed to efests@asme.org.