Hyperloop Pod Competition

Hyperloop Pod Competition is held by SpaceX first time in 2015. The competition’s goal is to support the development of functional prototypes and encourage innovation by challenging student teams to design and build the best high-speed pod. The competition was judged solely on one criteria: maximum speed with successful deceleration (i.e. without crashing).

More information will be updated after the school starts on September 26, 2019

Robobrawl

Robobrawl is an annual combat robotics event that takes place each year during the Engineering Open House on the University of Illinois campus. The event consists of a double-elimination tournament over the two days of Engineering Open House where each team battles for dominance. The current format consists of 30-pound combat robots fighting in a 16′ x 16′ arena.

More information will be updated after the school starts on September 26, 2019

Midwestern Robotics Design Competition 2020

Midwestern Robotics Design Competition (MRDC) is a yearly robotics competition held at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign among different colleges and universities in the Midwest. MRDC is an objective-based and timed competition, and the rules vary each year. Compared to most robotics competitions, either land and aerial robots (drones) can be entered. Every last day of the event, teams has the option to join the Demolition Round where there is only one goal – Stay Alive; Destroy Robots. MRDC was EDT’s first and longest-running competition since the organization’s inception, and also the competition where the organization gets the most of its awards and achievements. 

More information will be updated after the school starts on September 26, 2019