1st Annual Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition

Waurn Ponds Campus - Deakin University
28 November - 2 December 2013

The AGVC is an annual event sponsored by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation intended to stimulate robotics related research in Australian tertiary institutions

The following teams will compete in the 2013 AGVC.

Trial & ErrorANU
University of WollongongUniversity of Wollongong
Order 66Deakin University
DynamicRMIT (Team 1)
Team RedbackFlinders University
Deakin U 3rd Year RoboticsDeakin University
University of QueenslandUniversity of Queensland
UNSW Mechatronics Team 1UNSW
UNSW Machatronics Team 2UNSW
UWA RoboticsUniversity of WA
Team ZelosUniversity of Adelaide
TeslaRMIT (Team 2)

Technical Reports Due 22nd November 2013

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About AGVC 2013

The theme for AGVC 2013 is ‘Autonomous Navigation’.
The competition comprises three stages:

• Technical qualification which tests the vehicle and team compliance with the competition rules.
• Auto Navigation Test
• Design Competition


Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams:
st Place: $ 15, 000 plus two economy return airfares to compete at IGVC in the USA and $2, 000 towards expenses.
nd Place: $ 10, 000
rd Place: $ 5, 000

Innovation Award
At the discretion of the judging panel an award of up to $5,000 will be made to recognise particularly innovative ideas or technologies.

Research Grants

Following submission of completed entry forms the organising committee may choose to award research grants of up to $1500 to teams whose approach is considered to be of particular interest.

Latest News!

An extension for submission of entry forms has been granted.
Submission of completed entry forms:      15th August, 2013
Research Awards notified:                           23
rd August, 2013


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General Inquiries and Entry Lodgement


Technical Inquiries:

Dr James Mullins, CISR Deakin University- Waurn Ponds, Geelong Victoria 3216
phone: (03) 5227 3384

Dr Arthur Filippidis, Land Operations Division DSTO, Edinburgh, SA 5111
phone: (08)7389 4849

email: arthur.filippidis@dsto.defence.gov.au