Competition Rule Book

The updated UAV Competition rulebook (v2.0, 2022-04-01) is now available. Changes from the previous version are marked in red. Please note that this document is subject to change, refinement and development.

Clarifications and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available on this web page (see below).

The initial version of the rule book was v1.0, released on January 28, 2022.

Technical description and software on GitHub

As of February 1, 2022, the repository containing technical description and software is available on GitHub:

In case of issues with the installation, or if any clarifications are required with respect to the technical details, please use Github issues or discussions, according to instructions here:

GitHub Competition Discussions

We will be using Discussions to manage your feedback, answer your questions regarding the scenarios, provide clarifications on the rules and scoring, provide additional technical details and so on.

Questions via e-mail

Alternatively, questions may also be sent to the official competition e-mail address:

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UAV Competition FAQ

Teams are allowed to have one team advisor who will be recognized as a team member.
Yes, we make no distinction between B. Sc. and B. Tech.
Yes! More details will be announced as soon the financial details are sorted out.
After the team lock-in deadline (April 15th), no further changes to team members will be allowed.
In both phases of the competition, you can assume that the pose of the UAV is known in a world coordinate frame. In the simulation phase Gazebo pose is used, while for the finals we will have Optitrack motion capture system set up in the arena.
As of now, we do not plan to support remote participation in the finals.
The participation in the simulation phase does not mean you will have to come to ICUAS. Your results from the simulation phase will remain even if you cannot make it, at least as a humble brag.