Robotathon: A RAS hosted and organized event, in which several teams compete to complete several checkpoints through the use of their robots. More on the competition can be found here.
Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC): An outdoor autonomous navigation and vision challenge with over 40 universities from around the world, held in Michigan. Here's a link to the RAS IGVG Blog!
IEEE Region V – Robotics: A robotics competition with over 40 universities around the southwest states, usually held at different university each year. Here is the most recent competition's rules.
Convention for Unconventional Robotic Movement (CURM): A RAS hosted and organized event, in which indivudials create robots to simulate walking or crawling. More on the competition can be found here.
Mercury Robotics Competition: This is a description of the competition. More on the competition can be found here.
DPRG RoboRama: A small scale robotics competition with various levels of robot challenges held in Dallas, Texas.
Red Bull Creation: An innovation competition putting makers, hackers, and inventors against each other to create anything they please.
FIRST Robotics: Our members volunteer for 6 weeks to mentor high school students in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
BEST Robotics: Our members volunteer for 6 weeks to mentor high school students in the BEST Robotics Competition.
The Austin Children’s Museum: demonstrating our robots and describing the engineering problem solving process to children attending their robot camps
Anderson High School Robotics: mentoring their robotics team in BEST, FIRST, and other robotics competitions.
The College of Engineering at UT Austin: various outreach events, including Explore UT, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, and work with Cheryl Farmer, Senior Program Coordinator – Engineering Education Outreach.
Spring Loaded Trampoline Park
Hot Lava Obstacle Course
Board Game Nights
IGVC JAUS Level 1 Award; BlastyRAS, IEEE Region V – 5th Best Run – Whiny 1.1, FIRST – Rookie All-Star Award, Nationals Qualification -TinMan
IGVC – Highest Rookie Score – RASlow, IEEE Region V – Final Qualification, 4th Highest Score – Whiny, DPRG – Outdoor Long Haul, 2nd Place – RASlow, BEST – BEST Mentor Award
DPRG – RoboRama, 2nd Place
IEEE Region V – Finals Qualification – Kim Smith