Competition 2011

Name

AUVSI and ONR’s 14th International RoboSub Competition [official website]

Host organizations

  • AUVSI : Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • ONR : Office of Naval Research

Place

Spawar Systems Center in San Diego, California, USA

Date

July 12 – July 17, 2011

Mission run-down

  1. Navigate through underwater gate
  2. Inspect a pipeline and follow it
  3. Find and hit 2 buoys of a specific color
  4. Drop 2 markers in bins with a specific shape
  5. Naviate through a love lane
  6. Send a torpedo shape projectile in a heart shape cutout
  7. Locate acoustic beacon (pinger) and navigate towards it
  8. Pick up a PVC structure (vase)
  9. Transport the PVC structure to another acoustic beacon
  10. Surface within a specific zone over the acoustic beacon with PVC structure
  11. Release the PVC structure

Consult the official mission specifications and rules

General layout of the arena

Competition results


Final Rankings

  • 1st: ÉTS Team SONIA ($7,000)
  • 2nd: Cornell University ($4,000)
  • 3rd: University of Florida ($3,000)
  • 4th: Reykjavik University ($2,000)
  • 5th: University of Maryland ($500)
  • 6th: University of Rhode Island ($500)


Static Judging Rankings

  • 1st: ÉTS Team SONIA
  • 2nd: Cornell University
  • 3rd: University of Florida
  • 4th: Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • 5th: University of Central Florida
  • 6th: Reykjavik University


Tasks Accomplished during Finals by SONIA

  • Gate
  • One buoy
  • First lovers lane
  • One correct marker and one incorrect marker in bins
  • Surface within correct octagon
  • Surface with the vase
  • Drop the vase

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