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URC2017 Schedule

*Note: Teams must check in either Wednesday or Thursday.  Teams are also required to have at least one driver participate in a driving tour of the route to MDRS.  This will be a guided caravan for teams to learn the route, which can be challenging.

The Task Schedule has been posted!  Please note that, while unlikely, this schedule may change.

Wednesday, May 31
4:00pm - 5:30pm Early Check-in Period, Hanksville Town Building

Thursday, June 1
6:30am Final Check-in, Hanksville Town Building (NOT for teams with early start times on Thursday)
7:00am - 5:00pm URC Competition Events
10:00am Check-In for Non-Competing Teams, Hanksville Town Building
6:00pm - 8:00pm Meet & Greet and Rover Showcase Hosted by Protocase, NEW LOCATION: Hanksville Emergency Services Building

The Thursday Meet & Greet will now take place at the Hanksville Emergency Services Building

Hanksville Emergency Services Building



Friday, June 2
7:00am - 5:00pm URC Competition Tasks

Saturday, June 3
7:00am - 5:00pm URC Competition Tasks
5:00pm - 8:00pm URC Bar-B-Que and Awards Ceremony (this is a casual event)


Please note the following points regarding the competition schedule:
  • Pay careful attention to the 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz sub-bands allocated to your stations throughout the event (if your team is operating in those frequency bands).
  • The time range listed for the Autonomous Traversal Task is approximate, and will vary depending upon the number of stages teams reach.  There are 3 stages total for this task.
  • Please note that for the Sample Cache Task, your team has two time slots.  The first is for your rover's on-course time.  The second is for your team's laboratory analysis and field briefing to the judges.
  • There are 4 sites where your team will compete:
    • Hab Site - Located at MDRS
    • South Site - Located approximately 1 km south of MDRS
    • North Site - Located approximately 1 km north of MDRS
    • Hanksville Town Building - Located in Hanksville
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