Important Dates To Note:
November 3, 2017: Registration Deadline (see below for details)

December 1, 2017:  Submission of Preliminary Design Review (details to be posted soon)

March 2, 2018:  System Acceptance Review (details to be posted in early 2018)

URC2018 Teams - Are you ready for the challenge?

There are four steps to the registration process:

1. Complete the Registration Form via this link. (Link takes you to a Google Docs form.)
    Must be completed by the Student Team Lead!

2. Pay the Application Fee.  The application fee is $105 (USD).  Please make your payment via the PayPal Donate button below.  Please include a note with your payment stating "URC2018" and your team's name ("Add special instructions to the seller").  Keep a copy of the confirmation for your records.

3. Sign Up for the URC-Announce email list.  All competition email will be sent via this list:
https://groups.google.com/a/marssociety.org/group/URC-Announce/subscribe

4. Read


Registration Questions
Is there a registration fee?  Yes, there is an initial application fee of $105 (USD), which will be payable online.  Teams that are selected to attend URC2018 following the System Acceptance Review will be required to pay a subsequent registration fee of $185 (USD).
 
Are international teams permitted?  Yes, with the exception of countries facing certain sanctions with the United States that would prevent URC registration and participation.
 
When will registration close?  Consistent with section 1.i of the rules, teams must register no later than November 3, 2017.
 
Should we start work on our systems before we register?  Yes - you should start as soon as possible!  Uncertain where to begin?  Read our advice page!
 
Is there a limit to the number of teams that can register for URC2018?  No; however there is now a competitive downselection process that is outlined in Section 1.i of the rules.  We anticipate that 30 teams will pass the System Acceptance Review and be invited to attend URC2018.
 
What else do I need to do?  If you haven't done so yet, please make sure that you have signed up for the URC-Announce email list.