Team Info

Is your team new to URC?

Interested in robotics, space exploration, and out-of-this-world challenges? Welcome to the University Rover Challenge!

URC kicks off each September with the release of our rules for the next year. Teams must register by the deadline (October 27, 2021) to be eligible to compete, but should begin work as soon as possible! Other important steps:

99 Teams, 15 Countries - Meet the Teams!





Czech Republic


  • Pharaohs Team; Military Technical College


  • Mars Rover MUJ; Manipal University Jaipur

  • Project Kratos; BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus



  • Team Anveshak; Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • Team Robocon IIT Roorkee; Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

  • Team RoverX; VIT University

  • Team Vyadh ; Vellore Institute of Technology - Vellore

  • Zephyr; National Institute of Technology, Karnataka - Surathkal


  • Observatory Team; Al Balqa Applied University Faculty Engineering Technology


  • Deep Space; Tecnológico de Monterrey

  • EagleX; Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Querétaro

  • QT-1 UdeG Space; Universidad de Guadalajara


  • Quantum Robotics; Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, campus Estado de México

  • UNAM Space; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


  • Kamayuc; Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería


  • AGH Space Systems; AGH University of Science and Technology

  • Argo Team; Białystok University of Tehnology

  • IMPULS; Politechnika Swietokrzyska

  • KNR Rover Team; Warsaw University of Technology

  • Legendary Rover Team; Rzeszow University of Technology

  • PCz Rover Team; Czestochowa University of Technology

  • Project Scorpio; Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

  • SSA WUT (Students' Space Association of the Warsaw University of Technology); Warsaw University of Technology



  • Akdeniz Rover Team; Akdeniz University

  • GTU Rover; Gebze Technical University

  • İTÜ Rover Team; Istanbul Technical University

  • Kapsul Rover Team; Konya Technical University, Necmettin Erbakan University, KTO Karatay University, Konya Food and Agriculture University, Gebze Technical University, Gelisim University, Anatolian University

  • METU ROVER; Middle East Technical University

  • OzU Rover Team ; Özyeğin University

  • SuRover; Sabanci University

  • Yıldız Rover; Yıldız Technical University

United Kingdom

United States

  • ASTRA; University of Alabama in Huntsville

  • BILL-EE; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

  • Binghamton University Rover Team; Binghamton University, State University of New York

  • Boiler Robotics Club; Purdue

  • BU Mars Rover ; Boston University

  • BYU Mars Rover; Brigham Young University

  • Cornell Mars Rover; Cornell University

  • CU Rover Team; University of Colorado Boulder

  • GREEN-W1NG; University of North Texas

  • Husky Robotics; University of Washington

  • Iceberg Robotics; University of Alaska

  • KU Rover Club; University of Kansas, School of Engineering

  • Lehigh University Space Initiative (LUSI); Lehigh University

  • Liberty University Vanguard; Liberty University

  • Mars Rover Design Team; Missouri University of Science & Technology

  • MAVRIC; Iowa State University

  • Michigan Mars Rover Team; University of Michigan

  • Mountaineer Robotics ; West Virginia University

  • NIU Mars Rover Team; Northern Illinois University

  • Northeastern University Mars Rover Team; Northeastern University

  • Persistence; Utah State University

  • RIT Space Exploration; Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Robotics at Iowa; The University of Iowa

  • Rose-Hulman Rover Team; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

  • Rover Team at UT Arlington; University of Texas at Arlington

  • SC Robotics; Saddleback College

  • SJSU Robotics; San Jose State University

  • Sooner Rover Team; University of Oklahoma

  • STAC Rover; University of California Berkeley

  • Stanford Student Robotics; Stanford University

  • Sun Devil Robotics; Arizona State University

  • Tacoma Dawgs Robotics; University of Washington Tacoma

  • Titan Rover; California State University, Fullerton

  • VIP Team RoSE; University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Wisconsin Robotics; University Of Wisconsin Madison

  • WSU Everett; Washington State University Everett

  • Yonder Dynamics; University of California, San Diego

Upcoming Important Dates

April 29, 2022: RF Communications Details Submission Deadline

May 11, 2022: Travel Team Details Submission Deadline

May 11, 2022: Event Registration Fee Payment Deadline

May 21, 2022: Science Plan Submission Deadline

May 23, 2022: Financial Report Submission Deadline

May 23, 2022: Individual Attendee Registration Deadline

COVID-19 Policy

All teams and individuals attending the URC2022 Finals should review the COVID-19 page, which has been updated with key information, to include COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements.

URC2022 Registration Questions

Is there a registration fee? Yes, there is an initial application fee of $107 (USD), which will be payable online. Teams that are selected to attend the URC2022 Finals following the System Acceptance Review will be required to pay a subsequent event registration fee of $285.

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.a.i of the rules, teams must register no later than October 27, 2021. There will be no exceptions granted.

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 URC2022? No; however there is a competitive down-selection process that is outlined in Section 1.a of the rules. We anticipate that 36 teams will pass the System Acceptance Review and be invited to attend URC2022.

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.