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MathWorks Minidrone Competition

RMIT 2021 | Virtual

Learn how to develop an autonomous minidrone line follower and develop key skills like Model-Based Design relevant to the industry—all while having fun using drones!

The application deadline has passed for this competition.

RMIT 2021 Competition Details

Round 1 | Simulation

Develop path planning, image processing, and control systems for a minidrone line follower in simulations

Round 2 | Showcase

Submit a video presentation of your approach used in the simulation round and participate in an audience Q&A session

This competition is open to students from all Australian Universities

Get Ready to Fly

1. Apply to receive all the competition materials. 

2. Watch the MathWorks Minidrone Competition video series to better understand the competition details.

3. Review the competition rules and guidelines.

4. Complete MATLAB Onramp, Simulink Onramp, and Stateflow Onramp courses before starting to work on your algorithm.

Competition Timeline




06 December 2021, 1:00 p.m. EST
Simulation Submission

20 December 2021

Finalists Declaration 24 January 2022
Video Submission 11 February 2022
Final Round 25 February 2022

No paticipation fees

Free Self-Paced Tutorials

Complimentary MathWorks software