Hitch Compete

Hitch Interactive sponsors world-class STEAM competitions to bring the experience in technology innovation and real-world practices to the next level. Our learners will be able to compete with their peers on the world stage and examine the mastery of their knowledge and skills. Hitch Interactive further rewards top performers in the competitions by promoting their technical papers, engineering innovations, and personal stories.

Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR)

The Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR) is a global invitational AI Racing tournament founded and officially endorsed by Berkeley University. ROAR is one of the leading AI racing competitions that provide a low-cost platform for competition, education, and research. By participating in ROAR, contestants from around the world will have their official scores recognized on Berkeley’s ROAR website: roar.berkeley.edu. Winning solutions will also receive invitations to publish their code and technical papers on UC Berkeley’s official website.’’ The Berkeley ROAR Competition offers one of the leading benchmarks for students, from K-12 to university-level, to showcase their capabilities in AI and STEM.

Indy Autonomous Challenge​​

Indy Autonomous Challenge is the world’s premier self-driving racing event where the leading universities and research institutions showcase the limitless possibilities of AI through their development of autonomous race cars. The competition pushes the boundaries of head-to-head autonomous racing and showcases the future of autonomous mobility. Nine IAC teams from around the world compete in a series of challenges to advance technologies that can increase the safety and performance of fully autonomous vehicles in the most challenging scenarios.

Our Student’s Success Stories

2022 ROAR S1/S2-series First Place Winner: Highschool Team Saves Time with Off-road Routes & Tuning

First Place Award: Daniel Chuang, Lacy Wang, Chris Wang

Technical Report: https://roar.berkeley.edu/first-place-solution-in-summer-2022-roar-s1-s2-series/

2021 ROAR S2-series First Place Winner: High School Rookies team

First Place Award: Peter Peng, Rooney Xu, Charlie Sun, Amanda Chiang, William Situ

Technical Report:  https://roar.berkeley.edu/first-place-solution-in-2021-summer-roar-s2-series/

2020 ROAR S1-series Second Place Winner and Fastest Single Lap Award Winner: Yali High School team

Second Place and Fastest Single-Lap Awards: Deng Shuwen, Wu Zheyuan, Zang Linfeng, Team Yali Highschool

Technical Report:https://roar.berkeley.edu/roar-robot-open-autonomous-racing-experience/

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