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History of IGVC

History of IGVC

Previous Awards

IGVC Awards

Auto-Nav Competition Standard Awards*

1st Place

$10,000

2nd Place

$5,000

3rd Place

$4,000

4th Place

$3,000

5th Place

$2,000

6th Place

$1,000

Nominal Award Money**

(Short of money barrel)

1st Place

$3,000

2nd Place

$2,000

3rd Place

$1,000

4th Place

$750

5th Place

$500

6th Place

$250

Design Competition Standard Awards*

1st Place

$3,000

2nd Place

$2,000

3rd Place

$1,000

4th Place

$750

5th Place

$500

6th Place

$250

Nominal Award Money**

(Vehicle did not qualify)

1st Place

$600

2nd Place

$500

3rd Place

$400

4th Place

$300

5th Place

$200

6th Place

$100

JAUS Challenge Standard Awards*

1st Place

$1,000

2nd Place

$800

3rd Place

$600

4th Place

$400

5th Place

$300

6th Place

$200

Nominal Award Money**

(Vehicle did not qualify)

1st Place

$600

2nd Place

$500

3rd Place

$400

4th Place

$300

5th Place

$200

6th Place

$100

Rookie-of-the-Year Award***

The Rookie-of-the-Year Award will be given out to a team from a new school competing for the first time ever or a school that has not participated in the last five competitions (for this year the team would be eligible if they haven’t competed since the sixteenth IGVC in 2008). To win the Rookie-of-the-Year Award the team must be the best of the eligible teams competing and perform to the minimum standards of the following events. In the Design Competition you must pass Qualification and in the Auto-Nav Challenge you must pass the Rookie Barrel. The winner of the Rookie-of-the-Year Award will receive $1,000 in award money; in the case the minimum requirements are not met the best of the eligible teams competing will receive $500.

Grand Award

The Grand Award trophies will be, presented to the top three teams that perform the best overall (combined scores per below), in all three competitions. For each competition, points will be awarded to each team, below is a breakdown of the points.

Standard Grand Award Points****

Competition

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Sixth

Auto-Nav

48

40

32

24

16

8

Design

24

20

16

12

8

4

JAUS

24

20

16

12

8

4

Nominal Grand Award Points*****

Competition

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Sixth

Auto-Nav

24

20

16

12

8

4

Design

12

10

8

6

4

2

JAUS

12

10

8

6

4

2

*The team must pass the Money Barrel in the Auto-Nav Challenge and qualify in the Design Competition and JAUS Challenge, to be eligible for Standard Award Money.

**The team must qualify to be eligible for the Nominal Award Money in the Auto-Nav Challenge, and have their vehicle present for the Design Competition and JAUS Challenge.

***A School is only eligible Rookie-of-the-Year Award Money if they haven’t competed since the sixteenth IGVC in 2008.

**** The team must pass the Money Barrel in the Auto-Nav Challenge and qualify in the Design Competition and JAUS Challenge, to be eligible for Standard Grand Award Points.

***** The team must qualify to be eligible for the Nominal Grand Award Points in the Auto-Nav Challenge and have their vehicle present for the Design Competition and JAUS Challenge.

 

IGVC Articles

Select From the Years Available

2008 Article: 1

2007 Article: 1

2006 Article: 1

2004 Article: 1

2003 Article: 1

2000 Article: 1

1999 Articles: 1, 2, 3, 4

1998 Articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

1997 Articles: 1, 2, 3

1996 Article: 1

1995 Articles: 1, 2, 3, 4

1993 Articles: 1, 2