International Robotics Competition 2021

"Cruise to the Park" Challenge

Put your coding and AI skills to the test!

  • Join from anywhere in the world
  • Junior league grades 4 - 6
  • Senior league grades 7 - 12
  • Code in either Python or block coding in Blockly

Develop Coding + AI Skills

Use Python or Blockly to solve the challenges, and use AI to teach Zumi to recognize colors and traffic signs

Participate from anywhere

No need to travel! You can participate right from home or your local classroom.

Collaborate with friends

Team up with your friends and make a team to come up with the best solutions to each of the challenges


Sep 30, 2021

Preliminary video submission deadline

Oct 2021
(To be determined)

Preliminary results announced

Oct 27 - 30, 2021

Invitational finals, live video calls

Nov 2021
(To be determined)

Final results announced


The three winners of the competition will be awarded cash prizes! Amounts are listed in USD as shown below, and the winners will be announced after the finals have been scored.

Competition Resources

Checkd out our competition lessons to learn the skills you'll need to complete the challenges, get yourself a competition field, or review the rules.

The Rules

Learn the rules of the challenge, and how points are scored

Competition Lessons

Learn the coding and AI skills you'll need to complete the challenges. Competition-specific lessons coming soon.