The Construct Presents

in association with Cyberbotics

© 2015 The Construct Sim. All rights reserved.

 Learn about robots, build your controllers, simulate your environments...


and win a trip to Hawaii!!!


How Does It Work?

This is a competition to create the fastest simulated Nao robot that runs the 100 meters.

The creator of fastest controller, will win a trip to Hawaii.

Step 1

Use the provided 

Nao robot

Webots simulation

Step 2

Analyze the default

Python walking


Step 3

Improve the

walking controller

or create one new

(Learn how here)

Step 4

Win a trip to

Hawaii and a


Check the current status of the competition in the Leaderboard

Learn how the contest works in the video webinar below
Read more about the contest in
this article.
Run the robot race in your own computer.
Learn how here.

What some roboticists say about it

Cecilio Angulo | Prof., UPC

Using challenges is a great method to motivate students into technological areas

Diego Pardo | Postdoc, ETH

A great and entertaining way to introduce yourself into the universe of legged robots 

Joan Oliver | R.M., Inst. Robotics

An accessible opportunity for walking researchers to compare each other advances

Fill in the form below to be enrolled.

You will receive full instructions in your email.

The Robot Race to Hawaii Contest

When Does The Contest Start?

The contest will end December the 30th of 2015. You can participate at any stage of the contest (the sooner the more chances to win)

Have questions? Post them at the contest forum

Do you accept the challenge?