TaT 2023 invites prospective student teams to submit and participate in the competition and win prizes!
Student teams must include two or more high school, college, or university students, including all majors. Students can be at any level of their academic studies. Read more about the eligibility and competition rules here.
Submissions must be based on the following categories,
Category 1: Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning Technology
Category 2: Games, Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology
Category 3: Drones, Robots, Embedded and Autonomous Systems
Team Awards (including certificate of achievement)
*Categories are final; Submissions will be evaluated based on the students class: 1) High-school teams, 2) College/University teams
Eligibility Criteria and Competition Rules
Using Technology against Tornado with Two Core Values: Student-centered Teams & Open-source Development
Every team must include two or more High-school, College, or university students and one faculty mentor. Competition organizers reserve the right to request documentation for eligibility verifications.
The competition's spirit emphasizes open-source development to help our communities battle against tornadoes. The teams must abide by the public release of their work through the competition media (publications, photography and video production, cloud or GitHub repository, open-access publications, creative commons license release of codes, and through our sponsor's guidelines).
Initial Proposal Submission
Every team must submit an initial intent letter, a single two-pages pdf file, including the following,
Page 1 includes the following items:
Team title and project title (project title must be self-explanatory)
Team member's full name and email address
Faculty mentor's full name and university email address
Corresponding member and email address
Page 2 includes the proposed project summary discussing:
problem definition and intellectual merit of the proposed solution
impact on the battle against the tornadoes
Upon technical committee review, once selected for the next submission round, every team chosen must proceed with a final submission (including graphical abstract and demonstration video - Further instructions and requirements will be communicated on time).
Once notified as a finalist, every team must plan for an in-person demo and poster day on the competition day.
There is No Fee to register teams for the competition or participate; however, finalist teams must present and demonstrate in person on the competition day to become eligible as an award winner.
Nov. 01, 2022 Submission of Two-pages Intent Letter (rolling review)
March 14, 2023 March 21, 2023 Submission of Final Material (extended)
March 21, 2023 March 23, 2023 Finalists Announced (updated)
April 21, 2023 TaT'23 Competition Day
*All dates are final.