Challenge 2016

Results of the agBOT Challenge 2016

First Place granted $50,000: Awarded to University of Regina

Second Place granted $30,000: Awarded to Purdue/South Newton

Third Place granted $20,000: Tie for Third, Awarded to Muchowski Farms and PeeDee Precision Ag


Winners - Regina


agBOT Challenge 2016 Events

Hackathon I: Competition to develop software logistics for data management and software to track seed details from supplier to farmer to tender to planter to soil

Hackathon II: Competition to develop software, data management and connectivity solutions for the sensing, scanning, and mapping abilities of their robots and drones

NextGen Expo: Over 1,000 youth and leaders from FFA, 4H, Engineering, Schools, Robotics and Computer Science attended site for guided tour and interactive sessions with teams and sponsors

Main Event: Teams onsite at Gerrish Farms in Rockville Indiana compete, showcasing their unmanned robotic equipment capable of seeding


agBOT Challenge 2016 Competitors

Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis

Michigan State

University of Regina

Virginia Tech

Muchowski Farms

PeeDee Precision Ag

Ohio State

Case Western Reserve

Purdue/South Newton

Grit Robotics

Colorado Mesa


agBOT Challenge 2016 Hosts

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agBOT Challenge 2016 Sponsors


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