International Aerial Robotics Competition

International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) is the longest running collegiate aerial competition in the world. The primary purpose of the IARC is to move the state-of-the-art in aerial robotics forward through the creation of significant and useful mission challenges that are considered 'impossible' at the time that they are proposed.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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MATLAB and Simulink

Robotics Arena

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, and speed up development for student competitions in robotics and unmanned systems.

Video Tutorials for Your Team

Interactive Online Tutorials

Learn by doing! Our 2-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

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Racing Lounge Blog

Learn more about best practices and teamwork for student competitions.

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The Winner's Circle

See how students are winning competitions worldwide with MATLAB and Simulink.

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