July 30 – August 5, 2018
SSC Pacific TRANSDEC Facility | San Diego, CA

The 21st RoboSub Competition took place at the SSC Pacific TRANSDEC facility in San Diego, CA. With 47 teams representing Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, and the United States of America and territories.

Final Standings

1st Place ($7,000): Harbin Engineering University

2nd Place ($6,000): National University of Singapore

3rd Place-Tie ($2,500): California Institute of Technology

3rd Place-Tie ($2,500): École de Technologie Supérieure

Special Awards

Best First-Time Entry ($500): University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Sportsmanship ($500): École de Technologie Supérieure

Best Knowledge Transfer ($500): Texas A&M University

Resource Sharing ($500): Washington State University

Perseverance ($500): University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Partnership ($500): San Diego Robotics 101

Best Video ($500): University of Alberta

Best Presenter ($500): The Ohio State University

Best Use of Simulation ($500): Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

IEEE Innovation Award ($300): Oregon Institute of Technology

Download the 2018 RoboSub Detail Scores

Download the 2018 RoboSub Mission and Scoring document

Download the 2018 Technical Design Report Criteria

RoboSub 2018 Playlist

RoboSub 2018 Photo Album


Congratulations to all the 2018 teams!

A special thank you to the 2018 RoboSub volunteers, judges & sponsors that made this event possible.

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