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AWS DeepRacer Student League Beta

Introduce your students to the AWS DeepRacer Student League and lead your school to victory at AWS re:Invent 2021. The top school will earn $10,000 in computer science grants from AWS to benefit enrollment and accessibility for underrepresented students in your computer science department, a custom AWS DeepRacer track kit, and a fleet of DeepRacer devices for going hands-on to teach machine learning. 

Your students have the opportunity to win $1,000 scholarships, AWS DeepRacer devices, custom merchandise, and a trip to compete in the AWS DeepRacer League global Championships at AWS re:Invent. Build a team today with AWS Academy. There is no cost to join and each student will receive $100 in AWS credits to train and compete. 

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AWS Academy provides higher education institutions with a free, ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum that prepares students to pursue industry-recognized certifications and in-demand cloud jobs. 

Before you start racing, check below to see if your school uses AWS Academy. If your school is not yet an AWS Academy member, see FAQs page for next steps.

  • Canada
    Institution Name City State/Province
    Athabasca University Athabasca Alberta
    Bow Valley College Calgary Alberta
    British Columbia Institute of Technology Burnaby British Columbia
    Champlain College Saint-Lambert Quebec
    College of the North Atlantic  St. John's  Newfoundland and Labrador 
    Dalhousie University  Halifax  Nova Scotia 
    Durham College Oshawa Ontario
    Ecole de Technologie Superieure Montreal Quebec
    Georgian College Barrie Ontario
    Humber College Toronto Ontario
    Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Edmonton Alberta
    Nova Scotia Community College  Halifax  Nova Scotia 
    Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Calgary Alberta
    University of British Columbia Vancouver British Columbia
  • United States
    Institution Name City State/Province
    Alabama State University Montgomery Alabama
    Amarillo College Amarillo Texas
    American National University  Salem  Virginia 
    American Public University System Charles Town West Virginia
    Arapahoe Community College Littleton Colorado
    Arizona State University Mesa Arizona
    Army Financial Management & Comptroller Washington District of Columbia
    Ashland Community & Technical College Grayson Kentucky
    Auburn University Auburn Alabama
    Augusta Technical College  Augusta  Georgia 
    Austin Community College Austin Texas
    Ball State University Muncie Indiana
    Bates Technical College Tacoma Washington
    Baton Rouge Community College  Baton Rouge  Louisiana 
    Bellevue College Bellevue Washington
    Boise State University Boise Idaho
    Borough of Manhattan Community College New York New York
    Bridgerland Technical College  Logan  Utah 
    Brigham Young University Provo Utah
    Brigham Young University - Hawaii Laie Hawaii
    Brigham Young University - Idaho Rexburg Idaho
    Broward College Fort Lauderdale Florida
    Bucks County Community College Newtown Pennsylvania
    Cal Poly Pomona Pomona California
    California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo California
    California State University Fullerton Fullerton California
    California State University, Channel Islands Camarillo California
    California State University, Chico Chico California
    California State University, Northridge Northridge California
    Carroll Community College Westminster Maryland
    Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria Louisiana
    Chabot College Hayward California
    Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga California
    City University of Seattle (CityU) Seattle Washington
    Clemson University Clemson South Carolina
    Coastline Community College Garden Grove California
    Coconino Community College Flagstaff Arizona
    Code Platoon Chicago Illinois
    CODEIT Newark New Jersey
    College of San Mateo San Mateo California
    College of Southern Maryland La Plata Maryland
    College of the Desert Palm Desert California
    Collin College Plano Texas
    Columbus State Community College Columbus Ohio
    Community College of Allegheny County Oakdale Pennsylvania
    Community College of Vermont Montpelier Vermont
    Cogswell College  San Jose  California 
    Colorado Christian University  Lakewood  Colorado 
    Cuesta College San Luis Obispo California
    Dallas College Dallas Texas
    Daytona State College Daytona Beach Florida
    Delaware Technical Community College Dover Delaware
    Delgado Community College New Orleans Louisiana
    DeVry University Naperville Illinois
    Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill California
    Digital Film Academy - Code Immersives New York New York
    Dixie State University St. George Utah
    Duke University Durham North Carolina
    Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis Minnesota
    Durham Technical Community College Durham North Carolina
    East Carolina University Greenville North Carolina
    Eastern Florida State College Melbourne Florida
    Eastern Maine Community College Bangor Maine
    Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Michigan
    ECPI University Virginia Beach Virginia
    Edmonds College Lynnwood Washington
    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown Kentucky
    Emory University Atlanta Georgia
    Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville North Carolina
    Ferris State University Big Rapids Michigan
    Florida International University Miami Florida
    Fort Hays State University Hays Kansas
    FUHSD Adult School Cupertino California
    FVI School of Technology Miramar Florida
    Gateway Community and Technical College  Covington  Kentucky 
    Gateway Technical College Racine Wisconsin
    George Mason University Fairfax Virginia
    Germanna Community College Fredericksburg Virginia
    Glendale Community College Glendale California
    Glendale Community College Arizona Glendale Arizona
    Green River College Auburn Washington
    Gwinnett Technical College  Lawrenceville  Georgia 
    Hampton University Hampton Virginia
    Herzing University Menomonee Falls Wisconsin
    Hillsborough Community College Tampa Florida
    Hocking College Nelsonville Ohio
    Honolulu Community College - University of Hawaii Honolulu Hawaii
    Houston Community College Houston Texas
    Illinois State University Normal Illinois
    ImpactTek Annandale Virginia
    Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis Indiana
    John Tyler Community College Midlothian Virginia
    Kellogg Community College Battle Creek Michigan
    Kennedy-King College Chicago Illinois
    Lab Four Professional Development Center Memphis Tennessee
    Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland Washington
    Lambda School Pleasanton California
    Lane Community College Eugene Oregon
    Las Positas College Livermore California
    Lewis University Romeoville Illinois
    Lone Star College - Continuing Education and Corporate College The Woodlands Texas
    Long Beach City College Long Beach California
    Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills California
    Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe Louisiana
    Louisiana State University Baton Rouge Louisiana
    Loyola University Maryland Baltimore Maryland
    Macomb Community College Warren Michigan
    Madison Area Technical College Madison Wisconsin
    Maricopa Community College District Tempe Arizona
    Mercer County Community College West Windsor New Jersey
    Mesa Community College Mesa Arizona
    Metropolitan Community College Omaha Nebraska
    Miami Dade College Miami Florida
    Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee Wisconsin
    Monroe Community College Rochester New York
    Montgomery College Germantown Maryland
    Moore Norman Technology Center Norman Oklahoma
    Moorpark College Moorpark California
    Morehouse College  Atlanta  Georgia 
    Mountainland Technical College Lehi Utah
    Mt. Hood Community College Gresham Oregon
    MTI College Sacramento California
    Murray State University Murray Kentucky
    Nashville State Community College Nashville Tennessee
    National Center for Urban Solutions, TEC Columbus Ohio
    Navy Information Warfare Center Atlantic Hanahan South Carolina
    Nebula Academy Syosset New York
    Neumont College of Computer Science Salt Lake City Utah
    New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich Rhode Island
    North Central Texas College  Corinth  Texas 
    North Seattle College Seattle Washington
    Northeastern University Boston Massachusetts
    Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Virginia
    Northern Wyoming Community College District Sheridan Wyoming
    Northshore Technical Community College Lacombe Louisiana
    Northwest Vista College San Antonio Texas
    Northwestern Chicago Illinois
    Northwestern State University Natchitoches Louisiana
    Oakland University Rochester Michigan
    Oakton Community College Des Plaines Illinois
    Oglethorpe University Atlanta Georgia
    Ohlone College Fremont California
    Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City Oklahoma City Oklahoma
    Old Dominion University Norfolk Virginia
    Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais Illinois
    Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield Missouri
    Pepperdine University Malibu California
    Per Scholas Bronx New York
    Portland State University Portland Oregon
    Prince George's Community College Upper Marlboro Maryland
    Queens College Queens New York
    Queens Technical High School Long Island City New York
    Queensborough Community College Bayside New York
    Renton Technical College Renton Washington
    Reynolds Community College  Richmond  Virginia 
    Rio Hondo College Whittier California
    Riverside City College Riverside California
    Robert Morris University (IL) Chicago Illinois
    Robert Morris University (PA) Moon Township Pennsylvania
    Saint Louis University St. Louis Missouri
    Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville Utah
    San Diego Continuing Education San Diego California
    San Jose State University San Jose California
    Santa Ana College Santa Ana California
    Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara California
    Santa Monica College Santa Monica California
    Seminole State College Sanford Florida
    Signal School Fort Gordon Georgia
    Snow College  Ephraim  Utah 
    South Central College Faribault Minnesota
    Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Louisiana
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale Illinois
    Southern Methodist University Dallas Texas
    Southern New Hampshire University Manchester New Hampshire
    Southern University Baton Rouge Louisiana
    Spokane Community College Spokane Washington
    Stanly Community College Albemarle North Carolina
    STVT-AAI Education Inc., DBA Ancora Education Hurst Texas
    Technical College System of Georgia Atlanta Georgia
    Texas State Technical College Waco Texas
    Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville Tennessee
    Trident Technical College North Charleston South Carolina
    Tulane University New Orleans Louisiana
    Tulsa Community College Tulsa Oklahoma
    Tulsa Tech, Owasso Campus Owasso Oklahoma
    Tysons Institute Vienna Virginia
    UNC Charlotte Charlotte North Carolina
    University of Alaska Fairbanks Community and Technical College Fairbanks Alaska
    University of Bridgeport Bridgeport Connecticut
    University of California, Davis Davis California
    University of California, Irvine Extension Irvine California
    University of California, Los Angeles Extension Los Angeles California
    University of California, San Diego Extension San Diego California
    University of Colorado at Denver Denver Colorado
    University of Houston Houston Texas
    University of La Verne La Verne California
    University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi Maryland
    University of Miami Coral Gables Florida
    University of Montana  Missoula  Montana 
    University of New Orleans New Orleans Louisiana
    University of Oklahoma Norman Oklahoma
    University of Phoenix Phoenix Arizona
    University of South Florida St. Petersburg St. Petersburg Florida
    University of St. Thomas Houston Texas
    University of Tennessee Knoxville Tennessee
    University of Texas at Dallas Richardson Texas
    University of the District of Columbia Washington District of Columbia
    University of Utah  Salt Lake City  Utah 
    University of Wisconsin, Stout Menomonie Wisconsin
    Utah State University Logan Utah
    Utah Valley University Orem Utah
    Valencia College Orlando Florida
    Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee Wisconsin
    Wayne Community College Goldsboro North Carolina
    West Virginia University Potomac State College Keyser West Virginia
    Western Governors University Salt Lake City Utah
    Wichita State University Wichita Kansas
    Yeshiva University New York New York
    York College of Pennsylvania York Pennsylvania
    ZiyoTek Institute of Technology Vienna Virginia

Step 1: Sign up to compete

Complete the registration form to become the team contact for your school. At the close of the qualifying race, AWS DeepRacer will contact registered points of contact using the email provided to confirm students and teams. Register your team »


Step 2: Create a lab

Log in to AWS Academy and create a class using the AWS Academy Learner Lab – Foundation Services course by following these step by step instructions »

If you do not yet have AWS Academy foundations access, contact your school’s AWS Academy central point of contact to be nominated. If your school is not yet an AWS Academy member institution, apply today and receive free access. Become an AWS Academy educator »


Step 3: Add your students

From your AWS Academy Dashboard, add students to the class via the “people” tab by adding their .edu emails. Each student added will receive an invite and $100 in AWS credit to train. Direct your students to the official AWS DeepRacer Student League race link to compete.

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