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AWS DeepRacer League

Welcome to the world’s first global autonomous racing league, driven by machine learning. It’s time to race for prizes and glory, and a chance to advance to the AWS DeepRacer Championship. Developers of all skill levels can get on the track to compete in races online and in person worldwide while improving your machine learning skills!

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The 2022 season is heating up

The 2022 season is approaching the home stretch, but there is still plenty of time to start tuning your models and revving your engines. Start racing now for your chance at this month's prizes, and climb the leaderboard for a chance to advance to the Championship Cup. 

New season, new divisions, and more chances to win

The 2022 AWS DeepRacer League features new divisions and more opportunities to win than ever before! The 4th season of the AWS DeepRacer Virtual Circuit launched on March 1, 2022 and continues through October. Train and race models inside the AWS DeepRacer console from anywhere in the world for your chance to win prizes

The inaugural AWS DeepRacer Student League also launched on March 1; students can now sign in to to learn machine learning, train models, and compete against other students from around the globe without the need to create an AWS account. 

Finally, the AWS DeepRacer League Summit Circuit returns to AWS Summit events around the globe in 2022. Train your model to conquer the new AWS Summit Speedway, and compete in-person with autonomous RC cars on the longest physical track in AWS DeepRacer history. Find an event near you »

Compete in the Virtual Circuit

Open Division
Jochem Turnpike

Format: time trial | Laps: 3 continuous | Penalties: 3 seconds

Put your developer skills to the test on the Jochem Turnpike named after AWS Community member and re:Invent 2021 finalist, Jochem Lugtenburg. The August track features a tricky double hairpin chicane encircled by a modified loop. Does your model have what it takes to make it around the broad, sweeping turns and climb the leaderboard? Get racing today and find out!

Pro Division
Jochem Highway

Format: Head-to-bot | Laps: 3 continuous | Penalties: 3 seconds

Pro Division racers will take on the extended Jochem Highway in August. This difficult track builds on the turnpike's shorter loop withmultiple technical sections, ranging from double 90 degree turns to unforgiving hairpin sections. Top racers will need to make a clean line through the turns without offtracks, and find those extra milliseconds in the straightaways for a chance to break into the month't top 16.

Featured reward: Jochem Fiet

All participants in August Open and Pro Division races will receive the exclusive Jochem Fiet in their garage at the end of the month. A first for AWS DeepRacer rewards, this bicycle was inspired by cargo bikes used in AWS DeepRacer League competitor Jochem's home country of Netherlands. Jochem's courier service has a special delivery for fellow competitors this month... a box of doom!

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DeepRacer Pro Finale

Tune in for the Monthly Pro Finale

Format: Object Avoidance | Laps: single fastest of 2 attempts | Duration: 3 minutes | Penalties: 3 seconds

Each month, the top 16 Pros will compete in the monthly Pro Finale where they will race LIVE on the AWS Twitch channel for a chance to win AWS DeepRacer devices and qualify for the Championships in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent 2022.

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How to win prizes in the AWS DeepRacer League

DeepRacer Virtual Cars

Start in the Open Division | win virtual cars

For each month you compete, earn a new digital reward such as custom cars, paintjobs, and modifications by competing in the AWS DeepRacer Virtual Circuit. Racers can access earned rewards in your racer profile inside the AWS DeepRacer console. Build up your inventory to tune each model's custom look for racing in the League. 

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Advance to the Pro Division | win gear

Land in the top 10% at the end of any Open Division race and you'll advance to the Pro Division the following month, earning an AWS DeepRacer Pro welcome kit with exclusive DeepRacer merchandise shipped to your door. From sweatshirts to socks, stickers, and more - the welcome kit has everything you need to look the part as a certified pro. Pros also win an exclusive digital reward each month.

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Take on the League's best | win a DeepRacer

Once you advance to the Pro Division, you'll compete with the best in the league for a chance to compete in the Pro Finale. The top 16 racers face off live each month on AWS Twitch, to compete for the biggest prizes in the league. The top 10 finishers in the Finale will each win an AWS DeepRacer Evo device valued at $399 to take your models from simulation to reality (sim2real) at home!

Land on the podium | win a trip to compete at re:Invent

The top 3 racers in the Pro Finale each month will qualify for the AWS DeepRacer League Championship Cup.  Earn an expenses paid trip to Las Vegas to attend AWS re:Invent 2021 where you will compete for the title and the grand prize. Start racing today and it could be you on top of the podium this year!

The FASTEST way to learn Machine Learning, literally.

AWS DeepRacer League brings developers from all over the world together through Machine Learning (ML) competition. With hands-on training, participants learn to build reinforcement learning (RL) models to race on an AWS DeepRacer device and in the 3D virtual racing simulator. Whether you're a seasoned pro at the top of the global leaderboard or developing a model for the first time, AWS DeepRacer is the fastest way to get rolling with ML. Explore the educational resources below to kickstart your ML journey, then get hands on in console to take to the track.

AWS DeepRacer TV

AWS DeepRacer TV follows the world’s first global autonomous racing league, featuring developers of all skill levels as they progress their machine learning skills Tune in as racers from all over the globe face off as they hope to qualify for a chance to win the Championship Cup at AWS re:Invent.

Things are heating up on the virtual track! Join as the AWS DeepRacer League finds the best developers in the world in a competition like no other.


See the drama unfold in episode 6 as 64 of the world's best AWS DeepRacer developers face off in the re:Invent Championship Cup knockout rounds.
Season one ends with a bang as the field of 64 finalists is winnowed down to crown the 2019 champion.
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Explore the portfolio of educational devices designed for developers of all skill levels to learn ML in fun, practical ways. Get started with reinforcement learning with AWS DeepRacer, learn how to build deep learning-based computer vision apps with AWS DeepLens, and express your creativity through generative AI with AWS DeepComposer.

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The 2022 AWS DeepRacer League competition administrator is PromoVeritas Ltd. Participants in the 2022 AWS DeepRacer League and AWS DeepRacer Student League can expect to receive prizing communication from within seven business days of the close of each event.

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