The ability to traverse vertical spaces proved key to success in the Subterranean (SubT) Challenge Urban Circuit. BARCS topped the leaderboard in the Virtual competition. Repeating success from the Tunnel Circuit, Coordinated Robotics earned the self-funded first prize in the Virtual competition, taking home $250,000.
The Virtual competition with eight teams took place Jan. 23-30, with results announced Feb. 27. Teams from eleven countries participated across the Virtual and Systems competitions in the Urban Circuit.