Put your model on track with UNDERGROUND AWS DeepRacer League 30.04.2020-08.05.2020 and race for prizes

AWS and their partners keep looking for a way to help you race. AWS’ Jon Myer has assembled a track in his basement to offer you a chance to load your model onto the car and compete against others. All this with support from Pinnacle Tech Partners. The races will be streamed live on Twitch.

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Invitation: Quarterly Race At Circuit Launch in Oakland, CA on 7th Mar 2020

Train your models and come to race, or just come to watch. Be warned: there will be Brazilian BBQ and great time to be had. See the meetup details for the day’s programme.

For racing: Sign up through racers event on meetup.com.

For watching: Sign up through spectators meetup.com.

Speaker: Kunal Batra, Senior Developer and Technical Evangelist, AWS Deep Racer

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (spectators) or 3:00 PM (racers)

Where: Circuit Launch, 8000 Edgewater, Dr Suite #200, Oakland, CA

Invitation: AWS Innovate AI/ML Online Conference 19th Feb 2020 & DeepRacer Challenge February 2020

While the challenge is already taking place and some contestants have reached pretty spectacular results, I would like to invite you to still take part. You have time till the end of February and can win up to $1500 AWS Credits!

The Conference

Prepare for four hours of AWS Machine Learning talks of various length and difficulty. The conference will be presented in different time slots. It’s a bit complicated to explain and much easier to check on the conference page – scroll to “Conference Time” to see your local hours. Below you will see the agenda which involves both DeepRacer and DeepComposer. I’m sure DeepLens will pop up somewhere as well.

Talks will be mainly in English, but some tracks will be also in Korean, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, Spanish and Portugese.

The Challenge

Go to the AWS Innovate Conference 2020 DeepRacer Challenge for the rules and to sign up. In short:

  1. Register for the conference (direct link to registration)
  2. Join the community race through the link supplied
  3. Get good time
  4. Win lots and lots of credits for top 3 times

Remember to provide the right email address when registering for the conference. This caused many people to miss out on the rewards last year.