IGVC Awards

Auto-Nav Competition Standard Awards*

1st Place
$3,000
2nd Place
$2,000
3rd Place
$1,500
4th Place
$1,000
5th Place
$750
6th Place
$500

Nominal Award Money**
Vehicle did not complete Advanced Auto-Nav course

1st Place
$1,000
2nd Place
$800
3rd Place
$600
4th Place
$500
5th Place
$400
6th Place
$300

Design Competition Standard Awards*

1st Place
$3,000
2nd Place
$2,000
3rd Place
$1,000
4th Place
$750
5th Place
$500
6th Place
$250

Nominal Award Money**
(Vehicle did not qualify)

1st Place
$600
2nd Place
$500
3rd Place
$400
4th Place
$300
5th Place
$200
6th Place
$100

IOP Competition Standard Awards*

1st Place
$3,000
2nd Place
$2,000
3rd Place
$1,000
4th Place
$750
5th Place
$500
6th Place
$250

Nominal Award Money**
(Vehicle did not qualify)

1st Place
$600
2nd Place
$500
3rd Place
$400
4th Place
$300
5th Place
$200
6th Place
$100

Spec 2 Competition/Meet Awards

1st Place
$2,000
2nd Place
$1,500
3rd Place
$1,000
4th Place
$750
5th Place
$600
6th Place
$400

Rookie-of-the-Year Award***

The Rookie-of-the-Year Award will be given out to a team from a new school competing for the first time ever or a school that has not participated in the last five competitions (for this year the team would be eligible if they haven’t competed since the sixteenth IGVC in 2008). To win the Rookie-of-the-Year Award the team must be the best of the eligible teams competing and perform to the minimum standards of the following events. In the Design Competition you must pass Qualification and in the Auto-Nav Challenge you must pass the Rookie Barrel. The winner of the Rookie-of-the-Year Award will receive $1,000 in award money; in the case the minimum requirements are not met the best of the eligible teams competing will receive $500.

Grand Award

The Grand Award trophies will be, presented to the top three teams that perform the best overall (combined scores per below), in all three competitions. For each competition, points will be awarded to each team, below is a breakdown of the points.

Standard Grand Award Points****

Competition First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
Advanced Auto-Nav 48 40 32 24 16 8
Basic Auto-Nav 24 20 16 12 8 4
Design 24 20 16 12 8 4
IOP 24 20 16 12 8 4

Nominal Grand Award Points*****

Competition First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
Advanced Auto-Nav 24 20 16 12 8 4
Basic Auto-Nav 12 10 8 6 4 2
Design 12 10 8 6 4 2
IOP 12 10 8 6 4 2


*The team must pass the Money Barrel in the Advanced Auto-Nav Challenge and qualify in the Design Competition and IOP Challenge, to be eligible for Standard Award Money.
**The team must qualify to be eligible for the Nominal Award Money in the Advanced Auto-Nav Challenge, and have their vehicle present for the Design Competition and IOP Challenge.
***A School is only eligible Rookie-of-the-Year Award Money if they haven’t competed since the 2011 IGVC.
**** The team must pass the Money Barrel in the Advanced Auto-Nav Challenge and qualify in the Design Competition and IOP Challenge, to be eligible for Standard Grand Award Points.
***** The team must qualify to be eligible for the Nominal Grand Award Points in the Advanced/Basic Auto-Nav Challenge and have their vehicle present for the Design Competition and IOP Challenge.