The total prize purse for the Space Robotics Challenge is $1,000,000 USD, which will be awarded as outlined below: 

Level 1 - Open Registration

No prizes awarded. 


Level 2 - Qualifying Round

Up to twenty (20) teams will be awarded $15,000 USD and an invitation to advance to the Virtual Competition.


Level 3 - Virtual Competition

The top four (4) teams will be awarded cash prizes in the following amounts: 

  • 1st Prize - $125,000 USD
  • 2nd Prize - $100,000 USD
  • 3rd Prize - $50,000 USD
  • 4th Prize - $25,000 USD


These top four (4) teams will also be awarded a code implementation partnership with an R5 Host Team for a time period of at least two weeks. 


**Bonus Awards: In addition to the above awards, based on final scoring, up to 6 teams are also eligible for bonus awards of $50,000 each for successfully completing every task within one run.  Bonus awards are not limited to the top 4 teams.


$100,000 Engagement Challenge

Details to be released at a later date.


To view the complete details of the Awards, download the Official Rules Document