Eligibility and Rules
The Last Mile Routing Research Challenge will be open to senior undergraduate students, graduate students and university-affiliated researchers from all over the world.
Participants can compete individually, or in teams of up to three members
All participants will be required to provide proof of full-time enrollment or employment at an accredited college or university during the 2021 spring semester.
Students and researchers affiliated with MIT but not engaged in supporting the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge may participate, but are not allowed to receive assistance from any members of the MIT community involved in the technical and scientific support of the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge.
Ineligible (prohibited) Participants
Individuals who are (a) a paid employee of a private or government entity (other than an accredited academic institution); (b) under US export controls or sanctions; (c) have been a director, officer, employee, intern or contractor of Amazon or its affiliates within the 12 months preceding their application to the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge (“Ineligible Personnel”); or (d) are a member of the immediate family or household of Ineligible Personnel are not allowed to compete in this challenge. Further, the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge will be void in Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Sudan, the region of Crimea, and where otherwise prohibited by law.
MIT faculty members, research groups and students that are directly involved in supporting the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge are not eligible to compete in the challenge themselves.
To determine whether you and your team members are eligible to participate in the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge, please refer to the detailed participation rules that Amazon will require participants to agree to upon registration for the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge:
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Rules of Participation
For a detailed and comprehensive description of the rules that participants will need to adhere to, please refer to the detailed participant agreement that Amazon will require participants to sign upon registration for the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge.