AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards honor innovators in the unmanned systems community that demonstrate a commitment to advancing technology, leading and promoting safe operations and developing programs that use unmanned systems to improve the human condition. Our community encapsulates a diverse group of motivated innovators all striving to foster industry growth and maximize the technology's potential. The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards seek to represent this diverse group and embody the spirit that drives us forward.

In 2019, we are excited to announce 6 new categories to reflect emerging solutions and technology areas! We are also proud to present DJI as the sponsor of the Humanitarian category. Check out the full line-up of categories and submit your entry today!


SUBMIT by February 6, 2019


See the winners of the AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards for Technology Innovation, Training & Education, Operations & Safety, and the AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award.

Check out some photos from the 2018 awards: