The Sandbox SUBMISSIONS are currently CLOSED. When open, Sandbox submissions may be made by any team but Event submissions will only be open to approved teams. Your Approved status is shown on your Team page.

If you receive a message like the following when you make a submission, please let us know and include the support ID. We are having intermittent firewall security issues and are working to resolve them.

"The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator.
Your support ID is: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"


The Sandbox provides Entrants the opportunity to become familiar with the competition platform. Submissions against available datasets will be executed, evaluated and scored.

Teams are strongly encouraged to have Sandbox submissions that produce valid solution files before participating in an Event.

There are no prizes associated with use of the Sandbox; it is for testing and development purposes only.

To run individual scenarios in the Sandbox, specify the appropriate dataset, model and scenario in submission.conf, e.g.,




The current list of available datasets, models and scenarios may be found on the Dataset page.

If you do not see a blue submit button on this page when submissions are open, you are not part of a Team.