The Sandbox SUBMISSIONS are currently CLOSED.

Sandbox submissions will open again when Challenge 3 datasets become available and the Evaluation software is ready. The S0 dataset is available for download, see below.

If you do not see a blue submit button on this page when submissions are open, you are not part of an approved Team for the current Challenge

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 a Trial or Final 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 in submission.conf, e.g.,


Currently, the only available Sandbox dataset is S0 for Challenge 3. The S0 dataset (50.3 MB) is available for download, but not for submission. S0 contains 5 networks consisting of  3-, 14-, 37-, 73- and 6049-buses. There are 27 scenarios, 9 for each division. Each scenario consists of a JSON file and a TXT file. The JSON file contains the data and the TXT file contains summary information about the dataset.