Robofest® is a festival of competitions around the world with autonomous robots offering students the opportunity to master principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) as well as Computer Science (CS), communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving skills while designing, constructing, and programming robots.

The competition at Holy Trinity is open to teams in the junior (grades 5-8) and senior (grades 9-12) divisions. Sign up now and compete in Exhibition (teams have complete freedom to show off any creative autonomous robotics project) or the BottleSumo TM (push a bottle and/or opponent off the table).

April 27, 2019, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Unique Features of Robofest

Look Mom, No Hands!
Students must fully program their robots to perform their missions without human assistance. No joysticks or remote controls are allowed.

Your Mission, If You Decide to Accept It
…Is (partly) unknown or dynamic. Students must program their robots to accomplish tasks in a dynamic environment.

Students Only Rule
While adult mentorship is encouraged, students design, construct and program the robots, and make all decisions during competitions without any direct adult help.

It’s Flexible
Any type of robot kit/platform, materials, actuators, and sensors are allowed. Robots can be programmed with any programming language.

Team registration is $50 per team. Reusing parts and old kits is encouraged. Teams can be formed by any organization, school, home school, club or civic group.

Everyone is Recognized
All registered participants receive medals and personalized certificates. Winners of the qualifying and championship rounds receive trophies. Any participants who attend LTU can apply for a $3,000 Annual Renewable Scholarship.

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