2020 Game Competition
Teams of up to 5 students compete to accomplish robotics missions using autonomous robots. Game especially puts math skills to the test.
Robofest Game is open to student teams in 5th through 12th Grade
Jr. Division: 5th ~ 8th grades
Sr. Division: 9th ~ 12th grades
This is a qualifying competition. Teams compete at Local events and winners are determined for each division. Winners advance to the the next level depending on their location (US/Michigan, US/Non Michigan and International) OR through Video Qualifier for the chance to compete at the Robofest World Championship at Lawrence Technological University on May 16, 2020.
US Team Regstration is open.
2020 Game "GolfBowl" Official Rules and Related Documents:
GolfBowl Final Rules - Released 1/11/2020 (PDF | PPTX)
Bottle Locator Template - Letter Size: Left, Center, and Right (PDF*)
(*) When printing PDF template files, do not use "Fit to paper" option for scale. Use custom 100%.
Prior Versions of Rules:
GolfBowl International Kickoff Rules (PDF | PPTX) Note: the "c" dimension changed from 10cm to 13cm. 10-8-19
Robofest will conduct a Warmup Game competition at LTU on February 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm to train Game Judges and Site Hosts. Michigan Site Hosts and judges are encouraged to attend. We will record game runs for the Judge Training Webinar. Teams who wish to participate should be registered and paid for a Michigan Qualifier. Send an email to spalonis (at) ltu.edu to reserve a spot.
Sample Unknown Factor Handouts - for unveiling Unknown Factors and End Task for a round
Site Host Procedures (US and Option 1 International Sites)
Presentation Slides for Judge Training
Judge Training Webinar Recording
Judge Training Videos
Rules for starting teams, registration, team responsibilities at competitions and how teams advance to the World Championship can be found in the General Rules on the 2020 Main Page
Each team member, as well as the coach and other adult volunteers, must bring the signed Robofest Consent and Release Form on the day of the event if not completed on line.