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Unknown Mission Challenge

Mission tasks will be totally unknown until the day of competition. The goal of this challenge is to provide an opportunity to develop problem solving skills on the fly without any help from adult coaches.

UMC is open to student teams from 5th through 12th grade. Judges decide winners for each division:

  • Jr. Division: 5th ~ 8th grades

  • Sr. Division: 9th ~ 12th grades

The annual UMC will be held during the World Championship Event at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan on Friday, May 17, 2019. This is an open category. Teams do not need to quallify to register.

2019 UMC Rules 

New for 2019 - Vex IQ has been added to the list of allowable platforms.

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 during the regisration process.

Sample Challenge in 2018: PDF

Prior Years

2018 UMC ​Rules

2017 UMC ​Rules

2016 UMC ​Rules

2015 UMC Rules

2014 UMC Rules