2019 Main Page

The 2019 Season officially kicked off in October, 2018. International and US Kickoff General Rules and Category Specific Rules are now available.

New for 2019 - The Robofest Store

A series of Kickoff Meetings and Webinars have been scheduled to announce and review the rules and answer questions. Meetings will be held at LTU in our Computer Science Robotics Lab - Room J234. (building 8 on the LTU CAMPUS MAP). Parking is free in Lot E.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm LOCAL ONLY - No Webinar​

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Local and Zoom Webinar

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019 10:00 am - 11:30 am

​2019 Flyer (pdf)                         2018 Poster (pdf - 11x17" paper)

2019 General Rules - US Kickoff Version -  (pdf)

2019 Kickoff Presentation Slides - US Kickoff Slides (pdf)

NEW! 2019 Kick-off Presentation Recording

Category-Specific rules can be found on each category page under "Get Involved". 

Prior Versions:

 2019 International Kickoff Presentation Slides (pdf)

 2019 International Kickoff General Rules (pdf)

Robofest will conduct a warm-up  competition on February 16, 2019 to train 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.

Important Forms:

​Each volunteer, coach and student team member (or parent/guardian if under 18) must complete a Consent & Release form for the season. Forms can be completed online during team registration or turned in at the Qualifying Site.  We may ask for an additional form at the Championship competitions.