2020 Main Page

The 2020 Season officially kicked off on October 1, 2019. International Kickoff General Rules and Category-Specific Rules have been posted.  Major updates and clarifications will be posted as will be posted and FINAL rules will be posted in January 2020.

2020 Flyer


  • 2020 General Rules - US Kickoff Version - Released 10/25/19  (PDF  |  PPTX)

  • 2020 Kickoff Presentation Slides - Kickoff Version - (PDF)

  • 2020 Kick-off Presentation Recording - Coming Soon

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

Prior Versions of Rules:

2020 General Rules - International Kickoff Version - Released 10/1/19 (PDF  |  PPTX)


Robofest will host Kickoff Meetings to announce and review the 2020 General and Category Rules. The meetings are open to all and will be hosted at Lawrence Technological University in the Robofest Computer Science Lab - Taubman Complex Room J234. (Building 8 on the LTU Campus Map).  Link to the webinar will be posted in advance and the final presentation will be recorded and posted after January 11, 2020.

  • Final Kickoff Meeting:  Saturday, January 11, 2020: 10:00am ~ 11:30am – Local and Webinar



‚ÄčEach volunteer, coach and student team member (or parent/guardian if under 18) must complete an Informed Consent, Release and Media Authorization Form for the season. Forms can be completed online during team registration.  If the online form is not completed, coaches must turn in at hard copy at the Qualifying Site.  We may ask for an additional form at the Championship competitions.