Michigan Invitationals 2018

New for 2018, Game Teams who participated in Michigan Qualifiers who did not advance to the Robofest World Championship may register for a second chance to qualify at one of the MI Invitational events in the Robofest/Computer Science Robotics Lab – Room J234 in the Taubman Complex at LTU:

  • Jr Game –
    Group A - Saturday, April 21 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Group B - Monday, April 23 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Group C - Tuesday, April 24 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • Sr Game –
    Wednesday, April 25 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration will open on noon on April 2, 2018. New registration including registration fee is required.


Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West 10 Mile, Southfield, MI 48075    [ Directions to LTU ]
Taubman Complex, Marburger STEM Center Room J234  (No. 4 building on the LTU Campus Map)  Use parking lot "E". Parking is free.

Notes to Team Coaches and Teams:

  • There is no check-in fee for the Michigan Championship Robofest event. If your team has not paid the team registration fee ($50) for your Qualifying Competition OR the MI Invitational event, it must be paid at check-in at the Michigan Invitational. Credit cards are not accepted. Cash or check payable to LTU only.
  • If you have already submitted a release and consent form to any qualifying site this year, you do *not* need to resubmit it.
  • Please read the Rules and Rules Updates and Clarification. Please note that there will be unknown task(s) that require program changes and/or additions.
  • Official fields will be open for practice.
  • Make sure the robot meets size requirements.‚Äč
  • Proctors will watch for any violations such as illegal communication. Team ID will be displayed on the screen for the first violation. 2nd violation will result in the disqualification from the event. Proctor Violation Report

In preparation for the Michigan Invitational events we are hosting Studio time for game teams to practice in the Robofest/Computer Science Robotics Lab.  The fields will be set up and teams can use the time to test lighting conditions and different types/colors of tables. No registration or appointment necessary.

Dates and times available are:

Tuesday, April 17 -- 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 18 -- 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 19 – 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Teams that need hotel accommodations in Southfield, Michigan:

We recommend these hotels that are adjacent to our campus: Comfort Suites, Southfield, MI or Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Southfield



Michigan Championship 2017

List of 2017 Michigan Championship Winners (Score sheets can be found under "Files" section here)

Schedule for the day

Official List of Teams

Short Bios of Exhibition Judges

Michigan Championship 2016

List of 2016 Michigan Championship Winners (Score sheets can be found under "Files" section here)

Schedule for the day

Official list of teams in PDF