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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.

  • Jr. Division: 5th ~ 8th grades
  • Sr. Division: 9th ~ 12th grades

Update: The UMC will be held during the 2020 Robofest Online World Championship (ROWC) Events scheduled for August 28  (Jr) and August 29 (Sr). 

UMC Official Rules Documents:

           NEW - ROWC UMC Rules Updates Released 7/31/20 (updated 8-18-20) - Critical Information for ROWC Participants (PDF)

NEW - Location Judge Registration (authorization code needed) https://forms.gle/bfBDxcZwNgg8RZkW8

NEW - Pre-Event Checklist for ROWC UMC Judges (PDF

2020 UMC Rules - Final Version - Released 1/11/2020 (PDF | PPTX) The new Lego Education SPIKE Prime is also eligible to use for UMC 

See the ROWC Official Kickoff Presentation Slides to learn more about the Team and Judge Registraion, Planning and Complete Schedule for the 2020 Robofest Online World Championship.


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.

Registration is open:              


Sample Challenge in 2019: PDF

Sample Challenge in 2018: PDF

Sample Challenge in 2017: PDF