21st Robofest World Championship GOES ONLINE
World Championship Award Ceremony Webinar Saturday October 17
Robofest conquered the challenges of COVID-19 by hosting a successful World Robotics Competition online between August 28, 2020 and October 10, 2020. Teams from Canada, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates & The United States of America were recognized for their extraordinary efforts and perseverance.
During the Ceremony, LTU President & CEO Dr. Moudgil delivered a video message and LTU Vice President & Provost Dr. Tarek Sobh presided over a special awards session. and the 2020 Robofest Online World Championship category winners were announced.
NEW! Winner List with Participants Names (PDF)
ROWC Highlight Video
Award Ceremony Presentation Slides: (PDF)
ROWC Certificates, Medals and Award Trophies can be ordered until October 30, 2020 Price List | Order Form
|Category||Day||Date||Award Winners||Highlight Video||Judge Bios||Program|
|Jr. UMC||Fri||Aug. 28||UMC Awards||Jr_UMC||Jr_UMC||Jr_UMC|
|Sr. UMC||Sat||Aug. 29||UMC Awards||Sr_UMC||Sr_UMC||Sr_UMC|
|Jr. & Sr. RoboArts||Fri||Sep. 11||RoboArts Awards||RoboArts||RoboArts||RoboArts|
|Sr. & College RoboMed||Sat||Sep. 12||RoboMed||RoboMed||RoboMed||RoboMed|
|Jr. Exhibition||Fri||Sep. 18||Exhibition Awards||Jr Exh||Jr Exhibition||Jr Exhibition|
|Sr. Exhibition||Sat||Sep. 19||Exhibition Awards||Sr_Exh||Sr Exhibition||Sr Exhibition|
|Jr. BottleSumo Time Trial||Fri||Sep. 25||BSTT Awards||Jr_BSTT||Jr_BSTT||Jr_BSTT|
|Sr. BottleSumo Time Trial, CL & UL||Sat||Sep. 26||BSTT Awards||Sr BSTT||Sr_BSTT||Sr_BSTT|
|Jr. Game - GolfBowl||Fri||Oct. 9||GolfBowl Awards||Jr_GolfBowl||Jr_GolfBowl||Jr_GolfBowl|
|Sr. Game - GolfBowl||Sat||Oct. 10||GolfBowl Awards||Sr_GolfBowl||Sr_GolfBowl||Sr_GolfBowl|
Each team must pay $10 registration fee FOR EACH DIVISION collected by LTU via PayPal. (Example: a coach has a team participating in Game as well as BottleSumo. In this case, the coach needs to pay $20 to LTU)
GolfBowl Game and Exhibition teams who already paid $50 registration fees for a qualifier in the 2020 season - Every team must pay $10. If no drop out, then $10 will be refunded.
Open Category Teams: UMC, RoboArts and RoboMed teams: $10 registration fee
An official Kickoff Meeting was held on Friday Jul 31 to present the final schedule of events, rules and procedures. Here is the Recorded video
For the official Top Level Robofest Online World Championships (ROWC) rules, please visit our "2020 Main Page" under "Get Involved" Menu item or directly here.
For category-specific rules, visit each category page: Game, Exhibition, RoboMed, RoboArts, UMC, and BottleSumo
5/26/2020 Review Meeting: Slides (Update July 2)
4/24/2020 - Due to the unpredictability of the pandemic in Michigan, we would like to officially announce that in lieu of in-person competitions on Lawrence Technological University’s Campus, we will be hosting the 2020 Robofest Online World Championship events in Late August ~ October using video conferencing tools such as Zoom. The online series of events will include 2020 GolfBowl Game and Exhibition categories as well as Unknown Mission Challenge, RoboArts, RoboMed, and BottleSumo Time Trials