Robotics Competition

Student teams will build robots within the competition rules and guidelines.  Robots will be challenged with a search and rescue application and will be judged based on their ability to complete tasks within the allotted time.  Early demonstration of interest is encouraged: please complete the Intent to Compete Form.

Location: Intercontinental hotel Ballroom

Schedule (subject to change):

Friday, April 8th, 2016

5:00PM to 7:00PM Team Registration
6:00PM to Midnight Robotics Practice Session

Saturday April 9th, 2015

Midnight to 7:30AM Robotics Practice Session.
6:00AM to 7:59AM Team Registration
7:45AM to 8:00AM Call for Round 1
8:00AM to 9:45AM Round 1
9:45AM to 10:00AM Call for Round 2
10:00AM to 11:30AM Round 2
11:30AM to 1:00PM Lunch
1:00PM to 1:15PM Call for Round 3
1:15PM to 3:00PM Round 3

Eligibility and Cost: IEEE student members (undergraduate only) who are registered for the R5 Conference. Participants
must have a current or pending IEEE Student membership. Teams will be limited to five members each. Participation is
limited to teams from colleges/universities within Region 5.

Downloads and Other Resources: Coming soon!

Awards: Certificates and cash awards will be presented to teams finishing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place at the Saturday Conference Banquet.

Rules: Please click here to view the competition rules.

Intent to Compete: Please click here to complete an interest form.

Questions: For other questions concerning this contest, please contact the Contest Chair, Ariel Muthyala, at