Robofest coach accounts have been set to browse-only (no modification) after
qualifying competitions. You may *not* add new team members.
Editing team information is only allowed for correction of misspelled names and updated team/robot pictures.
You must contact Tiffany Platt at [email protected] by April 11 if
your team information is incorrect or to upload team/robot photos.
Consent and Media Release Forms
for all participants, including team coaches. All participants and coaches must submit a new Consent and
Media Release Form for the Michigan Regional Robofest.
Only Exhibition teams need poster boards to introduce the robotics project.
Other competition teams do not need a poster board.
There is no check-in fee for the Michigan Regional
Robofest event. If your team has not paid the team registration fee for your
Qualifying Competition, it must be paid at check-in at the Michigan Regional
Robofest. Credit cards are not accepted at the Michigan Regional event. Cash
or check only.
Notes to BTOS Game Teams
There will be 5 official playing fields and 4 practice fields.
Official fields will *not* be open for practice.
Make sure the robot meets size requirements. Each game robot must have a team-ID label.
Notes to Exhibition Teams
Each team will be given maximum 4 minutes for official presentation using a wireless microphone (See the Tentative Schedule above).
The 4 minute presentation should include team and member introduction, robot introduction, and
demonstration. Teams must be at the table during the time slots specifed in the schedule.
As noted in the Robofest top level rules, there will be silent judges who
will not identify themselves as judges.
Exhibition teams must demonstrate and explain their projects to all the visitors
during the official times.
Registered spectators will decide People's Choice Awards.
Notes to RoboFashion & Dance Show teams
Important Rule Clarification: Artistic and choreograpical merit scores are for Robots (not for human players!!).
Teams are supposed to bring their own tables and stage. If you need tables, please let Jerri Ureel ([email protected]) know.
Give the music file to the Chief Judge as early as possible
Notes to Vision Centric L2Bot Challenge teams
Any L2Bot teams can participate in World Championship on May 7, not this Michigan Regional.
If you are available, please register at
http://admin.robofest.org/index.jsp?siteID=237. If you know someone who might be interested in Robofest volunteer positions, please
let them know of this opportunity.
Robofest needs volunteers like you to help the event run smoothly.
Notes to Teams that need hotel accommodations in Southfield, Michigan
We recommend these hotels that are adjacent to our campus:
Southfield, MI or
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Southfield, (248) 350-2400 (877) 863-4780 (248) 350-8771 (Fax)
Notes to Spectators
Admission is free. Parking is free.
There will be free raffles for
Spectators will decide Exhibition People's Choice Awards. Register and obtain a form
to vote for your People's Choice Exhibition when checking-in before 9:25am.
Official Robofest T-shirts and Robofest promotional items can be
purchased at the Field House.
Call News Media!!!
We need to recognize students' achievement in science and engineering
fields. Each team's achievement is remarkable and needs to be celebrated! If
you have any media contacts please call them to publicize your team's
achievements. Please call TV stations, newspapers, and other news media and
invite them to come to Michigan Robofest Championship.
You may bring your own lunch or use the Concession Stand.
Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (menu and prices are subject to change.)