Teams of up to 5 students compete to accomplish robotics missions using autonomous robots. Game especially puts math skills to the test.

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

2022 Game Archive "OceanBots"

Official Rules and Related Documents:


OceanBots Rules: PDF  |  PPTX (Final Version with updated Q&A released 2/17/22)

OceanBots Score Sheet:   PDF 

OceanBots Piling Zone Template:   PDF   |  Word

Demonstration Videos:  Demo 1 Demo 2  |  Demo 3  |  Demo 4  | Demo 5 | Demo 6 | Demo 7


Judging Information:

Game Judge Training  PDF | Video

ROWC Location Head Judge Pre-Event Checklist (Online Format):    PDF

Sample Unknown Factor and Tasks (UTF) Handouts - for unveiling Unknown Factors and End Task for a round (Jr / Sr)

More End Task Examples


Prior Versions of Rules: 

US Rules:  PDF | PPTX Released 2/2/22 

Modified Initial release: PDF | PPTX (released 12/17/21)

Kickoff OceanBots Rules:  PDF   |   PPTX   (International Version released 11/17/21)  

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