Be the first robot to intentionally push a bottle off the table OR be the last robot remaining on the table.

The 2017-2018 BottleSumo Season will see a new division for the Senior Teams. We are introducing Senior Unlimited division for any platform and programming language. Senior Classic division remains available for LEGO EV3, LEGO NXT and VEX IQ platforms, 

Junior and Senior Classic teams will have chances to compete at various local sites, and all divisions will meet in May 2018 at the Robofest World Championship on the campus of Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan.  

This is an open category - each event stands alone with no advancement. Winners at  local site must register again if they wish to compete at the May 18 event.  Registration will open in March, 2018 - Watch eNews for exact date and time.



2017-2018 BottleSumo Rules (pdf) Published November 17, 2017

2017-2018 BottleSumo Time Trial Score Sheet - (pdf) Published November 17, 2017 (Includes Sample Seeded Bracket)

2017-2018 BottleSumo Judging Examples - (pdf) Published December 7, 2017 - 

Example 1   Example 2   Example 3    Example 4   Example 5   Example 6   Example 7 

Note:  The Judge must count to 3 before declaring the winner!

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.

Registration will open on April 2 for World Championship Open BottleSumo Competition on Friday, May 18, 2018.  Please visit the World Championship page for more information.