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Push the Bottle Off the Table or be the Last Robot Remaining. 
Teams of up to 3 students can compete in one of three divisions:

  • Senior Unlimited: 9th ~ 12th Grade: Any platform and programming language. 
  • Senior Classic: 9th ~ 12th Grade: LEGO EV3, NXT, Spike Prime, and VEX IQ 
  • Junior: 5th ~ 8th Grade: LEGO EV3, NXT, Spike Prime, and VEX IQ 

NEW!  Official BottleSumo Rules and Related Documents for the 2023 Season

BottleSumo Rules:   (Final Version - Released 2/28/23)

      Time Trial Score Card:  

Unknown Start Examples:    PPTX logo

         Time Trial Rule Video        |         Head to Head Match Video

BottleSumo Judging Example Videos:  Example 1-Bottle Intentional Push | Example 2-Robot Push | Example 3-"Sumocide"|  Example 4- Unintentional | Example 5-Tie | Example 6-Tie  | Example 7-Fail to Start (Left Robot Loses)     


Rules for starting teams, registration, team responsibilities at competitions and how teams advance to the World Championship can be found in the General Rules on the  2023 Main Page.

Each team member must bring the signed Robofest Consent and Release Form on the day of the event if not completed on line.