Let it See - Vision Centric Challenge

In order to promote research & development of computer vision and autonomous mobile robotics, we challenge talented High School students with Vision Robot Competitions.  Maximim 5 students.

  • Sr. Division: Grades 9~12


2024 Vcc Competition: Vision Based Measurement System A Visual Inspection challenge simulating a Manufacturing environment


Official Vcc Rules and Related Documents

Rules (pdf) Version 2.0 - Final Version, released 1/13/2024

Score Sheet (with example) (pdf) - Released 1/13/24

Drawings (pdf) - Released 1/13/24


Vcc will be hosted during the Robofest World Championship on May 9-11 (exact date TBD). Pre-registration is open. 

Winners of the Vcc Division at the World Championship will receive an LTU Scholarship certificate.

To Register Your Team, go to  

Rules for starting teams, registration and team responsibilities at competitions can be found in the General Rules on the 2024 Main Page.

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

2024 Technical Committee for Rules and Judging:

Member: Bio:
Erik Rosvold (*) Chief Operating Officer at LSM Systems Engineering. Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University and a master’s degree in manufacturing systems from the University of Michigan. Robofest Coach, host and volunteer since 2015. LTU adjunct professor
Tejaskumar B Patil Tejaskumar received his BSEE from Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli, Maharashtra, India and a MS in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Presently, he serves as a Senior Systems Engineer at Qualcomm in Novi, Michigan, where he spearheads crucial initiatives in Functional Safety, Safety of Intended Functionality (SOTIF), and Systems Engineering. He actively participates in automotive standard committees. He is a Senior IEEE member.
Nathaniel Johnson Nate graduated from LTU in 2007 with a MS in Electrical Engineering. His experience as a Robofest volunteer kick started his robotics career. He has travelled to Europe and Asia for autonomous driving, and now works in spatial computing, specializing in Unreal and Unity software, and he's a VCC judge!
Rodrigo Rodriguez Rodrigo is a System Integration ENG at Ford Motor Co, Bachelor's Degree in Mechatronics From Tecnologico de Monterrey, Master degree in Artificial Intelligence from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Being Committed to improve STEAM education in Latin America Since 2012, Robofest Coach and member of Robofest Mexico Committee from 2017 to 2023.
Emily Trudell Emily graduated with a MS in Computer Science from LTU in 2009. During her time at LTU she captained the Aibo Soccer team, competed in IGVC, Robogames and RoboCup. She also worked as a student assistant for Robofest and later volunteered as a judge for VCC. She has been a professional Android developer for 10 years.
Steven Lowe, Jr Steve is the CEO of LSM Systems Engineering, a specialty parts manufacturer producing parts for the automotive, aerospace and defense industries.  Steve is skilled in manufacuting techniques, CNC programming, CMM operation and business management and planning.
CJ Chung Professor of Computer Science. Founder of Robofest. Director of Robofest 1999-2020. Director of LTU's CAR (CS AI Robotics) Lab. Launched Vision-based Mini Urban Challenge using L2Bots in 2007. The category name changed to Vcc in 2009. Designed Vcc challenge rules 2007-2020

 (*) Chairperson

VCC Archive: 

2020 Vision Centric Challenge ~ "CBC" 

CBC Final Version of Rules - Released 1/11/20

 2019 Vision Centric Challenge ~ "S-SLAM"

S-SLAM Final Rules  |     Video of Senior Runs     |     Video of College 1st Place 

2018 Vision Centric Challenge ~ "FiCO"

"FiCO" Final Rules 
L2Bot workshop with C# and EmguCV files:   PPTX        PDF Slide       WorkshopVideo (78 min.)        C# Project with source code


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