20th Robofest World Championship - May 16 ~ 18, 2019

NEW! List of Winning Teams:    

Main Categories (Incl. Vcc and RoboArts)    |    Open Categories 

NEW! Official Results:

Officially Advanced/Registered Teams by Division: 

Game   |   Exhibition   |   Vcc   |   RoboArts   |   BottleSumo May16  |   BottleSumo May17   |   UMC   |   RoboParade                  

Program with official list of teams for each category in PDF (28 pages)

Daily Schedule  (PDF, 1 page)  


  Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West 10 Mile, Southfield, MI 48075 directions to LTU

  • The Open Category events on Friday are scheduled at various locations around campus. Maps and schedules will  be available at the Robofest Headquarters/information desk located in Room J233 in the Taubman Complex (Building 8 on the LTU Campus Map). Use Parking Lot "E". Parking is free.

  • All Saturday Main events AND the Information Desk will be located at Don Ridler Field House (No. 15 building on the LTU Campus Map Use parking lot "F" or "C". Parking is free.

  • All events are open to the public and admission is free.  

Team Check-In Information:

  • For each individual event, Coaches or Assistant Coaches ONLY will need to check in each team at the division venue (see schedule). Check-in will open 1 hour prior to the scheduled start time for each division. We will not be able to check in teams early for events. If you have a team participating in multiple events, please check in for each event separately to receive your team ID badges.
  • Each team member (Coaches, assistant coaches, players) must have a Consent and Release on file. If you did not complete one on line or at a qualifier, please comlplete one.
  • Robofest Headquarters Thursday and Friday - Taubman Complex room J233 - General Infirmation only - No team check in 
  • Robofest Headquarters Saturday - Rider Fieldhouse 


  • We will have Food Trucks on site for breakfast and lunch concessions on Saturday!! Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets, (weather pending). 
  • The Grillwich Tot Stop has a variety of sandwiches, side dishes and drinks. 
  • The Nosh-pit was recently recognized as one of the best vegan food trucks in the nation by Mobile Cuisine and has won many local awards

Registraiton Fees:

International teams:

  • ​Each team must pay $50 registration fee FOR EACH DIVISION collected by LTU. (Example: a coach has a team participating in Game as well as BottleSumo. In this case, the coach needs to pay $100 to LTU)

USA teams:

  • BinaryBlocks Game and Exhibition teams who already paid $50 registration fees for a qualifier in the  2019 season - NO ADDITIONAL FEES COLLECTED
  • Open Category BottleSumo, UMC, Vcc, RoboParade, and RoboArts teams: $50 registration fee

Travel Information:

The closest airport is Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). We are approximately 20 miles from the airport. You may want to rent a car for ease in getting to and from the airport and to and from campus.

City of Southfield Website

Recommended hotels near LTU (teams are responsible to reserve hotel rooms directly)

Fundraising ideas to travelplease check out SPB robotics using gofundme.com as an example.

Call the 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 the World Robofest Championship.



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