Teams of up to 5 students compete to accomplish robotics missions using autonomous robots. Game especially puts math skills to the test.
2022 Game "OceanBots"
Official Rules and Related Documents:
NEW! 2022 Official Poster
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
New! 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)
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 the2022 Main Page.
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 if not completed on line.