Robofest eNewsletter, 6-6-12


(1) Robofest at IGVC this weekend

(2) Info Meeting during Robofest at IGVC

(3) World Robofest Results

(4) Like us on Facebook

(5) Robotics Summer Camps



(1) Robofest at IGVC this weekend

Robofest will have after-glow R2R game, Jr and Sr Bottle Sumo, and Hexapod Sumo competitions on June 9-11 during IGVC ( at Oakland University in Michigan. For more details, please visit This event is open to the public. A lot of robots will be there on the *Robotics Day*.

(2) Info Meeting during Robofest at IGVC

If you would like to become involved in Robofest next season (Fall 2012 ~ Spring 2013), please come to an informational meeting which is being held during Robofest at IGVC on Saturday (See above 1), from 3:00-3:30 PM. This meeting is for prospective brand new Robofest coaches, parents, and teams.

(3) World Robofest Results

13th Robofest 2012 World Championship was held on Sat. May 19, 2012 at the Lawrence Technological University with 72 invited teams. The following information has been posted on 2012 page ( under *World Championship* section:
*Official List of Winners
*Game, Exhibition, RFD Score Sheets
*VCRC and Hexapod Sumo Competition Results
*Exhibition and RFD Chief Judge's Comments
*Photo Albums on Facebook Robofest Page (Facebook account is not required to browse)

(4) Like us on Facebook

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We will find many photos and videos.

(5) Robotics Summer Camps

*Robofest office offers Android mobile phone robotics, Arduino Robotics, L2Bot robotics, and NXT robotics summer camps at Lawrence Tech in Southfield, Michigan. For more details, go to Robofest home at and click on summer camps link in the right upper corner.


*Macomb Community College in Michigan offers Robotics Camp to build your own robot. Students will receive hands-on experience, as well as exposure to lectures and demonstrations on topics related to building a robot. Course No: 94773; M~Th. 6/18~21, 9AM~3PM.


*Rocks and Robots Summer Camps in Ann Arbor, MI. Challenging outdoor activities (the Rocks) and Fun and engaging technology (the Robots). No prior experience needed.; 734-645-9211


*LEGO Robotics Day Camp, Munising High School, Munising, MI. August 2012; For all youth ages 7-12. To register, please call Melissa at M-TEC at 906-217-4106.


*The Robot Garage Summer Camps - Birmingham, MI.


*Summer LEGO Robotics, Gaylord, MI. , click Community Education and then Computers & Technology. Scroll down and pick the right class for you!


*Math Plus Academy Summer Camps, Powell and Gahanna, OH. Math, Problem Solving & Technology Camps for Ages 5-15.


*Classroom Antics Summer Tech Camps, Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus area OH.

Ages 9-13, June to August, focusing on computer technologies. Click for more info.


*TECHNO-botics Robotics Day Camps, Cranbrook Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI. June-August

9:00 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m. daily. Ages 6-18. or

contact Cranbrook Schools at 248-645-3678 or by e-mail at [email protected].



If you have questions, please *do not reply* directly to this email message. See below for contact information.


Lawrence Tech University / Robofest / M219

21000 W. Ten Mile, Southfield, MI 48075

[email protected]

Fax: (248) 204-3518


CJ Chung, Professor, Robofest Director, [email protected]

Christopher Cartwright, Associate Professor, Robofest Program Manager, [email protected]

Teri Dubois, Robofest Associate Coordinator, (248) 204-3569, [email protected]