Annual Memorial, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

"RoboParade (Robot Parade)" is a registered trademark of Lawrence Technological University

8th annual RoboParade will be held in multiple cities across the nation.

Detroit and Warren in Michigan, Sugar Land in Texas, Roanoke in Virginia, and St. Petersburg in Florida are organizing RoboParade in 2013-14 year. Are you interested in hosting RoboParade in your city? Check out the Information to become a RoboParade Site Host in 2013-14

Team Registration Steps (Open)

Step 1 Please read the Warren Michigan RoboParade 2013 Rules, Detroit Michigan RoboParade Camp 2013 only for Rookie teams, or General RoboParade 2013 Rules (pdf)
Step 2 Coach registration
  Veteran Robofest (2003~2013) coaches can use their prior coach ID and password. If you forgot your password or coach ID, please click here.
If you do not have a Robofest coach ID and password, please submit a New Coach Registration form. After this form is submitted, you will receive an email with your coach ID. You must confirm the coach registration e-mail by clicking the link in the email; otherwise, the coach registration has not been completed. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your spam folder. If you did not receive the confirmation e-mail, contact [email protected] to resolve the issue.
Step 3 Decide a RoboParade site; use the following info: List of Site Hosts and Webpages | Registration Status order by Date
Step 4 Team Registration
  If you know your coach ID, password, and site name, go to and log in to the Robofest Online Team management System. Select RoboParade, and you can enter up to 7 team members for each robot float (team). Enter a team for each robot float. A team member may participate in multiple teams(robot floats). Team picture uploading is required since we plan to take team pictures and print certificates for students before the event. Registration fee per team is $30. Each team member, as well as the coach, must bring the signed Robofest Consent and Release Form on the day of the parade.

Prior RoboParades

7th Annual 2012-2013

Memorial Day 2013 RoboParade in Virginia

Detroit AutoShow RoboParade at COBO Center 1-19-13: Program

Macomb Community College on Nov 17, 2012, South Campus Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI USA 48088

Free technical workshop for registered teams was held on Sat. Oct 13th at LTU. 9-Noon and 1-4pm. Workshop materials can be found on this Tech Resources page under Lego NXT section.
Other resources: Introduction to RoboParade PPT | Tentative Program with Schedule | Qualifying Test Checklist | Team Flag Number | Concession Menu
Text Voting for People's Choice Awards was open to onsite spectators, live streaming video viewers, and recorded streaming video viewers. After the start of People's Choice Award Parade tentatively at 2:15pm, people sent Text messages using their cell phones to 248-230-2370. Text body was RoboParade Robot Flag number only. One vote was allowed per phone number. People might win a Raffle prize. Voting was closed at 3pm on Dec 5 and winners were announced during Robofest kick-off on Dec 5th, 2012. Here is the list of winners and voting results in PDF.

7 min version showing all the floats

2012 - RoboParade during AutoShow at Cobo Center, Jan 2012


AutoShow Program including schedule and team list | Photo Album

2011 - 6th Annual RoboParade at Macomb Community College Expo Center, Nov. 19, 2010

2010 - 5th annual RoboParade

2009 - 4th annual RoboParade

2008 - 3rd annual RoboParade

2007 - The 2nd annual RoboParade

2006 - The first annual RoboParade

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