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Event: Regional Botball Tournaments

Botball CompetitionThe Botball Educational Robotics Program engages middle and high school aged students in a team-oriented robotics competition based on national science education standards. By designing, building, programming, and documenting robots, students use science, engineering, technology, math, and writing skills in a hands-on project that reinforces their learning.

These are the regional Botball tournaments for which the deadlines have not passed as of March 30.  In each case, the deadline for Registration for each tournament is two weeks before each one.  The deadline for payment is one week before each tournament. Any team can register for and travel to any tournament. The Global Conference on Educational Robotics will be in July 2010.

Greater DC Botball Tournament

When: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Woodson High School, 9525 Main Street Fairfax, VA, 22031

The tournament will take place in the Main Gym at Woodson High School. Team Sign-In will take place at 8 a.m., with 10:00 a.m. Seeding Rounds, a 1:30 p.m.* Double Elimination Tournament, and a 6:00 p.m.* Awards Presentation. (*These times are subject to change.)

Visit the 2010 Greater DC Botball Tournament webpage for more information.

Greater St. Louis Botball Tournament

When: Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

The tournament will take place at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Team Sign-In will take place at 8 a.m., with 10:00 a.m. Seeding Rounds, a 1:30 p.m.* Double Elimination Tournament, and a 5:30 p.m.* Awards Presentation. (*These times are subject to change.)

Visit the 2010 Greater St. Louis Botball Tournament webpage for more information.

Pennsylvania Botball Tournament

When: Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Hampton Township Community Center, 3101 McCully Rd., Allison Park, PA, 15101

The tournament will take place at Hampton Township Community Center. Team Sign-In will take place at 8 a.m., with 10:00 a.m. Seeding Rounds, a 1:30 p.m.* Double Elimination Tournament, and a 4:30 p.m.* Awards Presentation. (*These times are subject to change.)

Visit the 2010 Pennsylvania Botball Tournament webpage for more information.

Northern California Botball Tournament and RoboGames

When: Botball – Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8 a.m. – 6p.m., RoboGames – April 23-25
Where: San Mateo Fairgrounds – Redwood Building, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo, CA, 94403

The tournament will take place at the San Mateo Fairgrounds. Team Sign-In will take place at 8 a.m., with 10:00 a.m. Seeding Rounds, a 1:30 p.m.* Double Elimination Tournament, and a 5:30 p.m.* Awards Presentation. (*These times are subject to change.) The tournament will be held in conjunction with RoboGames. Parking at the Fairgrounds costs $8. Botball is free, but there is a fee for RoboGames.

Visit the 2010 Greater St. Louis Botball Tournament webpage for more information.

The Hawaii Botball Tournament – May 1
The Michigan Botball Tournament – May 1
The New York/New Jersey Botball Tournament – May 15

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