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April 11, 2024

11am - 5pm

Hosted and Sponsored by

Mid-Atlantic Arlington - Commonwealth Tower

1300 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209

Industry Competitions - RoboNavigate

Training / Preparation:  Thursday, April 11, 2024 2:30pm - 3:45pm


Level of Knowledge:  Beginner


Students will be tasked to program a Parallax robot to migrate through an obstacle course simulating an automated path to carry a small payload from one point to another.  The first team that can carry their payload through the course making their appropriate 90 degree turns along the way and crossing the finish line will win.



Team Setup:  Each team must comprise of 2 individuals representing their school

  • 4 Middle School Teams

  • 4 High School Teams


Programming Language:  PBasic


NOTE:  Each team will be given an laptop and a robot to use on the day of the competition.


How To Sign-Up

  1. Via Download

    1. Use the download to register for both the convention and select the competition you chose to enter

  2. Via Online

    1. Click to Register for the conference (All participants must registered for both days)

    2. Sign-up to Compete for one of the competitions on this page

Rules & Regulations

  • All participants in the competitions must be registered for the conference

  • All participants must be an active student in either middle school, high school or college or home-schooled at the same levels

  • All participants are strongly encouraged to attend Thursday's industry training sessions for the competitions in the afternoon for training and pre-qualification for the competitions

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