Sumobot Tournament

Design and build your own Sumobot, and compete to win prizes in a Sumo Tournament.

There will be a LEGO Mindstorms class and non-LEGO robot classes. Build your own robot at home or join us on January 19 and 26 to build a Mindstorms Sumobot at our lab.

Thanks to Our Prize Sponsors

Robot Classes

LEGO Class

Robots built completely from LEGO Mindstorms EV3, NXT, or other LEGO brand parts. Must have a starting size of less than 9 cubic inches, but may expand after the match starts.

Small Class

Robots may be built from any material as long as it complies with all other rules. Must have a starting size of less than 6 cubic inches and weight less than 0.5 pounds. The robot may expand after the match starts.

Large Class

Robots may be built from any material as long as it complies with all other rules. Must have a starting size of less than 9 cubic inches and weight less than 1 pound. The robot may expand after the match starts.

Join us!

Adults and kids of all ages are welcome to compete!  Please make sure you have read all the rules before the tournament.

Please arrive at 10:00 for inspections. We anticipate that the tournament will be finished before 3:00 but it depends on how many Sumobots enter the tournament.

Register to let us know you are coming! If you’re interested in helping with the tournament, please let us know.

Sponsor a Prize

Your company will be recognized before, during, and after the competition.

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