The Five Star Innovation Engineering Competition

The rules for this competition are simple but the payout is huge!
Bring an innovative engineering project of your own team's design, present it to our military judges, earn the top score, and win the coveted Five Star Innovation STEM Cup and keep what's inside the cup!
Previous winners include a self driving racecar, a dune buggy that runs on water, a lost pet detection system, and a new interface that increases precision in robotic surgeries. 

Buzz The Tower

 Drone Challenge

Five Star Innovation 

Your drone must be programmed to take flight, navigate through tower openings, and then land accurately in the middle of the landing zone.

SUMO

Five Star Innovation

***PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO SUMO RULES TO ALLOW FOR ALL ROBOTS TO COMPETE.  SCORING PARAMETERS HAVE ALSO CHANGED****

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot that can push an opponent, sumo robot, off an elevated wrestling ring. Sumo robot with a maximum weight limit.

Head 2 Head

Line Following

Five Star Innovation

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot that can successfully navigate a line following track faster than your opponent. 

Fastest robot wins!

FireFighting

RoboRAVE Texas

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot that can locate 4 lit candles, approach, and extinguish each one without contact.

Line Following

RoboTex U.S.A.

The aim of the competition is to construct and program a robot that is able to drive through the track as fast as possible while avoiding obstacles and completing various challenges as the robot follows the track line from start to finish.

Jousting

RoboRAVE Texas

Design, build, and program a line following robot that can carry a knight that will knock off your opponent’s knight by using it’s lance.

Basketball

Robotex U.S.A.

In the basketball competition, two robots compete against each other, trying to score as many baskets as possible in a given time. It is one of the hardest competitions in Robotex.

RoboRAVE

Line Following

RoboRAVE Texas

An autonomous robot must follow a line to a tower, stop, deliver at least 1 ping pong ball, and return to home under 3 minutes. If time permits, the robot must then deliver a set number of balls for each division. Once the team has delivered the required number of balls, the time is stopped; however, a team can use all 3 minutes if needed

a-MAZE-ing competition

RoboRAVE Texas

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot capable of completing an elevated maze in 2 minutes or less. The faster you can complete this tasks increases your overall score.

FolkRace

Robotex USA

Think Grand Turismo.  Your robot must autonomously make its way around a racetrack faster than your 3 competitors robots.

Race to the

Center

Five Star Innovation

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot that can successfully navigate a maze

faster than your opponent. 

Fastest robot wins!

Mystery Challenge

Five Star Innovation

Design, build, and program an autonomous robot that can complete a challenge that will be revealed the day of the competition.  Have what it takes to be on-the-spot innovative?  Join this challenge and prove you're the best!

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