So what is this MOONBOTS Challenge all about? WIN a Robotics Toolkit and even a Once-in- a-Lifetime Trip!
February 1, 2017 - March 15, 2017 (Phase One)
FREE to Enter No travel necessary. Competition is open to kids all over the world. Win cool PRIZES like robotics toolkits from VEX Robotics, Inc, LEGO Education and MECCANO and other cool electronics.
Step 1: Go online and register your team at www.moonbots.org. Teams can have 2-4 members of 8-17 years old. Each team must have one team captain of 18 years and older.
Step 2: Create a 2-minute Video about what you would leave behind on the Moon. Use your imagination, creativity, facts or fiction as inspiration.
Step 3: Submit all items required for the Team registration (registration
ends March 1) and the Video before March 15, 2017.
All Phase One submissions will be judged between March 16 and March 31, 2017. Phase One winners will be announced on or around March 31, 2017.
31 March 2017 - 30 June 2017 (Phase Two)
12 Teams from all over the world will be selected. Free to compete. No travel necessary. Win cool PRIZES like a historical trip to meet the winner of the Google Lunar XPRIZE challenge!
Step 1: Design a MOONBOTS game for your robot to rove on your lunar landscape.
Step 2: Build your lunar landscape.
Step 3: Build and program your robot. Robot kit is provided.
Step 4: Demonstrate your robot in a live online mission. No travel necessary.
Step 5: Demonstrate your robot in your community as a public outreach project.
Step 6: Submit a summary video about your public outreach project.
Step 7: Submit photos of your lunar landscape, your robot, team and your outreach project.
20 July 2017
ONE TEAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER TO GO ON A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME TRIP TO MEET THE WINNING GOOGLE LUNAR XPRIZE TEAM!