Team Info

The MATE ROV Competition is a truly unique robotics program. Our reach is all-inclusive: from elementary through university, MATE teams are comprised of students from every age group. We're not cost-prohibitive: robots can be built on a very small budget and still be highly competitive. And we're real-world driven: all of our missions are based on real tasks and challenges faced by the marine industry today. 

Not sure where to start?  Visit the respective links to the SCOUT, NAVIGATOR, RANGER, and EXPLORER teams for information about our competition classes! 

Are you the parent of a student interested in robotics? Check out the Parents’ Resource Center for links to great information about the MATE ROV competition. 

To be added to the MATE competition e-mail list contact Jill Zande

The following links provide a wealth of information: 

2017-specific competition documents (links will become active as information is made available: 

  • Key dates for the 2016 - 2017 competition season
  • General Information (includes information on eligibility, EXPLORER class demonstrations, and more!) 
  • Missions, Specs, & Scoring
  • EXPLORER CLASS demonstration requirements
  • Competition registration - regional registrations for 2017 will begin opening December 1st, 2016!
  • Competition brochure
  • Your team won your regional or passed your demonstration - what next?!