BLOOMINGTON ROBOTICS CLUB

"Continuously Striving to Get Kids Excited About Science and Technology"

Bloomington Robotics Club is instrumental in providing Indiana educators and students the necessary resources to integrate robotics into learning activities and to support robotics teams.

Bloomington Robotics Club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is supported by the generous contributions of individual members, colleges, organizations, foundations, and businesses.

  • COOK Medical
  • Ivy Tech Community College

Grant Application

This grant provides robotics teams in the state of Indiana the resources to purchase robotic equipment and supplies necessary for participating in robotics competitions. Priority is given to schools and organizations that register for a Bloomington Robotics Club event.

Why Participate in a Bloomington Robotics Club event?

Local

Close-to-home contest locations reduce travel costs.

No registration fees!

Use your funds to buy parts and equipment

No required kit to buy! Use any robot kit or build your own!

Be innovative and engineer!

Improve your Design

Five opportunities to compete. Improve each time.

Awards at each contest

Gain league points and win the overall championship award.


BRC Competitions 2018-2019

  • Division: Pre-College (Elementary, Middle School and High School aged students)
  • Play as few or as many times over a 6 month period! No registration fees! Use any robot kit or build your own.
  • Games *all rules are at bottom of the page!
    • Mini-Sumo Robot
    • Pick & Place Programming
    • Robot Maze Contest
    • Robo Hockey
    • Returning for 2018! Recovery - Line Follower

BRC Championship Series Winner is the team that scores the most points in the 5 BRC League Play competitions (Point system is 10 for 1st, 7 for 2nd, and then 6,5,4… descending to 8th place). Pounds of food donated will be the tie-breaker if needed. Overall winning team will receive $500 from Bloomington Robotics Club.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

13th Annual Bloomington Robotics Club @ Ivy Tech Community College

Where: COOK Pavilion - Shreve Hall (building map)

Team Registration: OPEN Each team must fill out a separate registration.

Admission Fee: 12 non-perishable canned food items per school/organization. Counts for BRC League Play points

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Bloomington Robotics Club @ Lost River Career Cooperative - Paoli High School

Team Registration: OPEN

Admission Fee: 12 non-perishable canned food items per school/organization. Counts for BRC League Play points

Saturday, February ??, 2019

Bloomington Robotics Club @ Clay City Junior-Senior High School

Team Registration: CLOSED

Admission Fee: 12 non-perishable canned food items per school/organization. Counts for BRC League Play points

Saturday, TBD, 2019

Bloomington Robotics Club @ Martinsville High School

Where: Martinsville High School

Team Registration: CLOSED

Admission Fee: 12 non-perishable canned food items per school/organization. Counts for BRC League Play points

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Bloomington Robotics Club @ Ivy Tech Community College

Championship

Where: COOK Pavilion - Shreve Hall (building map)

Team Registration: CLOSED

Admission Fee: 12 non-perishable canned food items per school/organization. Counts for BRC League Play points