Teams must apply to compete in this competition. Please send a one to two-page text description of the robotic assembly system that you will use to compete to Kenny Kimble (Kenneth.Kimble [at] nist.gov (Kenneth[dot]Kimble[at]nist[dot]gov)). Include descriptions of your autonomous assembly strategies and robotic assembly system; robot manipulators, end effector technology, sensors used for perception, control software and any plans for incorporating the use of supplied CAD data. Images and Videos that help describe your system and operating principles are encouraged, but not required. Also include a document with the following information:
City or Town:
* It’s very important that a person’s name is included in the Attention field.
Name of the team (this may be the same name as the university)
Do you wish to compete at the venue in person or over a video call in a remote format?
Team captain and or advisor full name and email address:
Each team member full name:
Will the team need a practice board shipped to them?
Note: The names provided will be presented as shown here on any certificate award so make sure the spelling is correct.
The manufacturing track has been made to accommodate teams that are interested in participating virtually. It is always encouraged that teams compete live at the venue, but we understand that this can be difficult and expensive. For teams that choose to compete remote a video check sign-up and a competition time slot sign-up will be passed around prior to the competition day.