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How to Participate

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] (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:

Shipping information





Postal Code:  

City or Town: 



E-mail Address:

* It’s very important that a person’s name is included in the Attention field.

Team information

Name of the team (this may be the same name as the university)

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.

Created January 3, 2023, Updated February 7, 2024