The Robot Challenge

The Robot Challenge

Harness the power of engineering! Assemble and program your own robot car using Raspberry Pi and Python to enable complex navigation and obstacle avoidance. Then put your skills to the test by putting your robot through the Polytechnic Rover Challenge obstacle course!

Program highlights include:

  • Assemble a 4WD robot car kit under the direction of K-State professors
  • Learn to program a Raspberry Pi 3 computer
  • Use Python programming language to open the door to unlimited rover capabilities


2021 Robot Challenge is now full.


Date: July 20-22, 2021

Time: 12:45-5:15 p.m.

Grade: Students in 9-12th grade

Cost: $375

Registration deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021

Registration includes t-shirt, 4WD robot car kit and materials, and a daily snack.


Registration Requirements:

  • Complete registration form, accessed through the registration button
  • Payment of registration fee