Applications for the 2018 Indiana Robotics Invitational is now CLOSED.
Applications will open on the IRI website on Friday, May 4.
The application will remain open through May 14. The date and time you apply is not a consideration by the selection committee.
NOTE: For 2018, we WILL NOT be accepting registration by PayPal / Credit Card. All payments will need to be by CHECK.
The 2017 winning alliance teams have an “automatic, paid invitation”, but still must apply to confirm interest in attending for 2018: 1619 – 195 – 2590 – 1710.
The 2018 Indiana Robotics Invitational is Friday and Saturday, July 13 – 14, with load in on July 12. Location is Lawrence NORTH High School, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis, IN 45256.
Load in will be Thursday night, July 12. We expect an earlier match start time on Friday morning.
Tentative Dates for Information:
Rule Changes Released – TBD
Applications – May 4 to May 14
Invitation – May 22
Confirmation – May 29
Payment Due – June 15
Entry Fee – $850 plus a backpack filled for an elementary school student!
The 2017 IRI is complete!
Check the Results Tab for a final update!
The 2017 Indiana Robotics Invitational is Friday and Saturday, July 14 – 15.
Location is Lawrence NORTH High School, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis, IN 45256.
This is the location of the 2015 event and NOT the same as 2016.
Tentative Dates for Information
Rule Changes Released – May 1
Applications – May 3 to May 15
Invitation – May 22
Payment and Confirmation Due – June 16
Entry Fee – $800 plus a backpack filled for an elementary school student
The 2016 IRI (Indiana Robotics Invitational) will be Friday and Saturday, July 15-16.
The location has changed – our location for 2016 is:
LAWRENCE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (click for map), 7300 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46226
Application for Invitations: May 2 – May 9
Invitations Sent: May 16
Entry Fee: $800 + a Filled Backpack for an Elementary School Student
Entry Fee includes: Team Entry, Team Dinner on Friday Night, Entertainment, Scholarship Support
The preliminary match list is here – LINK
The preliminary pit layout is here – LINK
IRI – General Information
The 2015 Indiana Robotics Invitational is July 17 & 18 at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis. (Set-Up and Load-In is July 16, pm)
We will be playing RecycleRUSH+
Entry Fee is $750 + a backpack filled with school items for a 1st – 2nd grade student.
Entry fee includes event registration, entertainment and Friday night dinner (menu is not complete, but there will be cheesecake for dessert).
We expect to have about 66 – 70 teams.
Applications will open in early May and be open for about 2 weeks. Applications are reviewed based on team performance in the 2015 FIRST season and NOT on the time / date of the application.
Invited teams will have 2 weeks to accept / decline and make payment arrangements.
Details on any game rule changes will be announced before teams must commit to attendance.
Please note that significant time and effort is taken to review every application and make the final decisions on invitations. In 2014 there were over 110 applications. If you are not able to attend, please do not apply “just to see if you can get in”.