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2015 Robot Riot


May 16, 2015 Robot Riot 


The Robot Riot was a blast! Thanks to everyone who attended and competed and cheered the teams on.

And thanks to coaches who shared insights and suggestions for further outreach in the community to spread the knowledge of LEGO Mindstorms, FIRST and our collective vision of STEM collaboration.


Winner List:

Magic Carpet

FIRST PLACE Robot: Pre-Planned Pete from the Whitesboro community team Tera Orbi

SECOND PLACE Robot: Janice from JFK Middle School (Utica)

THIRD PLACE Robot: K-Vac2 from the Whitesboro community team Tera Orbi



FIRST PLACE Robot: Robin from Albany Elementary School (Utica)

SECOND PLACE Robot: Tiger Beatle from Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Program 

THIRD PLACE Robot: Motorized Monster from Albany Elementary School



What's special about the Robot Riot? COACHES PLAY!

Yup, it's your chance, coaches, to get in there and program and build and collaborate with the kids on your team.

All teams must include at least 2 members, and one of those members must be a child between ages 9 and 18! 

More Robotics! Check out SummerITeens at SUNY Poly. Day camps in robotics and other applied math/science adventures. See you there!



  1. Magic Carpet
  2. SUMO Competition


Magic Carpet RULES (pdf)

SUMO Robot RULES (pdf)



Please bring your robots and laptops for last-minute adjustments to your programs. Electricity and a 2X6 table provided per team, unless other arrangements made ahead of time.

Registration via email:

Please indicate:



# OF ENTERED ROBOTS PER EVENT (Maximum 2 robots per team per event)




9:00AM Registration Student Center Multi-Purpose Room
9:30AM Magic Carpet  
10:00AM SUMO  
11:45AM Awards  
12:00PM  Closure