Program Details

Program Dates: May 26-27 and June 2-3, 2012

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

There will be a one hour lunch break however lunch will not be provided. Students may bring their lunch or purchase their own in one of the many on-campus locations. All RobotX students will eat their lunch in a designated area where microwaves are available.

Grade: 9-12

Cost: $350 *includes full tuition for 4 days and all materials

Location: RobotX will take place in the Engineering Complex on the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto

Your Week at a Glance

Day 1: Learn about your components and choose your building materials while creating a blueprint for your robot.

Day 2 + 3: Build, test and tweak your Bot until it is fit for competition.

Day 4: Final finishing touches and adjusts need to be made as you get ready for the winner-takes-all competition.

Your Battlebot Resources and Tools


Perhaps your greatest resources, your team contains 4 highly dedicated, motivated and competitive high school students from across the city. Together you will design, strategize, build, test and compete for the win!

Advisors and Instructors

Consult with your Team Advisor, Instructor and Mechantonics experts from across the Engineering Faculty. They will provide your team with tips and tricks and help troubleshoot through the planning, building and testing phases of the competition.


Once a design concept is developed and approved (and almost anything goes!), your team will work within a budget to choose the materials needs to implement the design. All materials are provided.


To enrich the Battlebot experience, you will have the opportunity to attend mini-lectures (seminars) led by current UofT Engineering professors and researchers in topices relating to the innovative and vast world of robotics and mechatronics.

To register for RobotX click here!