Upcoming Events


May
23
2024

Join BotsIQ for its first Girls Exploring Manufacturing Day.  The event includes hands-on activities for girls in 7th-12th grade.

Event details: 

Thursday, May 23, 2024

8:30AM – 1:30PM | Lunch Provided

PennWest California

250 University Avenue, California, PA

Tentative Schedule: 

8:30AM – 9:00AM – Registration

9:00AM – Event Kickoff – Welcome

9:45AM – 10:45AM – Breakout Session #1

11:00AM – 12:00PM – Breakout Session #2

12:00PM – 1:15PM – Lunch (provided by BotsIQ)

1:30PM – Dismissal – Drive safely!

Registration is required: 

https://form.jotform.com/conklin/botsiq-events-registrations-2023-24.

May
23
2024

Join BotsIQ for its first Girls Exploring Manufacturing Day in partnership with PennWest California.  The event includes hands-on activities for girls in 7th – 12th grade.

Event details:
Thursday, May 23, 2024
9:00AM – 1:30PM | Lunch Provided
PennWest California – Coover Hall

Tentative Schedule:
9:00AM – 9:30AM – Registration, light breakfast (provided by BotsIQ)
9:30AM – Event Kick-off

PennWest California Mechatronics Engineering Technology Welcome

Keynote Speaker (TBD)

10:00AM – 11:15PM – Breakout Session #1
11:15AM – 12:15PM – Lunch (provided by BotsIQ)
12:15PM – 1:30PM – Breakout Session #2
1:30PM – Dismissal – Drive safely!

Registration coming soon!  Check back!

June
10
2024

Monday, June 10, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

June
10
2024

June 10, 2024 – June 14, 2024

Westmoreland Community College’s Advanced Technology Center

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grades: 6th – 8th

Activity: Students will engage in fun engineering challenges, and design, build, and code LEGO solutions to solve real-world problems.

June
11
2024

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

June
17
2024

June 17, 2024 – June 21, 2024

BotsIQ TEC
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Grades: 4th – 6th
Activity: Kids will explore the world of circuitry through multiple hands-on activities, and will design, laser cut, and 3D print their own creations.

June
19
2024

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

June
24
2024

Monday, June 24, 2024

Westmoreland Country Club

TENTATIVE

July
08
2024

July 8, 2024 – July 12, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grades: 4th – 6th

Activity:  Students will identify a real-world problem, conceptualize and prototype a robotic solution, build a business model and deliver a final pitch to a panel of industry professionals.

July
10
2024

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

July
24
2024

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

July
29
2024

July 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Grades: 3rd – 5th

Activity:  Kids will be engaging in space themed hands-on activities such as launching bottle rockets, performing a rocket egg drop, building their own Mars Rover and much more! 

August
05
2024

August 5, 2024 – August 16, 2024 (Weekdays Only)

BotsIQ TEC

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grades: 7th – 9th 

Activity: Kids will participate in hands-on activities such as CAD, soldering/wiring, coding, 3D printing, and machining work. Skills will help their advancement in future combat robotic competitions.  

August
07
2024

Wednesday, August 07, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

July
22
2025

July 22, 2024 – July 25, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm 

Grades: 6th – 9th 

Activity: Kids will explore careers in manufacturing and robotics through several hands-on activities, like laser cutting jewelry, soldering cool gadgets, and exploring foundry activities. 

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Latest Past Events


May
18
2024
‘Burgh Bash Competition

Saturday, May 18, 2024

UPMC Events Center

BotsIQ’s invitational tournament is returning again in 2024! The event is free to attend, so come spectate!

For this event, guests will not be permitted to bring in outside food or drink, will be required to walk through a metal detector, and are only permitted to carry bags up to 12″x12″. For more information, please read the UPMC Events Center FAQ here.

Location: Robert Morris University’s UPMC Events Center, 6001 University Blvd, Moon Twp, PA 15108

Tentative Schedule:

8AM – Pits Open
9AM – Competition Starts
12PM – Lunch 
1PM – Competition Starts
5PM – Awards Ceremony

Follow the bracket here!

Check out the live stream here!

May
17
2024
‘Burgh Bash Competition

Friday, May 17, 2024

UPMC Events Center

BotsIQ’s invitational tournament is returning again in 2024! The event is free to attend, so come spectate!

For this event, guests will not be permitted to bring in outside food or drink, will be required to walk through a metal detector, and are only permitted to carry bags up to 12″x12″. For more information, please read the UPMC Events Center FAQ here.

Location: Robert Morris University’s UPMC Events Center, 6001 University Blvd, Moon Twp, PA 15108

Tentative Schedule:

9AM – 3PM Team Interviews and Safety Inspections
3PM – 5PM Team Free Time
5PM – 9PM Competition Begins

Follow the bracket here!

Check out the live stream here!

May
15
2024
Internship – College Cohort Onboarding

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

May
14
2024
Internship – College Cohort Onboarding

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE

May
13
2024
Internship – College Cohort Onboarding

Monday, May 13, 2024

BotsIQ TEC

TENTATIVE