Volunteers Needed

We need an army of volunteers to dedicate their time and talent in ensuring that our competitions provide a safe and secure environment for students to participate in FULL CONTACT INNOVATION. If you want to come see sparks ignite with both the Bots and the enthusiasm of the students, please volunteer at our competitions.

We need technical and non-technical professionals at our events. Click here for a full list and description of volunteer positions. Select locations and dates below, then complete the form for the specific position(s) that you can help with.

Interested in volunteering in other ways, not necessarily at a competition? No problem! Please email Michel Conklin at [email protected].

Click HERE to get involved!

Upcoming BotsIQ Combat Robotics Competitions Dates:

2023 Preliminary Competitions:

  • Westmoreland County Community College – Student Achievement Center – March 8 & 9, 2023 (Set Up Day – March 7, 2023)
  • Robert Morris University – John Jay Center – March 15, 2023 (Set Up Day – March 14, 2023)

2023 Finals Competitions:

  • PennWest California (formerly known as Cal U) – Convocation Center – April 28 & 29, 2023 (Set Up Day – April 26, 2023)

‘Burgh Bash 2023 – BotsIQ National Championship: 

  • Rosedale Technical College – May 19 & 20, 2023 (Set Up Day – May 18, 2023)

Volunteer Requirements

All BotsIQ competition volunteers need to register and sign up on our online volunteer website. As part of the online registration, you will complete a disclaimer consenting to our Volunteer Agreement, Event Liability Release Form, and Social Media/Photo Release Form.  Copies of these forms will be emailed to you after you confirm your volunteer registration.

Finally, ANYONE volunteering at our competitions will need to have the following free certifications/paperwork completed and on file with BotsIQ every 60 months:

All necessary paperwork and clearances should be submitted to Liz Blashock at [email protected].

Thank you to our sponsors

This site was funded by a generous grant from the Allegheny Foundation.