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:

2022 Preliminary Competitions:
March 2nd – Robert Morris University (set up day: March 1st)
March 15th and March 17th – Westmoreland County Community College (set up day: March 14th)
2022 Finals Competition:
April 29th and April 30th – California University of Pennsylvania (set up days: April 27th and 28th)

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 can be found below and will be emailed to you after you confirm your volunteer registration.  You do not need to print or email these forms.  They are for your records.


Finally, ANYONE volunteering at our competitions, with the EXCEPTION of currently enrolled students, 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 Michel Conklin at [email protected].

Thank you to our sponsors

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