iriGet those applications ready for the 2009 Indiana Robotics Invitational. It’s the 10th annual Indiana Robotics Invitational, and promises to be the “biggest and best ever.”  Applications will be accepted starting tomorrow, May 1.

The event takes place July 31 – August 1, 2009, at Lawrence North High School (Indianapolis, IN). 72 teams will compete for a handful of prestigious awards and $1000 scholarships.

Here are your 2009 Robot requirements:

A. Robots must meet the design and safety requirements of the 2009 “Lunacy” Game
B. Teams have an honorary 5 pound allowance in total robot weight. Bring your Gracious Professionalism.  There will be no weigh in or technical inspection.
C. The Referees reserve the right to Disqualify or require Repair or Modification to any robot that appears to be unsafe or is operating outside of the “Lunacy” rules and guidelines.
D.  Robots may be highly modified from their official FIRST competition configuration provided they meet rule A.

Visit www.indianaroboticsinvitational.org and www.chiefdelphi.com for updates.

Please leave a comment if you plan to participate or have a story from a past event.