The 2014 BURP Award Winner is Blue Panther from the university of Massachusetts at Amherst!

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Trinity College Robot Contest

Registration for the 2015 Trinity College Robot Contests will be open from January 8, 2015 to March 15, 2015!

Check back again later to register.

Contest merchandise is now available for purchase online.  Click below to visit our new online store.

Over 100 volunteers are needed to ensure a successful event.  Most positions require  a commitment of just 3 hours!  Some positions are ideal for parent/spectators, too.  Click below for more information.


The BURP Award is the highest honor that a fire fighting robot team can earn.  The relative ranking of the robots within their respective division determines their BURP score.  The BURP score is based on 50% on the robot performance in the arena, 25% on the Olympiad score and 25% on the poster score.  High School and Senior level, unique robots are eligible to win.

*** Save The Date ***

March 28-29, 2015

Registration will open January 8, 2015

The Trinity College Robot Contests are open, not-for-profit events that require invention of autonomous, socially relevant robots.  The contests promote creativity, teamwork, the understanding and application of STEM subjects and the sharing of ideas.

March 28-29, 2015

Hartford, Connecticut