MATE Northern Gulf Coast Regional ROV Competition

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Get ready for the coolest competition of the year:  area students from local teams flying hand-built, remote controlled robots through a challenging series of precision maneuvers - all in under 15 minutes - underwater.  This year, the competition is challenging students to tackle problems that impact the entire world. Plastics clogging our rivers, lakes, waterways, and ocean, from the surface to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Climate change raising ocean temperatures, affecting the health of coral reefs. Contaminants in our waterways. You can find these scenarios from Pennsylvania to Portugal, Florida to Australia, the Western Pacific to the Mid-Atlantic, and Indianapolis to Indonesia.

2021 MATE Northern Gulf Coast Regional ROV Competition
Dauphin Island Sea Lab


REGIONAL COORDINATION TEAM

Rachel McDonald

Rachel has been the regional coordinator for the Northern Gulf Coast Regional since 2015. She currently works at the Dauphin Island Sea as the ROV and Outreach Educator.