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Regional Competition Network-1

Regional network that represents organizational partnerships.

The MATE Competition Network began in 2001 and currently consists of 46 regional events that take place across the U.S. and around the world. Regional competitions serve as feeders into the annual MATE World Championship.

The Regional Competition Network represents partnerships with organizations such as professional societies, research institutions, state and government agencies, community colleges and universities, public aquaria and science museums, and non-profits.

Below is an alphabetical list of the regional competitions. Clicking on the region name will direct you to that regional's webpage. If you are unsure which region you should participate in, please contact us!

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Regional Host Location Host Organization
St. Vrain Valley School District, Longmont, CO
June 20-25, 2023
Fluid Power Quiz
now - April 26, 2023
Dauphin Island, Alabama
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Pago Pago, American Samoa
American Samoa Department of Education
Tucson, Arizona
University of Arizona Campus Recreation Center
Surabaya-Jawa Timur, Indonesia
Sekolah Robot Indonesia
St. George's, Bermuda
Bermuda Institute of Biological Sciences
Watsonville, California
Vallejo, California
California Maritime Academy
Long Beach, California
Long Beach City College
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
The Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland
SanYa, Hainan Province, China
International League of Underwater Robot (ILUR)
Longmont, Colorado
Innovation Center of SVVSD, St. Vrain Valley School District
Alexandria, Egypt
Delta Square International LLC
Boca Raton, Florida
North Broward Preparatory School
Albany, GA
Savannah, Georgia
Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Alpena, Michigan
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Barrigada, Guam
U.S. Dept. of Education
Hilo, Hawaii
Hong Kong
Institute of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong
Norfolk, Virginia
Old Dominion University VMASC
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Hoffman Estates High School
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
PAST Foundation
Newport, Oregon
Oregon State University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Villanova University
May 6, 2022
Maritime State University
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)
Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Trident Ocean
Johnson City, Tennessee
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Tennessee Valley Robotics
Memphis, Tennessee
Crosstown High School
Oceaneering, Inc.
Nabeul, Tunisia
scholar group les écoles idéales
Aberdeen, Scotland
Robert Gordon University School of Engineering
Washington - Olympic Coast
Forks, Washington
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for Olympic Coast NMS
Seattle, Washington
MTS-Puget Sound
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin