Registration

Registration fees are as follows (all prices are $US):

EXPLORER $400
RANGER $200
NAVIGATOR $100
SCOUT $50

*Some regionals will offer discounts on registration fees; others may have sponsors or scholarships to help cover them.  Contact your regional coordinator for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration fee payments are credit card ONLY. Registration fees cannot be refunded or transferred to future years or other teams.

Check below for information regarding registration for your regional event.  As registrations open for the 2021 MATE competition season, the list below will be updated and populated with information. 

EXPLORER Teams who compete in the ASEAN, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Turkey or United Arab Emirates Super-Regionals should register directly with their regional event.  All other EXPLORER class teams should register directly with the "World Championship Qualifier" event.   

Please click here for the EXPLORER class eligibility requirements.

Please click here for the MATE ROV Competition Participant Code of Conduct

Tutorials for registration are here: Mentors/Instructors, Student Participants OVER 18, and Student Particpants UNDER 18 (for parents and/or legal guardians).  

The MATE ROV Competition has Health and Safety Guidance for In-Person Events - Click here to review this document

Direct links to registration pages are below:

Event Registration Opens Team Registration Closes Competition Date

World Championship Qualifier*

April 23, 2021 June 1, 2021 August 5-7, East Tennessee State University
*We at MATE HQ are opening registration for the World Championship Qualifier with the following caveat:  we may need to cancel because of 1) COVID or 2) lack of team participation to make running the event viable.
American Samoa April 21, 2021 April 27, 2021 April 27, 2021 (In-Person)
Appalachian Highlands March 1, 2021 April 15, 2021 April 30-May 1, 2021 (Hybrid)
Arizona     TBD
ASEAN No event in 2021   RANGER and EXPLORER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Asia - NAVIGATOR No event in 2021   Event cancelled due to COVID-19
Bermuda Pending   June 5, 2021 (In-Person)
Big Island No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
China - Mainland     TBD
Coastal Carolina March 29. 2021 May 5, 2021 May 8, 2021 (Hybrid)
Colorado - Rocky Mountain April 13, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14 & 15, 2021 (In-Person)
Egypt March 1, 2021 May 5, 2021 May 20-22 June 3-5, 2021 (In-Person) CHANGE OF DATE
Florida April 22, 2021 May 9, 2021 North Broward Preparatory School (In-Person)
Gray's Reef - Southeast February 5, 2021 April 16, 2021 May 1 & 2, 2021 (Hybrid)
Great Lakes - Michigan No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Guam May 13, 2021 May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021 (Hybrid)
Hong Kong (RANGER & EXPLORER) May 6, 2021 June 5, 2021 June 12, 2021 (Remote)
Hong Kong (SCOUT & NAVIGATOR)     March 6-20, 2021 (In-Person)
India No event in 2021   Event cancelled due to COVID-19
Indiana - STEMNASIUM Circle City No event in 2021   Event cancelled due to COVID-19
Mid-Atlantic No event in 2021   Competitors should register with either Appalachian Highlands, Coastal Carolina, or Pennsylvania regional events 
Mid-South April 27, 2021 May 21, 2021 June 11 & 12, 2021 (hybrid)
New England March 2, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 22, 2021 (Remote)
Newfoundland & Labrador April 21, 2021 November 1, 2021

November 18-20, 2021 (In-Person) RANGER class competitors should contact their Regional Coordinators for information about qualifying for the 2021 World Championship

Northern California - Monterey May 11, 2021 Various June 19, 2021 (Hybrid)*
*We at MATE HQ are opening registration for the Northern California - Monterey regional with the following caveat: we may need to cancel 1) because of COVID or 2) if the U.S. Navy has a need to use the facility.
Northern Gulf Coast March 1, 2021 April 2, 2021 April 23-25, 2021 (Hybrid)
Nova Scotia     TBD
Oahu No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Ohio - Buckeye No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Olympic Coast     TBD
Oregon April 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 May 19-23, 2021 (Hybrid)
Pacific Northwest No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Pennsylvania February 14, 2021 May 15, 2021 June 5, 2021 (Remote)
Russia - Far East March 19, 2021 April 25, 2021 May 7 & 8, 2021 (In-Person)
San Francisco Bay - Golden Bear No event in 2021   Competitors should register with the Monterey Regional event
Scotland March 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 June 2, 2021 (Remote)
Shedd Aquarium - Midwest April 12, 2021 May 15, 2021 June 5, 2021 (In-person)
Southern California - Long Beach No event in 2021   RANGER class competitors should follow video submission guidelines
Texas February 22, 2021 April 1, 2021 May 15-June 1, 2021 (Remote)
Tunisia No event in 2021   Event cancelled due to COVID-19
Turkey April 6, 2021 April 14, 2021 April 16, 2021 (Remote)
United Arab Emierates No event in 2021   RANGER and EXPLORER class teams should follow video submission guidelines
Wisconsin March 19, 2021 April 20, 2021 May 8-16, 2021 (Hybrid)