Registration

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

EXPLORER $400
PIONEER $300
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 2022 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 Regionals should register directly with their regional event.  All other EXPLORER and PIONEER class teams that are not part of a regional should register directly with the World Championship Qualifier event - and should click/tap here to register.

Please click/tap here for the EXPLORER class eligibility requirements, and click/tap here for PIONEER class eligibility requirements.

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*

Feb 20, 2022 April 24, 2022 May 26, 2022
*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.
Alabama - Northern Gulf Coast March 1, 2022 April 8, 2022 April 29, 2022 (In-Person)
American Samoa TBD    
Arizona March 1, 2022 April 24, 2022 May 7, 2022
ASEAN - Indonesia TBD    
Bermuda TBD    
California - Monterey Bay Feb 21, 2022 March 30, 2022 April 23, 2022 (In-Person & Hybrid)
California - San Francisco Bay Golden Bear TBD    
California - Southern California March 25, 2022 May 1, 2022 May 14, 2022
Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador Feb 28, 2022 May 2, 2022 May 27, 2022 (In-Person)
China - EXPLORER March 1, 2022 March 31, 2022 June 6, 2022(In-Person)
China - SCOUT/NAVIGATOR/RANGER TBD    
China - Smartsea SCOUT/NAVIGATOR TBD    
Coastal Carolina TBD    
Colorado - Rocky Mountain TBD   April 14, 2022
Egypt March 15, 2022 April 30, 2022 May 19, 20222 (In-Person)
Florida TBD   April 30, 2022
Georgia - Artesian City Feb 28, 2022 April 28, 2022 April 30, 2022 (Hybrid)
Georgia - Gray's Reef Feb 28, 2022 April 22, 2022 May 7, 2022 (Hybrid)
Great Lakes TBD    
Guam TBD    
Hawaii - Big Island TBD    
Hawaii - Oahu TBD    
Hong Kong (RANGER & EXPLORER) TBD    
Hong Kong (SCOUT & NAVIGATOR) TBD    
India TBD    
Indiana TBD    
Macau - NAVIGATOR SuperRegional TBD    
Mid-Atlantic March 1, 2022 April 24, 2022 May 14, 2022
Midwest -Shedd Aquarium Feb 28, 2022 April 9, 2022 May 7, 2022
New England March 21, 2022 April 16, 2022 May 1, 2022
Ohio - Buckeye TBD    
Oregon March 7, 2022 April 15, 2022 May 7, 2022 (Hybrid)
Pennsylvania TBD    
Russia - Far East March 7, 2022 May 1, 2022 May 6 & 7, 2022 (In-Person)
Saudi Arabia TBD    
Tennessee - Appalachian Highlands March 1, 2022 April 30, 2022 May 14, 2022 (Hybrid)
Tennessee - Chattanooga March 7, 2022 May 1, 2022 May 7, 2022 (Hybrid)
Tennessee - Mid South TBD    
Texas TBD    
Tunisia TBD   April 15, 2022
Turkey March 1, 2022 March 15, 2022 March 26, 2022 (Virtual)
United Arab Emirates TBD    
United Kingdom - Scotland March 7, 2022 April 1, 2022 April 21, 2022
Washington - Olympic Coast TBD   May 21, 2022
Washington - Pacific Northwest March 12, 2022 April 15, 2022 May 7, 2022
Wisconsin TBD