MATE International/World Championship Information

Excite, Educate, Empower
Students Engineering Solutions to Global Problems


This year, the competition is challenging this community 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.

The 19th annual MATE international ROV competition will take place June 25-27, 2020 at Villanova University in Villanova Pennsylvania, USA.  Regional contests will take across the U.S. and around the world. 

Teams must compete at the nearest regional competition or complete a demonstration of their vehicle to earn the opportunity to move on to the international competition.  Click here to find information about the regional contest nearest you.  Not sure which regional your team would participate in?  Contact Jill Zande

The links below will become active as information is available. 

  • LODGING & TRAVEL INFORMATION
  • Shipping Information
    • Letter for helping your team through US Customs
       
  • Schedule of events
  • Individual team schedules
  • Engineering Presentation Schedule
  • Product Demonstration Schedule
  • Information about workstations and safety inspection protocol
  • Safety Inspection Protocol
  • EXPLORER class teams and number assignments
  • RANGER class teams and number assignments
  • Tent/workstation assignments
  • Team Product Demonstration Briefing