Robotics Club 2022 Registrations

MIE Robotics Club at Sippy Downs 2021

MIE Community Robotics Club is an 11 week program to prepare students to compete in robotics competitions. The program will begin on Saturday 23rd April and the cost is $150 per student. This is the only cost to participate in the program, all robotics equipment, resources, and laptops will be provided and expert presenters will be delivering the workshops.

The Juniors Robotics club is for students in Years 5 and 6. The club is available at Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay and Moreton Bay and will use different robots at the various locations (Lego Spike, mBots and mBot rangers). The students will learn Block coding from experts in the community.

The High Robotics club is for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 and Higher Education students. It is only offered at the USC Moreton Bay campus. This club will be programming with Python and designing their own robots for competition on Saturday afternoons working with Shane Gingell from Out of the Bots. 

At the conclusion of the program teams will be competing in the RoboRave competition on Sunday 17th July 7:30am – 5pm at USC Sunshine Coast Sports Stadium.  

All students who register need to commit to attending all 11 weeks of the program (not held during 2 weeks of school holidays) and competing in teams at the RoboRave competition. The cost of team registration to compete in RoboRave is covered in the Robotics club fee, along with the club tshirt to be worn at club each week and during competition.  

CampusYear levelsDay and timeStart date Last session prior to comp
USC Fraser Coast CampusYears 5 & 6Saturdays
9am – 12pm
Saturday 23rd AprilSaturday 16th July
USC Sunshine Coast CampusYears 5 & 6Saturdays
9am – 12pm
Saturday 23rd AprilSaturday 16th July
USC Moreton Bay CampusYears 5 & 6Saturdays
9am – 12pm
Saturday 23rd AprilSaturday 16th July
USC Moreton Bay CampusYears 10,11 & 12 and Higher Education studentsSaturdays
1pm – 4pm
Saturday 23rd AprilSaturday 16th July

The MIE Robotics Club held at USC Fraser Coast campus is “proudly supported by the Queensland Government—Engaging Science Grants” and our workshop partner STEAMfesta (STEAMfesta information below).

Register here for the 2022 robotics clubs

– Registrations close at lunchtime on Monday 4 April 2022
– To register use the link below OR the QR code
– Preference will be given to students who do not have a robotics club at their school
– You will be notified by Thursday 7 April if the student has been selected into the program
– If selected you will receive an email with a link for payment of $150 per student and paperwork to be completed and returned as soon as possible.

Follow this link to register your expression of interest

QR Code for registration

STEAMfesta is our Fraser Coast Robotics Club Workshop partner.

At STEAMfesta Inc. our aim is to inspire ‘makers’ of all ages to exercise their creativity, and chuckle muscles for a participation festival event like no other on the Fraser Coast.

STEAMfesta Robotique Workshops encourages imagination and creativity for all ages using S.T.E.A.M. as a theme (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths).

We welcome good manners, robotics, and creative imagination with a steampunk edge, learning from the past to make an engaging future.

Proudly supported by the Queensland Government—Engaging Science Grants.

For more information please contact us at mielab@usc.edu.au