Judges & Volunteers

Welcome new judges and volunteers and we welcome back veterans!  Thank you for supporting the middle school. high school, and college level teams competing in the  MATE PA Regional ROV Challenge.  

Login here for information and resources to help support your role.   The challenge will be held at Villanova University, May 12, 2018, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.



Local students develop underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)

 MATE PA Regional ROV Challenge

May 12, 2018-  Villanova, PA –Thirty teams from CN, NY, PA, NJ, DE, MD, and DC will compete in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) PA Challenge’s 9th Annual Student ROV Competition.  Remotely Operated Vehicles or ROV’s are tethered underwater robots used to complete tasks in underwater environments.  The teams will compete using an ROV they designed and built during the school year.

Teams must prepare technical documentation for their vehicle, make a product presentation and create a marketing display to a panel of university and industry judges for awards.  The top three teams move onto MATE International.

For more information contact: Velda Vanessa Morris, Regional Coordinator, vmvrobot@gmail.com   www.marinetech.org

Velda Vanessa Morris

Regional Coordinator