2012 was the final competition year

Due to funding uncertainty, the ION and AFRL have decided not to hold a 10th annual RLC in the summer of 2013.  After having provided nine successful competitions for over 450 students from 25 schools, we felt it was time to make a change in order to reduce funding/infrastructure/manpower requirements.  We’re planning to present a [...]

2012 Competition Results

Dynamic competition 1.  Wright State University 2.  Miami University 3.  Case Western Reserve University Static competition 1.  California State University, Fullerton 2.  Syracuse University 3.  University of Michigan, Dearborn Competed: – Auburn University (dynamic) – University of Florida (dynamic) – University of Florida (static) – University of North Florida (static) – Southern Polytechnic State University [...]

Rules updated and welcome package released (9-May-2012)

The competition rules have been updated to reflect a safety concern with uncovered mowing blades. Check out the welcome package for details regarding competition schedule and locations. Please have a look and let us know if you have any questions.

2012 Rules and Application posted

Check out the “2012 Competition Info” page link above.

2011 Reports, Finally!

As teams start preparing for the 2012 competition, here are last year’s reports for reference. Auburn University’s report was over the 2 MB upload limit for this site, but we’d be happy to email it out. Capra “Herbinator” Case Western Reserve Univ. “Cutter IV” Cedarville Univ. “SnD” Cleveland State Univ. Calif. State Univ. Fullerton “Titan [...]

9th Annual Robotic Lawn Mower Competition Announced

The ION’s 9th Annual Robotic Lawn Mower Competition will be held May 31 – June 2, 2012 in Beavercreek, Ohio. May 31 – June 2, 2012 Siebenthaler’s Beaver Valley Garden Center Beavercreek, OH RoboMow.ion.org

2011 Competition Results

Dynamic competition 1.  Case Western Reserve University 2.  Auburn University 3.  Wright State University Static competition 1.  University of Florida 2.  University of Michigan, Dearborn 3.  University of North Florida (prize reduced due to mowing less than 50% of field) Best Cut Case Western Reserve University Thanks again to all the competitors, sponsors, and volunteers.  [...]

Thursday (2-June) Team Presentations

Hopefully all the teams are making finals adjustments to their mowers and are getting ready to join us next week for the competition!  All teams are required to be at Tec^Edge on Springfield St. (see the Welcome Package for directions) at 1pm, Thursday June 2, ready to present their mower details.  Please contact EricV if you [...]

8th Annual Competition Welcome Package Released

Find all the info on the 8th annual competition included in this 2011 RLC Welcome Package. Feel free to ask EricV or DonV any questions regarding the competition, directions, or logistics. Thanks! -RLC Team

2011 Sponsors

ION thanks the sponsors of the 8th Annual Robotic Lawn Mower Competition!