"These are the sort of things that 10, 12, 15 years ago computer science PhDs were working on, and now you've got 12, 14, 15 year old students doing it."

   - David Lavery,
      Solar System Explorations, NASA

Smart Robots. Smarter Students!
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What does Botball cost?

KISS Institute for Practical Robotics is always working hard to implement long-term plans that significantly lower the cost of participation in Botball. We are very grateful for the support we receive from our teams, sponsors, and volunteers.

If you would like to help to the Botball program, please visit our Sponsorship Overview page for ways you can donate.

2015 Registration Fees

Fees for US and International Teams (Austrian Teams excluded)

$2,500 - - New Teams

**Teams and organizations that are new to Botball will have to choose the New Team option for registration.

$2,200 - - *Returning Teams

*Returning Teams MUST REUSE all LEGO pieces from the 2014 season (this does not include the KIPR metal part set) and their Create (with charger/battery/cables).

$1,850 - - **Returning Teams with KIPR Link reuse option

**Returning Teams MUST REUSE their KIPR Links (with chargers/cameras/cables); all LEGO pieces from the 2014 season (this does not include the KIPR metal part set); and their Create (with charger/battery/cables).

Funding Resources

Visit the team funding page of our site for ideas on raising funds and securing sponsorships for your Botball team.

If other efforts fail, you may apply for a Botball Scholarship. Click here for details on the scholarship application process.