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2016 Global Conference on Educational Robotics

The 2016 Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER) will be held July 6, 2016 - July 10, 2016 (pre-conference on July 5) at the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort located in St. Augustine, Florida.

All team members participating in the International Botball® Tournament, KIPR Open Tournament, or Aerial Drone Contest must be registered for the full conference. GCER registration does not cover preconference workshops, optional field trips or food / lodging at the conference venue. You must purchase those items separately.


Everyone interested in robotics and STEM education is encouraged to attend the conference! Each year students, educators, enthusiasts, and professionals from across the world gather at the Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER) to connect with peers, discuss technology-related ideas, and cheer on their favorite teams during two exciting autonomous robot tournaments.

International Botball® Champions

2015 - Winchester High School (15-0371) - Winchester, Massachusetts
2014 - Great Mills High School (14-0506) - Great Mills, Maryland
2013 - Dead Robot Society (13-0006) - Herndon, Virginia
2012 - Los Altos Community Team (12-0636) - Los Altos, California
2011 - Hanalani Schools (11-0052) - Mililani, Hawaii
2010 - Hanalani Schools (10-0052) - Mililani, Hawaii
2009 - Alcott Middle School (09-0050) - Norman, Oklahoma
2008 - Cedar Brook Academy (08-0008) - Clarksburg, Maryland
2007 - Cedar Brook Academy (07-0008) - Clarksburg, Maryland
2006 - Norman High School (06-0238) - Norman, Oklahoma
2005 - Norman High School (05-0003) - Norman, Oklahoma
2004 - Crystal Springs Uplands School (04-0162) - Hillsborough, California
2003 - Rolla Area Homeschool (03-0296) - St. James, Missouri
2002 - Columbia Robotics Club - Columbia, Missouri
2001 - Foothill HS Team 2 (FT2) - San Jose, California
2000 - Paxon School for Advanced Studies (PAX) - Florida