Welcome to the

2012 Minnesota Robotics Invitational!

October 6th, Roseville, MN

Mission Location Registration Schedule Rule Changes Scholarships Contact Us


The Minnesota Robotics Invitational (MRI) is an off-season FIRST Robotics Competition event, hosted in Roseville, MN. We have a real FIRST field, real FIRST electronics and a trained FTA to run the competition.

The mission of MRI is to host an enjoyable, high quality, and well-organized FIRST Robotics Competition event, bringing together teams from across the Minnesota FIRST community.

The MRI is a family-friendly event that is open for all of the public to attend. Competitors are invited to register by filling out an application to compete. The first 36 Minnesota teams with a paid registration will be the competitors.


Roseville Area High School 1240 West County Road B2, Roseville, MN 55113

Mapquest link to MRI


Please fill out the attached registration form, attach a check for $150 and send to

Tom Lageson
	1740 North Pascal Street
	Falcon Heights, MN  55113
2012 MRI Registration Form


Friday, October 5, 2012

5:00 PM Field and Pit setup begins

Saturday, October 6, 2012

7:00 AM Doors Open

8:15 AM Drivers Meeting on the field

8:45 AM Opening Ceremonies

9:00 AM Matches Begin

12:00 NOON Lunch Break

2:15 PM Eliminations End / Alliance Selection

2:45 PM Semi-Finals/Finals

3:30 PM Closing Ceremonies

6:00 PM Field is packed, event is over

Rule Changes

Rule changes to be determined. Check back for updates.


Congratulations to Gary Kelner from Team 2052, the Knightkrawlers from Irondale H.S. Gary won a $300 scholarship sponsored by Vista Technologies LLC at the 2011 MRI.

Vista Technologies LLC is sponsoring two $500 scholarships to be awarded to 2013 high school graduates that will be attending college in the fall. Scholarship applicants must be a member of a team registered for the 2012 Minnesota Robotics Invitational and must also be attending the MRI.

Deadline for the application is September 22nd, 2012.

Please fill out the attached scholarship application form, and send to

Tom Lageson
	1740 North Pascal Street
	Falcon Heights, MN  55113
2012 MRI Scholarship Application

Contact Us

MRI questions or to volunteer: arden@firebears.org