Robot Game Referee
Suitable for: Anyone with an interest in encouraging young people into STEM. No specialist background required.
Amount of time required: Attendance at tournament day(s), possibly a couple of hours training. Preferably, referees would spend some time learning the Robot Game rules leading up to the event.
Involves: Observing team robot games, assessing field for scoring of matches and participating in deliberations regarding contested calls and official scores. Referees play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play, maintaining the pace of the event, and providing encouragement and recognition of the teams’ achievements.