MATE international competition
Exploring the Great Lakes: Shipwrecks, Sinkholes, and Conservation in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
The 2014 MATE competition highlights the role that ROVs play in exploring and documenting shipwrecks, studying sinkholes, and conserving our national maritime heritage sights.
The 13th annual MATE international ROV competition will take place June 26-28, 2014 at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary facilities in Alpena, Michigan, USA.
Teams must compete or demonstrate their vehicle at the nearest regional contest in order to earn the opportunity to move on to the international competition. Click here to find information about the regional contest nearest you. Not sure which regional your team would participate in? Contact Jill Zande.
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- 2014 General Information
- Photos of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary facilities
- KEY DEADLINES
- LODGING INFORMATION
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- SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- EXPLORER class # assignments and schedules
- RANGER class # assignments and schedules