Rose-Hulman welcomes the FIRST Indiana Robotics State Championship

Rose-Hulman welcomes the FIRST Indiana Robotics competition back to campus. The Crossroads Regional was held on campus in spring 2013 and 2014 and now the school will host the FIRST Indiana Robotics State Championship April 14-16, 2022 in the Student Sports and Recreation Center.

The 32 teams that have excelled at District events will arrive on Rose-Hulman’s campus to compete for a coveted spot to Nationals.

Learn more about FIRST Indiana Robotics

Learn more about FIRST Robotics 

View the Full Competition Schedule


A number of food trucks will be on the Rose-Hulman campus during the First Robotics state finals, Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday, April 15

  • Ben’s Hot Dogs and Catering – All beef hot dogs, Polish sausage, chips, sodas
  • Fast Foodies - Pulled pork nachos, pulled pork sandwich, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chili cheese waffle fries, brisket sandwich, waffle fries, battered onion rings, street tacos, chili cheese dogs, chicken mini tacos, pulled pork quesadilla, corn dog nuggets, chicken nuggets
  • Ben’s Pretzels – Pretzels & dipping sauce
  • Anna’s Hands Soul Foods – Menu coming soon
  • Pizza Inferno – Variety of pizza and breadsticks

Saturday, April 16

  • Ben’s Hot Dogs and Catering
  • Fast Foodies
  • Taco Luv
  • Ben’s Pretzels

More Information

Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau

Local Lodging

Directions to Rose-Hulman

Rose-Hulman Campus Map

Register for Special Events

Team Dinner and Social

Please plan to join us for a team social to be held in the Vonderschmitt Dining Hall, Friday, April 15, 2022. Guests will have the opportunity to eat a buffet dinner prepared by our campus food service, Bon Appetit. Cost is $10.00 per person and you can pay online when registering or with a credit/debit card at the event. We apologize, but NO CASH will be accepted by dining services.

Dinner will be followed by a special showing of "More Than Robots", a documentary that follows four teams of teenagers from around the world as they prepare for the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition. The film will be shown in the Hatfield Hall Theater at 9 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome!

Register at:

VIP Luncheon

To recognize support of the FIRST Indiana Robotics Championship weekend and its competitors, event sponsors and VIPs are invited to a special luncheon on Saturday, April 16. 

Sponsors and VIPs can learn more and register at:

View News from the 2014 Event

View coverage from the last year Rose-Hulman hosted the event in 2014.

FIRST Robotics Ready to Kick Off Crossroads Regional


Inventor Dean Kamen will launch the 2013 season of the FIRST Robotics Competition on Saturday, January 5, with a worldwide kickoff event that announces details of the robotics competition game that will be featured at the new Crossroads Regional, hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the city of Terre Haute on April 4-6.

Crossroads FIRST Robotics Regional Filled with Teams from Nine States


It took only two days for teams from nine states to fill the list of participating teams for the 2014 Crossroads Regional FIRST Robotics competition at Rose-Hulman.

Robots Invade Rose-Hulman, Begin Practice for FIRST Robotics' Crossroads Regional


The charter busses, box trucks, and grocery getters were lined up outside Rose-Hulman's Sports and Recreation Center this morning as 45 teams from nine states couldn't wait to begin the challenges in the 2014 FIRST Robotics' Crossroads Regional, being hosted by the college this weekend.


Contact the Planning Committee members.

Carlotta Berry


Daniel Chang


Leanne Holder


Jennifer O'Connor


Carrie Bose


Seth Woodason


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