This page will provide you with the necessary videos and documents to help you prepare for the Mission Horizon:  Looking to the Future Challenge.  Before you start, watch the Coaches Meeting video to provide you with an overview of the entire challenge.  Specific Missions are discussed in this video at the time listed below for quick reference.


2019-20 Mission Horizon Challenge

Team Registration is now Closed


If you have registration questions, contact us at, subject "Team Registration"

Team Registrations Received as of 12/15/19.

Registration closed on 1/31/20 at midnight.


 Mission Horizon Videos and Documents

 Coaches Meeting Video

General Rules and other Support Documents

The General Rules have been updated for this year. There are a few changes.  Make sure to review.

 Missions (Document)

Mission Overview (Time Stamp) Mission Object Building Instruction Mission Object Piece List Starting/Scoring Position  ? 
Coaches Meeting Video Intro ** **  ?
Safe Zone 25:00 ** ** Doc



    Space Debris

    Touch Penalties

Mineral Probe Area











Doc Doc ?
1 Team Space Probe 27:15 ** Doc Doc  ?
2 Drill 28:08 Video Doc Doc  ?

3 Flying Asteroid




Video Doc Doc  ?

4 Star Gate




Video Doc


Practice Mat

5 Warning Markers 30:10






6 Telescope 32:35 Video Doc Doc   ?
7 Space Station ** ** ** **  
   A Science Lab 33:00 Video Doc Doc  ?
   B Maintenance Module 34:10 Video Doc Doc  ?
   C Supplies Module 34:35 Video Doc Doc  ?
   D Solar Array Repair 35:05 Array Video Doc Doc  ?
   E Relocate Solar Array 35:35 Truss Video ** Doc  ?
   F Processed Minerals 36:10 Video Doc Doc  ?
8 Mineral Probe 36:40 Video Doc Doc   ?
9 Space Minerals 37:00 ** Doc Doc   ?
10 Black Hole ** ** ** **    
   A Space Probe 37:25 ** Probe from Mission 1 Doc  ?
   B Robot Probe 38:30 ** Your Robot Doc  ?
11 Astronauts ** ** ** **   
   A Drill Worker 39:15 ** Any Minfig Doc  ?
   B Space Station  39:35 ** Any Minifig Doc  ?





 Mission Horizon Challenge Q&A     "?"

Post your questions on this blog as it relates to the Mission Horizon Challenge only.  Coaches and Team Captains, make sure to review the Q&A periodically.  Make sure to post your questions to the Q&A.  Questions and answers will be available for everyone to review.  

As you prepare for the RCX Challenge, just know that how you prepare may be impacted by these responses.  So check the Q&A frequently.


 General Rules Q&A     "?"

Review the General Rules before you post your question.  If you need clarification of the General Rules, post your question to the RCX Program General Rules blog.  How to participate in the RCX Program?  Who can be on the team?  How to construct the robot? How the robot is to perform during the Match?  Basically any question that does not relate specifically to the annual challenge.

Team Documents

The documents below were requested by coaches or team members to help prepare for this year's annual challenge.  The content is presented in a manor for the coach or team members to use to accomplish the annual challenge.  If you feel you need another document to help your team, let us know and we will do our best to provide you with the materials you need.

     General Rules and other support documents and videos



     Mission Horizon 4 Table Layout

     Mission 4, Star Gate Pactice Mat

     Practice Score Sheet




Host, Referee & Score Keeper Videos and Documents

Videos and documents will be added from now through tournament season.Below is a list of items in the works.

These documents are intended for the Host, Scorekeeper and Referees ONLY

The following documents were designed with the Host, Scorekeeper and Referee in mind.  The content of these documents are intended to be used by them in preparation for the RCX tournament and to be used on the day of the RCX tournament.  


            Host, Referee & Score Keeper Training Video     

(This video was emailed to the Host.  It will not be linked here)

            How to Run a Tournament Video ( in editing)

            General Rules, Board Assembly, Etc. (All)

            Mission Horizon Missions (All)

Host & Head Referee

            Host Information Packet 

            RCX Tournament Policy

            Run an Efficient Tournament


            Referee Paper Score Sheet

            Location Codes

            Mission "Starting/Scoring Position documents(listed in the table above)

            Review the Mission Horizon Challenge Q&A

            Review the General Rules Q&A

           Practice Google Score Form 

               (Each Tournament will recieve a site specific Google Score Form)


           Score Keeper Paper Score Sheet, Excel Key

           Score Keeper Paper Score Sheet, Scoring Key (Manual Scoring)

           Practice Google Score Sheet

                 (Due to the nature of this Google Sheet, I will have to "Share" directly with the Score Keeper)

              (Each Tournament will recieve a site specific Google Score Sheet)

Extra Videos & Documents to review

           Coaches Meeting Video

Additional videos and documents will be available on a limited basis from the RCX Program or your Regional Tournament Host.

          Host, Scorekeeper & Referee Training Video

          Excel Scoring Program (Host, Score Keeper)

          Google Scoring Program (Host, Score Keeper)