Robotex Pancyprian Robotics Competition is an annual event organized by the Cyprus Computer Society with the support of public and private organizations, in accordance with the respective International competition.
The objectives of the competition are the development of educational robotics, the introduction of robotic technology in the educational aspect, the advancement of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) fields and the promotion of innovative learning ways in Cyprus educational system.
The competition is addressed to students of all ages in public and private schools and universities and adults.
Participating teams take part with the support of coaches-trainers that represent private or public organizations, learning centres, private institutes, schools, afternoon clubs, universities, colleges, student clubs etc.
Competitors are required to create a team of 2 to 5 persons which with the support of the coach will construct a robot in advance, that will take part at the various competition’s challenges.
There are 4 main challenge categories in competition
Τhe autonomous robot aim is to drive through a labyrinth, a maze, from a specified corner to its centre in the shortest possible time.
The robot’s aim is to drive through the track marked with a black line as fast as possible.
Two robots are competing in a special battlefield with the objective to manage to push each
other outside the field and be declared a winner.
Exhibition of robotics projects with a specific theme, where the winner is the constructor of the most innovative, creative and practical robot.
- Raspberry Pi
The winners, other than technology gifts and scholarships win the right to participate at the Robotex International that takes place in Estonia every year.
Our Cypriot roboticists return with global awards from the Robotex International Competition that takes place annually n Tallinn, Estonia (end of November-early December)
The first three Robotex Cyprus events were completed with great success, a large number of participants and visitors and positive Media coverage
Robotex Cyprus is organised by CCS officers in collaboration with the Scientific and Organizing Committee. More than 100 volunteers and judges are working throughout the year for the successful organization. If you are interested to join the network of volunteers you may contact the CCS.
The event is taking place under the auspices of H.E. President of the Republic of Cyprus and is co-organised by the University of Cyprus the Youth Board of Cyprus and the IET Cyprus. It is approved by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, the Digital Champion Cyprus under the Ministry of Research, Innovation & Digital Policy, and the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus ETEK