About

Introduction

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.

Objectives

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.

Participants

The competition is addressed to students of all ages 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.

Objectives

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.

Challenges

There are 4 challenge categories in competition

Maze Solving:

Τhe autonomous robot aim is to drive through a labyrinth, a maze, from a specified corner to its centre in the shortest possible time.

Line Following:

The robot’s aim is to drive through the track marked with a black line as fast as possible.

SUMO:

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.

Educational Robotics:

Exhibition of robotics projects with a specific theme, where the winner is the constructor of the most innovative, creative and practical robot.

Robotic platforms

  • Lego
  • Engino
  • Edison
  • Arduino

Awards  

The winners, other than technology gifts and scholarships win the right to participate at the Robotex International that takes place in Estonia every year.

International Awards

The 250 members of the Cyprus mission to the Robotex International  2019 returned back to Cyprus with plenty awards in their luggage. Specifically, 8 teams were placed amongst the top 3 in their categories and other 8 teams from Cyprus were among the top 10 by ranking between the 4th and 7th position.

Statistics

The first three Robotex Cyprus events were completed with great success, a large number of participants and visitors and positive Media coverage

Volunteers

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.

Partners
The event is taking place under the auspices of H.E. President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr Nicos Anastasiades and is co-organised by the University of Cyprus and Youth Board of Cyprus. It is organised in collaboration with Cyta (strategic partner), XM (technology partner) and Bank of Cyprus (Youth Supporter) and supported by ΕΚΟ (platinum sponsor), the Research and Innovation Foundation and Neapolis University, (gold sponsors) and numerous other organizations.

Robotex RoadShow 20 – 4th Pancyprian Robotics Competition Robotex

Τaking into consideration the measures against the coronavirus spread and to reduce the attendance of participants and visitors in the same place and time, the event that for 2020 is named  Robotex Roadshow 2020, and will be consisted of 4 different activities.

More information on the competition announcement (in Greek)

 

Organizers

Co-Organizers

Approved By

Associates

Strategic Partner

Technology Partner

Youth Supporter

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Universities

Supporters

Communication