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