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Open Category

The Open Category is a project based competition. Students create their own intelligent robotics solution relating to the current theme of the season. Teams will present their project and their robot model to a group of judges on the competition day.

Open Category characteristics:

  • Three age groups: Elementary (up to 12y), Junior (13-15y) and Senior (16-19y.)
  • Hardware: The robot model must be controlled by a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3 brick, but there no further restriction on the balance between LEGO® and other elements.
  • Software: Free choice of programming language / software.
  • Maximum size: Teams present the idea in a 2m x 2m x 2m booth on the competition day.
  • Team: A team consists of 1 coach and 2 or 3 team members.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for Open Category!

 

New: WeDo Open

The WeDo Open Challenge is designed for younger children. The goal is for each team make an exhibition that shows how automated machinery and robots that can help solve a problem related to the theme of the season. Each team must complete a series of challenge tasks in the process of making this exhibition.

  • Age group: up to 10 years 
  • Hardware: The controller, motors and sensors used to assemble robots must be from LEGO® WeDo 2.0 or WeDo 1.0. Any combination of controllers, motors and sensors are allowed. Only LEGO branded elements may be used to construct the remaining parts of the robot.
  • Software: the WeDo 2.0 or 1.0 software.
  • Maximum size: Teams present the idea in a 2m x 2m x 2m booth on the competition day.
  • Team: A team consists of 1 coach and 2 or 3 team members.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the rules for WeDo Open!