Participants in the competition can be:
Students of all public and private schools at all levels of the education systems (primary, secondary and technical) .
Students of private educational and training centers, private institutes and state training centers.
Students in all universities and colleges of Cyprus, both public and private.
Soldiers and adults (over 18 years old) with interest in robotics technology.
In the CYPRUS ROBOTEX CHALLENGE, teams and not individuals are participating and being assessed. This is aligned with the moto of the competition that promotes the spirit of communication, team work and collaboration.
The following rules apply for the formation of the teams:
- A team consists of at least two (2) and maximum four (4) persons.
- The team is formed with persons that belong in the same category and the same level, refer to Table 1. For example, the members of a team that competes in the Category "Primary" for the Level «4th – 6th Grade» must respectively attend in any of grades 4th, 5th or 6th.
The members of the team may come from the same or different school, university or training center, educational organization or company or any combination of the previous stakeholders.
Each team decides its name by which it will be referred to by the Organizers of the Cyprus Robotex Challenge.
In case that a team registers and its name is already registered by another team the Organizers will requiire the team to select Σε περίπτωση που μια ομάδα κάνει εγγραφή και το όνομα της ήδη υφίσταται για άλλη ομάδα οι διοργανωτές θα ζητήσουν την αλλαγή του ονόματος της ομάδας.
«Category» of the competition is defined as the educational level of the members of the team (i.e Primary, Gymnasium, Lyceum, University and Special. «Level» of the competition is defined as the grade (for the categories of Primary, Gymnasium and Lyceum) and the year of study (for University) participants.
|Table 1: Categories & Levels
1st - 3rd & 4th - 6th Grades
1st - 3rd Grades
|4th - 7th Grades
|All years of study
|Soldiers, adults and other interested people
It is noted that in each team of the «Special» category may include upto one universtiy student who did not manage to participate in a team of the category «University». In case of limited participation in this category, the Organizers reserve the right to combine the teams in the category «University».