Competition Day Info | Ottawa Robotics Competition

Competition Day Info

Come join us again for the 17th Annual IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition! This year, we will be featuring a full day of activities with exciting robot challenges. Friendly competition is encouraged and presentations will be ongoing throughout the day. Awards will be presented at the closing ceremony.
Before you arrive, check the following:
Everyone is invited! The event is entirely free for spectators.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
8 am to 5 pm
Earl of March Secondary School (Floorplan)
4 The Parkway
Kanata, ON
K2K 1Y4

Competition Day Schedule

Registration and Practice 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Opening Ceremony 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Team interviews (Schedule) 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Round robin (Carleton U. Sumo/Drag Race)
Tournament (Arduino challenges)
Practice rounds (da Vinci, Mini golf)
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Arduino Closing Ceremony 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tournament (Lego challenges) 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Clean-up and final score calculation 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Closing ceremony 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Our Vision

      The IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition aims to expose grade 5 to 12 students to STEM fields through a multidimensional approach.
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