ELVIATECH 2024

National Robotics  And Artificial Intelligence Olympiad

THEME: Intelligent Innovation for Healthcare

ABOUT ELVIATECH

Why a robotics and AI competition?

ELVIATECH aims to encourage African governments and private donors and local companies to invest more in robotics, artificial intelligence on the continent.

The competition is a sub-regional initiative that aims to bring together different teams from several countries to conduct research in robotics to solve problems specific to African realities.

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An inclusive competition open to everyone

Welcome to ELVIATECH 2024 National Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Olympiad!

Dear participants, whether you’re a seasoned member of the ELVIATECH community or new to our platform, Sparte Robotics and the Cameroon Robotics Association extend a warm welcome to you.

As we embark on this new edition of ELVIATECH, we express our gratitude for your continued support of this research and innovation platform. At ELVIATECH 2024, we’re not just hosting a competition—we’re fostering a vibrant community of robotics and AI enthusiasts.

The competition is open to all, regardless of your level of expertise. Whether you’re an amateur tinkering with robots in your garage or a seasoned professional pushing the boundaries of AI, we invite you to join us. Our goal is to facilitate knowledge exchange and cultivate a stronger, more inclusive community that drives technological advancement across Africa.

Join us in shaping the future of robotics and artificial intelligence. Together, let’s propel Africa to the forefront of technological innovation.

General rules for registration to ELVIATECH


Participation Guidelines for ELVIATECH 2024 Competition

ELVIATECH 2024 welcomes participation from individuals, teams, universities, high schools, colleges, companies, startups, and any legal entity interested in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Types of Participants:

1. Teams:

  • Teams consist of 2 or 3 members who participate together in the continuous events, comprising approximately 4-5 challenges. Teams are ranked based on the accumulated points throughout the competition.
  • Teams may represent universities, companies, startups, or any group of 3 individuals who wish to participate under a team name.
  • Universities interested in forming a team must submit a letter of request for participation signed by an authorized official from their administration. Each university is permitted to register one team.
  • Students representing their university must present themselves at the Sparte Robotics headquarters with an authorization letter signed by an official of the institution.

2. Individuals:

  • Individual participants are welcome to join the competition on their own, without forming a team.
  • While individuals cannot participate in the continuous challenge (completing all steps continuously), they have the opportunity to participate in one or more individual steps of their choice, up to a maximum of 3 steps.

Note:

  • This year, strict adherence to all steps and challenge dimensions will be enforced.
  • For all categories, the general rules will be made public on the specified date. However, technical specifications for each challenge will only be provided to participants after they have paid their registration fee.
  • We encourage all participants wishing to prepare in advance to pay their registration fees as soon as possible to receive the technical specifications promptly.

Join us in this exciting journey of exploration, learning, and innovation at ELVIATECH 2024!

Are you ready?

Elviatech categories

Note : For all categories, the general rules will be made public on the date indicated. However, the technical specifications for each challenge will not be made available to participants until after they have paid their registration fee. We therefore encourage all participants wishing to prepare in advance to pay their registration fees as soon as possible.

ROBOT RACES

The race consists of creating an autonomous robot capable of competing with others. The first robot to reach the finish line without crossing the parallel lines of the course will be declared the winner.

ROBOT MAZE

The challenge is to build a small autonomous robot to complete a maze in the shortest time possible. The robot that starts from the “START” point and reaches the “FINISH” exit in the shortest time will be designated as the winner of the event.

LINE-FOLLOWING ROBOTS

The challenge is to create a robot that must follow a black line drawn on the ground, to go from a defined point to another with a certain precision. The robot with the shortest time will be designated as the winner of the event.

ROBOT FIGHT

Robot fight is a form of robot competition in which custom-built machines compete against each other using various methods to neutralize each other.

INNOVATION CONTEST

This challenge is a project pitch session that aims to cultivate the skills of youth and all aspiring techies by providing them with a solid platform to present their ideas.

Only for teams

INGENUITY CHALLENGE

For this challenge, teams are developing a fully autonomous vehicle that will perform pressure tasks related to the theme.

 

Only for teams

SUMO ROBOTS

Robot sumo events involve two robots trying to push each other out of a ring.

AQUATIC ROBOTS

This is a challenge to design a robot capable of performing tasks on water at a given speed.

NOTE: IT IS ALLOWED TO BRING SEVERAL ROBOTS TO THE COMPETITION BUT THEY MUST BE DECLARED WITH THEIR SPECIFICITIES BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE COMPETITION. YOU CAN ONLY USE ONE ROBOT PER CATEGORY.

How to register?

Team registration fee :  35.000 FCFA

At your disposal :

– (2-3)Competition T-shirt for the team

-a 4-wheel mini chassis (For the first 20 teams to register) 

-Snack + drink for the team during the 2 days

-Ticket to attend the opening conference

-Certificate of participation

Note :Teams participate in the ongoing challenge which includes several rounds of events

Electronics not included

Registration fee for Individuals : 

12.000 FCFA / basic challenge + 4000 FCFA for any additional challenge 

At your disposal :

– (1) Competition shirt

– Snack + drink for 1 day

-Ticket to attend the opening conference

-Certificate of participation

Note:Individual participants take part in the challenge in a discontinuous manner. They are allowed to participate in one or more events of their choice for a maximum of 3 events per individual.

 

JOIN THE LARGEST ROBOTICS & IA CLUSTER IN CAMEROON

why participate to ELVIATECH ?

Elviatech is a unique experience that combines education, fun and professionalism in a setting conducive to research and innovation. It is the ideal place to exchange and measure one’s knowledge and skills with professionals in robotics, AI and all related sciences.

Elviatech is also the meeting place for several tech companies and startups looking to recruit talent.

You have everything to gain by participating and living your passion and curiosities in practice and joy.

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES AND OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS?

price

An award of  650 000 FCFA in addition to training, internship opportunities and jobs for the most successful as well as a 50% discount coupon for your membership application to the Cameroon Robotics Association.



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