About the Competition
There are 3 categories for Turkey regional competition this year:
1- The Explorer Category for University Students and
2- The Ranger Category for High and Secondary Schools Students.
3- The SCOUT Category for Secondary Students.
Where in each category it is required from teams to design and implement their own Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle which is capable of diving underwater and perform certain missions. Missions vary in their complexity from simple tasks to relatively complicated ones. It is also required from teams to prepare Technical Report, Poster and make Presentation about their robot.
Each team should be composed of at least 3 Students and 1 Supervisor/Mentor, where implementation of the ROV should be accomplished by students only and under the advisory of their supervisor/mentor.
Mentors should be and supervisors can be faculty member at any level starting from teaching assistant to professor for Explorer category and school teacher for Ranger and SCOUT categories. And in General:
Missions, Spaces and Scoring:
Frequently Asked Question (FAQ), Discussions about the rules and Technical Assistance would be available on our facebook page.
Teams Registration Start: 1 November 2018 - 1 March 2019
Registration Fees Payment: 1 January 2019 - 1 March 2019
Regional Finals in Istanbul: 27-28 April 2019, Istanbul
International Finals: June 20 - 22 at the Kingsport Aquatic Center in Kingsport, TN, USA.
Registration fee (non-refundable):
The registration fee will be collected this year by EngTechs.
Explorer Team: 300
1- Transaction should be paid in the Equivalent Turkish Lira (at the time of payment) to the following account:
IBAN: TR75 0006 2000 0150 0006 2949 84
2- You should include in the transaction: your team name and school/university name.
3- Send a copy of the transaction invoice to MATE.ROV@EngTechs.com with the required billing details (University / School Name, Address and Tax number)
4- Your invoice would be sent within 3 working days to the stated billing address.
P.S.: Any team can register their details in the regional website for free. After the deadline of the registration fees payment, only teams which pay the registration fees will participate in the regional and rest of teams would be automatically deleted from the list and would not be allowed to join the regional competition.
All participants will be awarded participation certificates. The first 3 teams in each category (Explorers, Rangers and SCOUT) will be awarded Regional shields.
This year, number of winners to represent Turkey in the international event depends on the number of teams. (1st Winner for 1 to 10 Teams, 1st and 2nd Winners for 11 to 20 Teams ... etc). However, only winners from Explorer and Ranger Categories would be registered for the international competition.