RERO Annual Championship RAC'19

International Level Robotics and Coding Competition

Event Date: 01 November 2019, Friday
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Introduction:

In support of MDEC #mydigitalmaker movement and our MOE’s initiatives to transform Malaysian youth from digital users to producers in the digital economy, Cytron Technologies - rero EDUteam will continue to run RERO Annual Championship, or better known as RAC, for the fourth consecutive year. RAC’19, an international level robotics and coding competition, will be held alongside Kuala Lumpur Engineering and Science Fair (KLESF), as follows:

Date : 1st - 3rd November 2019
     Time : 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
     Venue : Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Seri Kembangan, Selangor Malaysia.

We’d also like to take this opportunity to invite international teams to join us for this competition.

Aims and Objectives:

The overall aim of this programme is to enhance interest in STEM education by introducing robotics and coding to students. Our objectives are as follows:-
1. To introduce robotics and coding to more students.
2. To train teachers and student leaders to be certified instructors/facilitators.
3. To provide students with access to robotics kit and education.
4. To provide opportunities for more students to participate in robotics and coding competitions.

Competition Details:

Frequently Asked Questions: 

Can my team join if we have no experience in robotics and coding?
Absolutely. rero platform is beginner friendly and we provide training modules to help teachers/students get started on this exciting journey. 

Where can I download the game rules and training modules?
You can download from www.rero.io/resources2019 (Google folder). 

Do we need to be there from 1 to 3 November?
No. You only need to be present on the day you’re competing. Here’s the competition schedule and tentative programme:

1st Nov (Fri) - Live Coding Challenge with rero Jr and rero:micro (Primary School Category, age 7-12)
2nd Nov (Sat) - Live Coding Challenge with rero Jr and rero:micro (Secondary School Category, 18 and below)
3rd Nov (Sun) - Build Your Own Robot Challenge (Secondary School Category, 18 and below)

Tentative Programme:
0900 - 1000 Registration and Briefing
1000 - 1300 Preliminary Round
1300 - 1400 Lunch Break
1400 - 1600 Finals
1600 - 1700 Prize Giving Ceremony

How to register? When is the deadline?
Please fill in this online registration form latest by 1st October 2019.
Register [HERE]

How much is the registration fee? How to make payment?
Malaysian team : RM200 per team
International team : RM400 per team.
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Register before 1st Sept 2019 to enjoy EARLY BIRD rate of RM200 per team.

Please bank in to the following account and attach the bank slip to the online registration form.
Bank Name: Maybank Account
Name: rero Edu Sdn Bhd
Account Number: 557326-058517

What are the awards and prizes?
 

How much does it cost to purchase/rent the required kits?
 

How can we purchase/rent the required kits?
Please contact Cheryl Ng at +6016-3290069 or email to [email protected]



Event Details

Date
1-3 November 2019
Place
Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Selangor Malaysia

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