Regulations

Freestyle Showcase - Kids

Freestyle Showcase Kids Rules

 

Short Description:

The purpose of this challenge is to appreciate the robot or any electronic project by the following criteria:

 

Changelog

17.07.2023
 
4.1. Robot or electronic project presentation (for Freestyle section)
 
4.2. Project presentation (for Showcase section)
 
5. Scoring
 
06.05.2015
 
Frist publishing

 

1. General Aspects

Any robot or electronic project can compete. It can have any function.

This challenge offers a chance to compete for the robots that do not fit in any other challenge of the competition.

At this category can participate robots signed in other challenges in the competition.

1.1. Freestyle

The electronic project or robot must be displayed in a freestyle exhibit which will last one or two day and afterward to a jury.

1.2. Showcase

The team that made the robot or electronic project must present to a jury a documentation, in a project- like form.

The documentation contains the project characteristics that will be judged (the idea/motivation, details about the complexity, used technologies, innovation ) . The documentation will be brought for analysis to a jury, together with the robot.

 

2. Freestyle exhibit

Each contestant is invited to make a poster (max. A1 portrait) which will be displayed in the Freestyle exhibit along with the robot or electronic project. There are no limitation regarding the poster's design. During the Freestyle exhibit the contestants must be available for public questions.The event's host does not respond for the robbery, damage or destruction of the robot or electronic project during the exhibit.

 

3. Project documentation ( for Showcase section)

The project's documentation must contain:

          a. mechanical part

          b. electronic part

          c. robot programming

The documentation of the project will be sent on robochallenge.romania@gmail.com until 18th of October 2023. 

The documentation can be improved until the day of the competition. If this happens, the team will have to announce the jury.

The documentation must be done in english

 

4. Jury presentation
 
The jury will consist on professors or partners that cover all fields involved.
 
The presentation will take place in a room with a projector.
 
4.1. Robot or electronic project presentation (for Freestyle section)
 
The jury will visit the Freestyle exhibit before the evaluation session.
 
During the stand evaluation the team has to bring and present to the judges:
 
          a. the electronic project or the robot
         
          b. the display poster. The poster should contain larglely the same information as the presentation PPT.
     
          c. functionality demonstration
 
          d. answer to judges' technical questions
 

4.2. Project presentation (for Showcase section)

Presentation duration:

- 5 minutes for the presentation; The presenation will be in english.

Presentation structure:

          a. the idea behind the project (max 30 seconds - oral presentation);         

          b. recorded technical demo (max 1.5 minutes);         

          c. PPT (max 3 mintes)

PPT:

          a. proposed functionalities

          b. original contributions and challenges

          c. project testing (listing test scenarios);

          d. performance evaluation;

          e. comparation with other similar solutions;

          f. possible further improvements;

          g. high-level implementation details;

          h. the hardest tech challenge for your project;

          i. contributions (what did you/ your team designed and implemented);

          j. tests results/ performance; 

Notes:         

          a. please focus your presentation on your project, your contributions, and your results;           

          b. do not include general known technical facts/ definitions; you are presenting your project, not an intro course; You can also presume that the jury has a deep and broad technical background, no need to explain basic concepts; 

 

5. Scoring

The jury will give marks to all the teams that meet the above requirements. First three ranked will receive prizes, in descending order of the total scoring.
 
The winners will be announced at the end of the 2 days of the exhibition.
 
 5.1. Freestyle section
 
The jury will analyze:

          a. the robot or electronic project

          b. the poster

          c. the demonstration

          d. the questions' answers.

Each judge will give a mark from 1 to 5 for each of the below categories:

          a. Manner of presentation

          b. The way that the poster emphasizes the robot

          c. The demonstration

          d. The question's answers

5.2. Showcase section

 The jury will analyze:

          a. the written documentation

          b. the idea behind the project

          c. recorded technical demo

          d. the robot or electronic project

          e. the PPT/Prezi etc. presentation

Each judge will give a mark from 1 to 5 for each of the below categories:

          a. Idea, creativity

          b. The effort put in developing the project

          c. The used technologies and the innovations brought

          d. Provided information

          e. Presentation

 

6. Objections

A. There won't be any objections on the jury's decisions.

B. If there are any objections, they must be addressed by the team's captain and only if it is a problem with the regulations. The objections shall be addressed to the ETTI Robochallenge team. If no member of the team is present this will be addressed to the referees.

C. Any issues regarding regulations will be discussed with the organizers from the ETTI ROBOCHALLENGE team or their absence with the members of the jury.

D. If there are any complaints or any deviations from the rules observed by another team it will be discussed with the organizers from the ETTI Robochallenge team or their absence with the members of the jury.

 

7.Rules flexibility

The rules are flexible in such way, in order to adapt to the number of participants and projects. Modification or annulment of rules can be decided by the local event organizer , as long as they are published before the event and are maintained throughout the event.

 

 8.Responsibilities

A. Participating teams are always responsible for the safety of their own robots and are responsible for any accident cause by members of the team or robots.

B. The University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest and the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology will never be responsible for any incidents/accidents caused by the participating teams and their robots.