Free Style

Any robot or programmed electronic / mechanical project can compete. The robot can have any function. This is the category for innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs to showcase their creation. The team that developed the robot or electronic projected must present it in a Freestyle Exhibition which will extend one or two days of competition and then to a jury. There is not age limit for participants.

1. Freestyle Exhibition

Each participant is invited to create a poster (maximum format A1 portrait) which will be presented in the Freestyle Exhibition together with the robot or the electronic project. The poster must be brought in printed form by the participants and sent in digital (pdf) format 1 week before the event.

There are no limitations to the design of the poster. During the Freestyle Exhibition (a day or two of competition) participants must be available to answer questions from all interested public. The host is not responsible for theft, damage or destruction of the machine or project during the exhibition.

2. Presentation in front of a jury

The jury will be composed of teachers and industry representatives and a member of the team coordinating the project.
The presentation as well as the question section will be carried out in English. Participants will be required to speak into a microphone.
Jury members will ask questions after visiting / listening to the Freestyle Exhibition presentation before the evaluation session. During the assessment the team will show the robot or the project and they will submit to the jury:
- A presentation before the jury and public of the robot or electronic /mechanical project
- The poster
- Demonstrations of operation of the robot
- Will answer questions from the jury

Optionally the presentation can be accompanied by videos and / or a PowerPoint presentation submitted at the technical inspection.
The team members can delegate one speaker or can choose to all speak in front of the jury.
Presentation section will be followed by the demonstration section and can be done at the same time if the team choses.
The demonstration section can be done in front of the jury panel or the jury can come to the teams table if the team requests this at the technical inspection.

3. Scores

The jury will award grades to all teams meeting the above requirements. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 finishers in descending order of the scores obtained.
The jury will examine:
- The robot or electronic /mechanical project
- The poster or other visual materials
- Originality and work involved
- Demonstration
- Answers to questions.

Each jury member will be given a score from 1 to 10 for each of the categories below:
A. Presentation
B. How to put the product value using poster (advertisement)
C. Originality and work involved
D. Demonstration
E. The answers to the questions