Universal Robotic Challenge (URC)


Designed for Primary and stage 4 students, URC events have previously been hosted in Japan and Taiwan. 

EduTech Australia is proudly hosting the first Universal Robotics Challenge for Australian and New Zealand students in 2019.

The purpose of the competition is to inspire enthusiasm in students to develop programming skills, creativity, innovation, critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. 

The goal of the competition is for participants to solve the open-ended challenge through teamwork and the application of their interdisciplinary knowledge.

URC winners will go on to represent Australia and New Zealand at the world final in Japan.

Things to know:

  • Schools can enter more than one team in the competition
  • Teams can consist of two or three student participants
  • ArTecRobo* is the robotic kit for URC 2019 
  • Students are required to make programming robots
  • There are two rounds to the Challenge and points are awarded each round
  • Maps and further details of the URC mission will be released later in 2019
  • Venue: TBC
  • Registration Fee: $300 per team
  • STEAM shared kits are available for schools at 40% cost thanks to sponsorship by EduTech Australia.
  • The URC has three divisions: Icon Division for primary school students, Regular Division for primary school students and Advanced Division for high school students years 7 - 9.

Join the STEAM education revolution and participate in the URC 2019! 

Download the information flyers for Australian and New Zealand participants below.

*Artec AIA programming education are a multi-award-winning and leading Japanese robot programming education firm.

Download Information Australia's Flyer

Download Information New Zealand's Flyer

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