MRC Global Olympiad

Agreement of CCS & HERO - Hellenic Educational Robotics Organization 

The Cyprus Computer Society, as part of its strategy to collaborate with other organizations to promote educational robotics, is excited to announce its collaboration with HERO - Hellenic Educational Robotics Organization. The cooperation agreement covers the eligibility of CCS to enter the challenges offered in the MRC - Minoan Robotisports Competition organized by HERO at the Robotex Cyprus event.

For the Robotex Cyprus 2024 edition, the Rally, Drones, Shooting and Archery challenges will be presented giving Cypriot teams the opportunity to innovate in these exciting challenges. The winners of these challenges will have the opportunity to participate in the MRC 2025 edition held every year in Heraklion, Crete.

Representatives from the Scientific Committee of Robotex Cyprus will attend the MRC 2024 event on 26-29 April to observe the proceedings of the four challenges and gain experience needed for our local event as referees. It is also expected that teams from Cyprus will participate in the event.


Sports Robotics Challenges in Robotex Cyprus

Teams that will excel in the above challenges within the framework of Robotex Cyprus will be entitled to take part in the organization of the MRC - Minoan Robotics Competition in 2025 which is organized by HERO every April. It is noted that the HERO Organization offers excellent hospitality to the teams participating in the MRC which has become an international event.

Full details of the regulations on the four challenges to be offered in Robotex Cyprus:  

For these challentes, please note that the regulations of Robotex Cyprus about the minimum/maximum number of players in each team also apply.

Technical Information for Coaches

We all know and recognize how demanding is for coaches in terms of time and effort to start preparing for a new challenge! So, in order to give coaches interested to prepare their teams for the new MRC archery, shot-put and rally challenges a head start and a push we advise them to review the technical information that give insights on how to go about designing their robots for the new challenges.