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APRA CATEGORIES

EIGHT CATEGORIES
AGE SIX TO EIGHTEEN

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This competition is open to all students between the ages of 6 to 18. 

 

We offer 8 different categories to choose from, all about programming and robotics. Our main goal is to foster creativity and collaboration among students of all ages and backgrounds. Join us today and get ready to compete in the most exciting STEM+ competition out there!

APRA CATEGORIES

SAM LABS / CAGEBOT / LEGO BASED  (AGE 6 - 9)

STEM+ Design Invitation

The theme of this creative competition is "Smart City", and the participating teams are expected to think about food, clothing, housing, transportation, entertainment, etc. to show the creativity of the team.

SAM LABS BASED CHALLENGE (AGE 6-9)

Mission -
Marine Recue

This challenges participants to build robots that can help in a variety of water search and rescue scenarios, providing assistance to seafarers in cases of emergency and breakdowns. 

iot Cargo

Design a scientifically powered truck which is controlled by program. Give full play to the spirit of STEM+ through simple programming logic, students will make scientific power machinery trucks for competitions.

LEGO® BASED CHALLENGE (AGE 9 -13 / 13 - 18)

Relay Mission - ECO Farming

ECO-Farming is a service that promotes a sustainable and environmentally friendly way of farming. This year's competition will test the abilities of participants to take on the agricultural challenges of small-scale producers while adhering to the geographical restrictions of the venue.

Remote Soccer

The Remote Soccer platform that is revolutionizing the way we play the beautiful game. With the latest in robotics, participants are creating a team of robots to take part in soccer matches, allowing players to experience the thrill of strategy and competition.

Auto Sumo

Auto Sumo Competition that brings together teams from around the world to compete with self-developed sumo robots in an automated programming challenge. Each team builds, programs and tests its robot to see if it can push its opponents out of the competition field.

Remote Sumo

The Remote Sumo Competition is an exciting way to enjoy the thrill of traditional Japanese Sumo Wrestling. Participants take turns to remotely control robots that bump into each other, trying to push their opponents off the field until one is victorious.

CAGEBOT BASED CHALLENGE (AGE 13 - 18)

Lightweight Auto Sumo

The Cagebot Lightweight Auto Sumo of APRA, the perfect combination of industrial focus and advanced engineering design. Teams will self-developed sumo robots with automated programming, where each team builds, programs, and tests its robot to see if it can push its opponents out of the competition field.

RULES OF THE CATEGORIES

The official rules for the APRA International Final are designed to ensure fair and equal competition amongst all participants. All participants must adhere to the rules set forth in order to be eligible for prizes and recognition. Failure to adhere to the rules may result in disqualification from the competition. Good luck!

We provide clarification services to ensure that all participants understand the rules. Our Questions & Answers section is the best place to get answers to any questions you may have about the rules. All answers given on the section are considered official and are part of the rules. 

STEM DESIGN INVITATION

Age: Primary: 6-10
Team Size:
2-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: SAM Labs / Cagebot / LEGO
Software: Free of Choice
 

SAM LABS MISSION

Age: Primary: 6-10
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: SAM Labs 
Software: SAM Labs Studio
 

SAM LABS iot Cargo

Age: Primary: 6-10
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: SAM Labs 
Software: SAM Labs Studio

RELAY MISSION

Age: Elementary : 9-13 | Junior : 13-18
Team Size: 2
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3 or SPIKE 
Software: LEGO® SPIKE Prime / LEGO® Classroom / LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Inventor / LEGO® MINDSTORMSTM EV3 or NXT / ROBOLAB

SPIKE Remote Soccer

Age: 9-14
Team Size: 2
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® SPIKE Prime
Remote Control: PS4 / XBOX / Dragon War or any compatible remote control
Software: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Inventor

SPIKE Remote Sumo

Age: Elementary : 9-13 
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® SPIKE Prime
Remote Control: PS4 / XBOX / Dragon War or any compatible remote control

Software: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Inventor

EV3 Auto Sumo

Age: Elementary : 9-13 | Junior : 13-18
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3  
Software: LEGO® Classroom / LEGO® MINDSTORMSTM NXT or EV3 ROBOLAB

EV3 Remote Sumo

Age: Elementary : 9-13
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3  
Remote Control: EV3 Infrared Sensor & Beacon

Software: LEGO® MINDSTORMSTM NXT or EV3 / ROBOLAB

Cagebot Lightweight Auto Sumo

Age: Junior : 13-18
Team Size: 1
-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: Cagebot
Software: Any software written by Arduino
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