The task of the TU Graz Robotics Challenge is to build and program a rescue robot which autonomously explores a maze and searches for simulated victims.

The winning team will be awarded € 300 (sponsored by incubed IT)

The 2017 Challenge has started, three teams have been accepted to participate!

Further information regarding the competition rules can be found here.

Important Dates

  • 14.03.2017: Kick-Off and information event (15.00h – 17.00h), Seminar Room IST (find the slides here.)
  • 06.04.2017 (16:00h):  Deadline application of student teams
  • 06.04.2017: Notification accepted student teams
  • 07.04.2017 / 28.04. / 05.05. / 19.05. / 02.06.  : Open Lab Days (13.30h – 16.30h; preparation for competition, question&answer), Robotics Lab
  • 13.06.2017: Competition (09.00h – 16.00h), Foyer Inffeldgasse 13





4th Open Lab Day –  17.05.2017  (13.30h – 16.30h)

Version 1.4 of the rules is now available to download

3rd Open Lab Day –  05.05.2017  (13.30h – 16.30h)

2nd Open Lab Day –  28.04.2017  (13.30h – 16.30h)  – test your robots at our maze!

Version 1.3 of the rules is now available to download

Congratulation to all accepted teams – looking forward to an exciting competition!

The first Open Lab Day takes place this afternoon – 07.04.2017

The deadline for  application of student teams was extended to 06.04.2017 (16.00h)

Find the slides of the Kick-Off event here.

Save the date –  14.03.2017: Kick-Off and information event (15.00h – 17.00h), Seminar Room IST


Martin Kandlhofer

Email: mkandlho@ist.tugraz.at

Institute for Software Technology, Graz University of Technology
Inffeldgasse 13/V,  8010 Graz, Austria