Welcome to PHRoboCon 2023
(The Port Harcourt Tech/STEM Festival)
...emerging Champions, emerging solutions!
The mission of PHRoboCon is to give as many young people all the opportunity to develop and showcase their creativity and problem solving skills in a fun and engaging way; leading to competitive STEM solutions to boost the economic prosperity of Rivers State and our dear Garden City. At PHRoboCon, more young people explore their minds towards identifying a prevailing problem and designing superior STEM solutions to such a problem every year.
This is how we Explore Feel Compete Create Model
2023 Season Theme
Smart Waste Management = #CleanCity
The challenge is to Model, Simulate and Design a Smart Waste Solution to typically solve the problem of Waste Management; a Smart Waste Solution that can be proudly integrated into the Port Harcourt metropolis to fully regain its Garden City Status. Are you a group or team of STEM Champions in or out of School, or even without any STEM experience yet but Creative and Innovative? You can register your team and prepare in 2 to 3 months to demonstrate the genius in you, and be part of the STEM revolution in Africa. Register your team and Join the Contest Now!
Contest Categories are divided into Robotics and the Auxiliary (5 other STEM areas).
Robotics Contestants would compete on designing and programming their Robot to accomplish a Smart Waste Management Solution. Download Robotics Game Rules below.
Auxiliary Contestants in Coding would compete on the best software solution for innovative waste management. Download Coding Game Rules below.
Auxiliary Contestants in Electronics & IoT would compete on the best circuit solution to achieve innovative waste management breakthrough. Download Electronics/IoT Game Rules below.
Auxiliary Contestants in Animation & Game Dev would compete on the creating the most ideal Animated story or Game to help citizens use the Robotic waste management solution developed. Download Game/Animation Game Rules below.
Auxiliary Contestants in App Dev would compete on the most ideal App for citizens to register and locate the nearest Clean City system to dispose of their waste, and at the same time get rewarded. Download App Dev Game Rules below.
Auxiliary Contestants in Drone Technology would compete on providing additional support system for the Clean City system such as surveillance other emergency situations across the Clean City stations. Download Drone Game Rules below.
Open to All Participating Schools, Auxiliary/Open Contestants, and a LIVE Audience.
The State Finals is the Grand Finale, an event assembling all the contesting Schools and participants to display the physical designs and solutions of the Waste Management for Port Harcourt. And final battle for the ultimate PHRoboCon Prize (a share of NGN 4,000,000) and trophies, medals and certifications for all winning contestants in all categories, in an event to be graced by top statesmen, dignitaries and Business investors who are in search of quality solution and talented young people to invest in.