Competitions

Are you ready to compete? Are you up for the challenge? Here are the various robotics competitions that you can participate in throughout the year. Hosted for students and parents with interest in the competitive robotics scene.

Is robotics competition your thing? We will equip your child with advanced skills and knowledge to tackle the challenge of competitive robotics. Our Competitive Robotics Training Programmes can be found here.

Email us at [email protected] if there are changes to any of the listed competition events, or if you would like to add your competition event to this list.

Robotic Competitions

FIRST LEGO League (FLL)

Regional Tournaments

Date: December 1, 2021 – February 13, 2022

Date: 11 – 23 March 2022

Venue: Final held in Germany, Austria, Switzerland

FLL SG is one of the national LEGO robotics competitions in Singapore that lead up to FLL World Festival. FLL’s participants accumulate points by completing missions with LEGO robots built by them. 

You will have to figure out how best to complete the highest scoring missions within two and a half minutes. In addition to the mission run, there is also a research and presentation component based on the competition theme for the year. The 2022 theme is Cargo Connect.

MakeX

Date: 25 Oct – 7 Nov 2021

MakeX Spark Online Competition is a project-based creative design program for young people aged 6 to 13. You will be participating in a team to focus on the specific theme and devise a solution through software programming and hardware construction. The solution will be a demonstration project and a poster with topics including research, design-thinking process, construction scheme, and outcome summary.

The theme of the 2021 MakeX Spark Online Competition match is Family Care, where you will be tasked to build efficient projects to free the hands of your family. The creations stand to benefit a lot of people!

World Robot Olympiad (WRO)

Date: 18 – 21 Nov 2021

Venue: Online, due to COVID-19

Even though the WRO competition is not held in Singapore, participants from Singapore that stand out in NRC will have a chance to represent the country in this international competition.

National Robotics Competition (NRC)

(Previously known as National Junior Robotics Competition (NJRC))

Date: 8-24 November 2021

Venue: Online, due to COVID-19

Organised by Science Centre Singapore, NRC is the Singapore leg of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO). Win the chance to represent Singapore and compete in the WRO if you win the Championship Award or Best Robot Performance, with the trip being sponsored. The mission challenges are usually announced 2 to 3 months ahead of the competition date. The current categories are:

  • NRC- NRC Regular
  • NRC- WeDo Regular
  • NRC- Future Engineers
  • CoderZ Coding Challenge (Virtual Robotics)
  • NJRC 2016 Championship Award (Primary Sch Category)