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International robot competition “URC2019” participation application acceptance start for elementary and junior high school students!

Artec Corporation International robot competition “URC2019” participation application acceptance start for elementary and junior high school students! ………………………………………………………………………………………… International robot competition “URC2019” (Universal Robotics Challenge 2019 / host: URC Executive Committee, Artek Co., Ltd.) for elementary and junior high school students started accepting participants on Monday, April 1st. In this competition, children compete for speed and accuracy up to the goal with robots created using the robot programming kit “Artec Robo”. This year’s third 2019 tournament will be held at 11 venues across the country with the district tournament qualifiers, and the final tournament in which teams from overseas participate in teams won from each venue will be Osaka University on August 24 (Saturday) It will be held at From abroad, various countries such as Australia, Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand, Philippines, Mongolia, and Europe are scheduled to participate, and it is expected to be an international event. [Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/31223/22/resize/d31223-22-913387-0.jpg] With the need for elementary school programming education since fiscal 2020 and the fact that “Information I” including programming at high school will be a common compulsory subject from fiscal 2022, the degree of attention to programming education is increasing even more. All members of the media will be able to freely attend the entrance free of charge, so please take a tour of the activities and heat wars of the next generation children who will lead the future. Please notify us at the end of the release in advance). [Image 2: https://prtimes.jp/i/31223/22/resize/d31223-22-951280-1.jpg] State of last year’s final tournament
■ Conference website ※ Entry here www.urc21.org/ 【Overview of held】 Name: URC2019 Organized by: URC Executive Committee, Artec Co., Ltd. Participation fee: 2000 yen per person (tax included) Application period: April 1-May 20
■ Tohoku block Schedule: Saturday, July 27 Venue: Miyagi University of Education 2F Address: 149 Aramaki Aobaki Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
■ Kanto 1st block Date: July 21 (Sun) Venue: Community Plaza Corso 7F Hall Address: 1-12-1 Takasago, Urawa Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture
■ Kanto 2nd block Date: July 15 (Mon. / Holiday) Venue: Gakken Building 3F Hall Address: Nishi Gotanda 2-11-8, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
■ Kanto 3rd block Date: July 28 (Sun) Venue: Kawasaki City Industrial Promotion Hall 4F Exhibition Center Address: 66 Horikawacho, Yuki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture 20
■ Hokuriku block Date: July 21 (Sun) Venue: Fukui Industrial Information Center Multi Hall Address: No. 7 7-16, Kumado, Maruoka-cho, Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture
■ Tokai Block Schedule: Saturday, July 13 Venue: Meijo University Nagoya Dome Mae Campus West Building 2F Reception Hall Address: 4-102-9 Yada Minami, Higashi-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
■ Kinki first block Schedule: Saturday, July 6 Venue: Osaka Nanko ATC Hall 10F Design Promotion Plaza Rental Space Address: 2-1-10 Nanko Kita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka ATC Building ITM Training 10F
■ Kinki 2nd block Date: July 7 (Sun) Venue: Design and Creative Center Kobe 1F Gallery A ・ B Address: 1-4 Onohamacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture
■ Chugoku and Shikoku blocks Schedule: July 30 (Tuesday) Venue: Hiroshima Prefectural General Gymnasium Large Conference Room, Small Conference Room Address: 4-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
■ Kyushu first block Date: August 4 (Sun) Venue: JR Hakata City Large Conference Room Address: Hakata Station Hakata Station Chuo-gai, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
■ Kyushu second block Schedule: Saturday, July 27 Venue: Grand Messe Kumamoto 2F Convention Hall Address: Kumamoto Prefecture Kamimashiki-gun Mashiki-cho Fukutomi 1010
■ Final tournament Schedule: Saturday, August 24 Venue: Osaka University Suita Campus Convention Center MO Hall Conference Room 2-3 Address: 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka Prefecture
■ “URC2019” homepage www.urc21.org/
■ “Artec Edison Academy” homepage www.artec-kk.co.jp/school/edison/
■ “Gakken x Artec’s Mechanism Laboratory” homepage robot.gakken.jp/ -2- 581-0066 3-2-2, Kita-Kameicho, Yao City, Osaka Prefecture Artec Corporation Person in charge: Noda (Planning Office) TEL: 072-990-5531 FAX: 072-990-5525 E-info@artec-kk.co.jp -We also prepare images for media posting. Please feel free to contact us-

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