World Drone Cup

About the Competition

World Drone Cup will take place as part of TEKNOFEST, which will be organized at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. World’s fastest drone racers will compete for the championship. 
Bringing together competitors from all around the world, World Drone Cup is acknowledged as having the highest number of participating countries in a drone race. 
The pilots will be competing with the drones they have designed and assembled themselves. Each pilot will compete under the same conditions regardless of age and gender. Four pilots will compete in each race at the same time. The fastest pilot finishing the racing circuit without fouls will rank first.

 

Application Deadlines: 1-20 June 2021

 
Explanation History
Application Deadlines 1-20 June 2021
TEKNOFEST World Drone Cup Races 23-26 September 2021

Q: Will people who are not registered on the accommodation and transportation form in KYK be able to stay with payment?
A: People who are not registered in the form will not be able to stay in KYK even if they pay a fee.

Q: Can we build the mansion with our own means?
A: No, the password is included in the encrypted passwords in the password.

Q: When I apply to the technology competition, do I also apply for the support request, can you give information about the supports?

A: No. Applying to the contest and requesting support in relation to the contest applied for are different things. The support requests of the teams will be received on the page that will be opened during report upload. The support applications will be evaluated by the Advisory and Evaluation Board of the relevant competition and the teams deemed appropriate will be supported. Applying for support does not necessarily mean that support will be received. After the financial support applications, the IBAN NO will be requested from the teams that are eligible for support and the support amount will be deposited into the accounts. It is not possible to provide an equal amount of support to the teams that are entitled to financial support. After evaluating the support amounts and the materials to be purchased, an upper limit will be determined. The amount of financial support to be given will be determined by evaluating the request lists and reports of the teams.

Q: Can you give a general information about the reports?
 

A: Application principles, technical rules, required documents, financial support and awards to be provided have been announced on the World Drone Cup website.

Q: Can we determine our transportation route ourselves?
A: After the relevant form expires, the contestants will be called and informed about the ticket information and type, transportation will be via the route we have determined.


Q: If we want to come to the contest with our own vehicle, is it possible to provide financial support?
A: Transport support is provided as a ticket only. In addition fuel etc. supports will not be provided.

Q: Do competitors record the DVRs?
A: Yes, all Pilots are required to record their own DVRs and submit the race results to the Judges in case of objection.


Q: What stages do we have to go through as the four?
A: All quartets participating must pass the technical requirement tests before the qualifying round and mark their quartets as valid. No unmarked fours can participate in ranking and qualifying races.


Q: What will the qualifying rounds be like?
A: The number of qualifying rounds will be determined according to the race schedule (in packages per pilot). The maximum number of flights possible.


Q: Can we race again in case of failure during the competition?
A: In the case of fail-safe, no reruns or extra battery / capability slots are provided unless all pilots depicting a general problem are also fail-proof at the same time.

The awards to be given in the competition are as follows:


WORLD DRONE CUP COMPETITION AWARD AMOUNT

 

First: 30.000 ₺

Second: 20.000 ₺

Third: 10.000 ₺

 

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Opportunities for Competitors

  • INTERNSHIP
    Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.
  • GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
    Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.

  • OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
    Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

  • TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
    Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.
  • Q&A MEETINGS
    Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.

  • MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
    In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 5 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.
  • TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
    Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2021 Atatürk Airport.
  • AWARDS
    TEKNOFEST 2021 will be awarded over 5 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for İstanbul.

  • COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
    By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.
  • NETWORK
    TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.
  • INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
    On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.
  • MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
    On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

Competition Documents

Teknofest 2021 Covid-19 Precautions

At TEKNOFEST 2021, we kindly request that each of our visitors and participants pay attention to the basic principles of the anti-epidemic process and the decisions taken in order to minimize the risk posed by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic in terms of public health and public order.

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The Stage ıs Yours At Teknofest!

The stage is belong to the young at TEKNOFEST!

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Desired Assignment, Consultancy And Consultant Change Drafts For Teknofest 2021 Competitions Published! Desired Assignment, Consultancy And Consultant Change Drafts For Teknofest 2021 Competitions Published!

Assignment Letter, Consultancy and Consultant Change letter requested in TEKNOFEST 2021 Specifications has been published.

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Teknofest 2021 Travel Datathon Competition Applications Have Started!

TEKNOFEST 2021 Travel Datathon Competition will be held. JULY 05, APPLICATION DEADLINE to win the competition in TEKNOFEST 2021 Istanbul

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Teknofest 2021 Take Off ınternational Startup Summit Applications Have Started!

Take Off International Startup Summit will be held within the scope of TEKNOFEST 2021. To get the right to compete in TEKNOFEST 2021 Istanbul, THE APPLICATION DEADLINE is 30 JUNE!

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