Agricultural Unmanned Land Vehicle Competition

About the Competition

Agricultural UGV Competition aims to encourage the development of agricultural technologies using unmanned ground vehicles. The competitors are expected to develop projects to increase productivity in agriculture with ground robotic vehicles, and discover the contributions of autonomy to agriculture. 
The primary area of concern in this competition is weed control in agriculture, and therefore, the projects to be developed are expected to address the issue of weed control. 
The scope includes all aspects of an unmanned agricultural robotic vehicle project, from design to production and post-implementation review. The competition represents various properties of real life systems such as fulfilling communication requirements, creating an autonomous design and developing a multi-disciplinary system.

The UGV (unmanned ground vehicle) to be designed as part of the Agricultural UGV Competition is an autonomous robotic system that is capable of error-free navigation in the field of agriculture can perform tasks to increase productivity in agriculture, and display all task-related data on an interface. 

Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition
- High School Students
- Associate Degree Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and PhD Students

Reporting Phases
- Plan and Organization Report
- Preliminary Design Report 
- Critical Design Report

Apart from the information given in the specification, for any other questions you want to ask about the competition, you must be a member of the relevant mail group from the AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY COMPETITION GROUP link. The questions you will ask and the answers to these questions will be clear to the other members of the mailing group. Templates for the reports that competitors need to prepare will be announced on the TEKNOFEST website in the future.

Competition Application Deadline 28 FEBRUARY!

AGRICULTURAL UNMANNED LAND VEHICLE COMPETITION SPECIFICATIONS

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Explanation History
Announcement of the Competition 20 January 2021
Competition Application Deadline 28 February 2021
Plan and Organization Report (POR) Deadline 20 March 2021
Announcement of the Teams that passed the pre-selection according to the Plan and Organization Report (POR) Results 12 April 2021
Pre-Design Report (ÖTR) Deadline 24 April 2021
Announcement of the Teams that Passed the Pre-Selection According to the Preliminary Design Report (ÖTR) Results 25 May 2020
Critical Design Report (KTR) Deadline 24 July 2021
Announcement of Critical Design Report (CDR) Results, Financial Support Awarded and Finalist Teams 27 August 2021
TEKNOFEST 2021 September 21 - 26, 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?

C: Evaluation; The Project Pre-Evaluation Form will be made in three different stages as Project Detail Report and competition scoring. Teams that do not submit the Project Pre-Evaluation Form and Project Detail Report files will not be eligible to participate in the competition.

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.

Preliminary Design Report Template

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Plan and Organization Report Template

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


AGRICULTURAL UNMANNED LAND VEHICLE COMPETITION AWARD AMOUND

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 Technology Competitions Applications Have Started!

TEKNOFEST 2021 Technology Competitions in 35 different categories will be held in Istanbul.

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Teknofest 2020 Technology For Humanity Project Detail Report Results Have Been Announced!

Technology Competition Project Detail Report Results have been Announced for the Technology For Humanity!

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Technology Competition Preliminary Design Report Results Have Been Announced For The Technology For Humanity!

Technology Competition Preliminary Design Report Results have been Announced for the Technology For Humanity!

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Teknofest 2020 Competitions Assignment Letter And Advisor Letter Drafts Have Been Published!

The necessary writing samples for TEKNOFEST 2020 competitions have been published.

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Teknofest 2020 Current Competition Specifications Have Been Published!

Teknofest 2020 Current Competition specifications have been published!

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