International Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition

About the Competition

Competitions for Application:

1) International UAV Competition

2) International Free Mission UAV Competition

 

1) Within the scope of TEKNOFEST Technology competitions, International Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Competition will be organized.

The competition has been organized since 2016 to increase the awareness of youth regarding unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and help them gain technical experience. Support is provided for developing UAVs that can help humans in case of emergencies, such as fire or accidents, within the competition. 
The competition has two categories which are “fixed wing” and “rotary wing”. There are three phases in the competition. 
Teams are asked to complete tasks such as completing the track, recognizing useful load, and carrying and dropping at each stage. It is expected that they perform the assigned tasks autonomously in the advanced stages.
Teams are expected to accomplish two different flight missions in the competition. 
In the first mission, the maneuverability of the teams' aircrafts are tested. 
In the second mission, teams are asked to drop load of certain weight to a predetermined area. The following awards are presented to the teams ranking the highest in the competition.  
Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition
- Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and PhD Students

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Apart from the information given in the specification, you should be a member of the relevant mail group from the INTERNATIONAL UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE COMPETITION link for other questions you want to ask about the competition.

 

2) Within the scope of TEKNOFEST Technology competitions, International Free Mission Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Competition will be organized. Click to reach the specification.

The competition aims to guide high school and equivalent school students from Turkey and TRNC and students with high school degree at Science Workshops, Science Centers, Deneyap Technology Workshops and BİLSEM, and national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate degree to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technologies, to encourage them to any flights which are scientific, technological, and/or based on ability and dexterity with different kinds of UAVs (such as fixed-wing, multi-copter, hybrid, and flapping vehicle, etc.) in any category, employing their own imagination and ideas, and to encourage them to do scientific and technical studies, and to make our country a meeting point for talented national and international students who are successful in UAV technologies.

Apart from the information given in the specification, you should be a member of the relevant mailing group from the INTERNATIONAL FREE TASK UNMANNED AERIAL COMPETITION link for other questions you want to ask about the competition.

INTERNATIONAL UAV COMPETITION SPECIFICATION

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International Free Mission UAV Specification

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Explanation History

INTERNATIONAL UAV COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Submission of Application and Conceptual Design January 20 – March 15 , 2021
Announcement of the Results of Conceptual Design Reports April 5, 2021
Uploading and submission letter of commitment and consent April 5, 2021- April 12, 2021
Submission of Detailed Design Reports and Detailed Design Videos July 1 – July 30, 2021
Deadline for Withdrawal from the Competition, Submission of the Request for Team Captain Change, Advisor change (if any) and Member Changes July 30, 2021
Announcement of the Results of Detailed Design Reports and Detailed Design Video August 23, 2021
Competition Week and Award Ceremony September 13-18, 2021
TEKNOFEST Exhibition and Award Ceremony September 21-26, 2021

INTERNATIONAL FREE MISSION UAV COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Online Application 20 January 2021 - 15 March 2021
Offer for Risky Missions 1 February 2021 - 15 March 2021
Sending Conceptual Design Report 15 March 2021 - 5 April 2021
Announcement of the Results of Conceptual Design Report 12 April 2021
Uploading and Sending the Commitment Letter and Consent 12 April 2021 - 22 April 2021
Sending the Detailed Design Report and Detailed Design with Flight Video 1 July 2021 - 30 July 2021
Announcement the Detailed Design Report and Detailed Design with Flight Video 15 August 2021
Announcement of Mission – Flight Placement 3 September 2021
Competition Week and Prize-Giving Ceremony 13 September 2021 - 18 September 2021
TEKNOFEST UAV Exhibition and Prize-Giving Ceremony 21 September 2021 - 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?

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.

International UAV Detailed Desing Report Guide 2021

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International UAV Competition Conceptual Design Report Guide

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Free Mission UAV Competition Detailed Design Report Preparation Guide

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Free Mission UAV Competition Conceptual Design Report Preparation Guide

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2020

Degree Team Name
1. ( Döner Kanat ) İHAGER
1. ( Sabit Kanat ) Hezarfen
2. ( Döner Kanat ) ULUCOPTER
2. ( Sabit Kanat ) LAGARİ
3. ( Döner Kanat ) GTU-Aves
3. ( Sabit Kanat ) Apis Ar-Ge

2019

Degree Team Name
1. (Döner Kanat) RACLAB
1. (Sabit Kanat) Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
1. Mansiyon (Döner Kanat) İHAGER
1. Mansiyon (Sabit Kanat) SKYWORKS
2. (Sabit Kanat) ALBATROS
2. Mansiyon (Döner Kanat) ALBATROS
3. (Sabit Kanat) APİS ARGE
3. Mansiyon (Döner Kanat) BEEROBOTİCS
Yerli Yazılım YILDIZ UAV

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


INTERNATIONAL UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE COMPETITION AWARD AMOUNT


Fixed Wing

First: 40.000 ₺

Second: 30.000 ₺

Third: 20.000 ₺


Rotary Wing

First: 40.000 ₺

Second: 30.000 ₺

Third: 20.000 ₺

 

 

FREE MISSION UAV COMPETITION AWARDS

GOLD PERFORMANCE
First: 50.000,00
Second: 45.000,00
Third: 40,000.00

SILVER PERFORMANCE
First: 36.000,00
Second: 34.000,00
Third: 32.000,00

BRONZE PERFORMANCE
First: 30.000,00
Second: 28.000,00
Third: 26.000,00

 

Contest Application Form (Advanced Category) Updating

Contest Application Form (Free Category) Updating

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

INTERNATIONAL CONCEPTUAL DESIGN REPORT GUIDE

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LETTER OF COMMITMENT

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LETTER OF CONSENT

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TEAM CAPTAIN CHANGE PETITION

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