24th international robotic contest
20. 4. 2024 FEI STU Bratislava, Slovakia

Preliminary programme

   9:00  Registration

   10:00 Presentations of the  Freestyle robots  (the whole day)
   10:00 Category Micromouse     (CD-300)
   10:00 Category Ketchup house  (CD-150)
   10:30 Category LegoSumo       (CD-300)
   10:30 Category Linefollower   (CD-150)

   12:30 Lunch break

   13:30 Opening ceremony
   13:35 Category Linefollower   (CD-150)
   13:35 Category Micromouse     (CD-300)
   14:00 Category Ketchup house  (CD-150)
   14:00 Category LegoSumo       (CD-300)
   14:30 Category Freestyle      (CD-300)

You can also see...

  • Walking robot Panza Robotics
  • Robots in National robotic center:
    • Industrial robots (10:00 - 13:00)
    • Mobile robots (10:00 - 13:00)
    • Flying robots (15 min. blocks at 12:00; 12:15; 12:30 and 12:45)


Registration is closed. You can just modify your existing registrations.

Place and time

Istrobot 2024 will be at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology STU (Fakulta elektrotechniky a informatiky STU v Bratislave), address is Ilkovičova 3, 811 09 Bratislava.
Position on the map: [google map (FEI STU)].
Event start at 10:00, door open 9:00. Approximate finish at 15:00.

Public information

The competition is open to visitors, free entry, no registration required.

Istrobot 2024

Istrobot 2024 will take place on Saturday April 20th, 2024 in Bratislave, in premises of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Competition categories from the previous year - Linefollower, Ketchup house and Freestyle remains the same. Additional categories for 2024 are Micromouse and LegoSumo.

Important dates

  • 2. 4. 2024 - deadline for registration
  • 20. 4. 2024 - competition day

Categories and rules

Robots can compete in following categories:



The task is to construct an autonomous robot that will complete the racing track and negotiate all its pitfalls. It contains several obstacles - for example a interruption or a brick to be avoided..


Ketchup house

In this category the task is to localize and sort ketchup cans in the storage. Two robots compete at the same time, winner is the robot collecting the largest number of cans.



The task is to build an autonomous mobile robot which is capable of pushing its opponent out of the ring. This category allows only components from the LEGO kit. .



The task is to construct a robot that can autonomously solve a maze and achieve the goal in the shortest time. When the robot tracks the right hand wall it will solve the maze, but not in the shortest possible time..



In this category, competitors are encouraged to demonstrate their robotics creations which do not fit into other categories. The winner is appointed according to the jury judgment.


Common rules

For each category also the common rules apply. They deals mainly with the safety issues and materials.

Privacy Policy (GDPR)

By registering and completing the application form for the Istrobot competition, participants agree to the publication of their personal data in the form of the application form, start list and results on the competition website (istrobot.sk and robotika.sk). The names of the winners may also appear in the press release and media, as well as on social networks (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube). The contestant agrees to publish his/her video on the contest website and social networks (e.g. istrobot.sk, robotika.sk, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube), of course, with the author's name.

Photography and video: Our events are public. Your personal data in the scope of photographs and video recordings concerning about a participant's person or expressions of a personal nature in connection with related to your participation in the event, we process for the purpose of obtaining (making) and using them, in the form of publication on the website robotika.sk and istrobot.sk, on social networks, in press releases and with co-organisers and for the purpose of promotion organisers and robotics. Please note that during the event such recordings will be will be made and that by participating you consent to this processing personal data. In case of disagreement, you have the possibility to object to the making of a visual/audio recording of your photographer/videographer.