MakeX is always dedicated to encouraging young people to keep exploring and solving new challenges driven by passion and excitement for science and technology. With the purpose of enhancing participants’ ability of problem solving and hands on skills,supplementary rules and annual awards application are added to 2019 MakeX World Championship. All contestants and mentors participating in the competition shall read below carefully to get better preparation.

  1. MakeX Starter City Guardian

1.1 On site Skills Test

On site Skills Test,aiming to boost contestants’ skills and core competencies, will

be added to City Guardian in 2019 MakeX World Championship. MakeX

Committee will announce the mission and time frame on spot. The participating

teams should build projects and write programs to complete the mission within

given time. All promoted teams must attend this test before Alliance Selection

Ceremony.

For details please refer to:On-site Skills Test in MakeX Starter City Guardian

1.2 Alliance Selection Ceremony

In Alliance Selection Ceremony, promoted teams will select their alliance team in turn according to their Qualification Round ranking. The formed alliance will be named as “Alliance 1”,“Alliance 2”, “Alliance 3”… When choosing alliance team, promoted teams ranking top 50% must choose one promoted team ranking bottom 50% as their alliance team. The team being chosen cannot reject.

  1. Make X Challenge Courageous Traveler

2.1 On site Skills Test

On-site Skills Test, aiming to boost contestants’ skills and core competencies, will be added to Courageous Traveler in 2019 MakeX World Championship. At the On-site Skills Test session, MakeX Committee will announce the mission and new prop necessary on spot. All promoted teams must attend this test before Alliance Selection Ceremony.

For details please refer to:On-site Skills Test in MakeX Challenge Courageous Traveler

2.2 Alliance Selection Ceremony

In Alliance Selection Ceremony, promoted teams will select their alliance team in turn according to their Qualification Round ranking. The formed alliance will be named as “Alliance 1”,“Alliance 2”, “Alliance 3”When choosing alliance team, promoted teams ranking top 50% must choose one promoted team ranking bottom 50% as their alliance team. The team being chosen cannot reject.

Substitute Alliance Team: In MakeX Challenge, promoted teams ranking top 50% can choose one unpromoted team as their substitute alliance team. Promoted teams ranking top 50% can give up the right of choosing one substitute team. The unpromoted team being chosen can reject. If unpromoted team rejects, the promoted team can continue to choose other unpromoted team as their substitute alliance team.

2.3 Match Schedule for Elimination Tournament

In Elimination Tournament of MakeX Challenge, alliance can choose either alliance team or substitute alliance team to compete, but the final ranking result of Elimination Tournament can only be given to alliance teams. Substitute team of winner alliance (Champion, Runner-up & Second Runner-up) will receive special award for their participation. If alliance chooses the substitute alliance team to compete, alliance must replace the power management module of substitute alliance team robot with the module from alliance team robot within timeframe.

Match schedule of Elimination Tournament is shown as below. Teams get 2 wins or 1 win & 2 ties will be promoted to next round. For details about ranking please refer to Competition Guide for Courageous Traveler.

  1. Annual Award Application

4 annual awards that need application to MakeX Committee,which include MakeX Ambassador Award, Outstanding Mentor Award, MakeX Spirit Award, Opensource Innovation Award, will be awarded in 2019 MakeX World Championship Awarding Ceremony. There are also multiple awards no need to apply in advance. The judge will give the award on site according to the practical situation. Please check the Competition Guide of each program for award list. The final version will be published on《2019 MakeX World Championship Brochure》.

For details of annual awards application please refer to:

2019 MakeX World Championship Annual Awards Application

 

MakeX Robotics Competition Committee

                               20th Sept. 2019