We invite you to represent Malta in the FIRST Global Challenge, an esteemed international robotics competition, set to take place in Athens from September 26-29, 2024.

  • Meetings: Summer 2024 (2-3 times per week typically from 09.00 – 13.00)
  • Event Dates: September 24-30, 2024
  • Where: MCAST Main Campus, Paola
  • Organiser: MCAST, Institute of ICT
  • Location: Athens, Greece

We will start our preparations this summer by designing and building the robot at the Institute of ICT – MCAST Main Campus in Paola. Training for the competition will be provided to interested students by MCAST, with meetings scheduled 2-3 times a week during summer. All competition-related expenses, including flights and accommodation, will be covered by our sponsors.
Eligibility: Open to students aged 15-18 attending a post-secondary institution (such as MCAST, Junior College, Giovanni Curmi Higher or the University of Malta). To streamline the selection process, we will conduct informal interviews at MCAST with all interested participants. Following these discussions, we will select a team of 5 students for the competition.
If you’re interested in this opportunity, we kindly ask you to fill out the participation form: https://forms.office.com/e/cExB7G2BmV by 1st June 2024. Filling out this form does not obligate you to participate. You can learn more about the competition by visiting the official website: https://first.global.
Let’s put our skills to the test and make Malta proud!