Annual IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition

Arduinos, 3D printing, networking with professionals, Lego Mindstorms, Lego displays, FREE LUNCH … what more can you ask for? The IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition (ORC) is Ottawa’s largest non-profit robotics competition that attracts 500+ attendees annually.

To enrich your volunteering portfolio, to network with industry professionals, to apply for future leadership positions within our organization, and to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders, sign up NOW as a volunteer at Mark your calendars for this year’s competition, Saturday, May 26th! All you need to be a great volunteer is enthusiasm and a contagious smile. Absolutely no programming/robotics knowledge required.

Check out the competition at Students design and build robots to compete in a day filled with exciting Lego Mindstorms and Arduino challenges. One of our most popular challenges, Sumo wrestling involves a UFC-style fight between two robots! For more information on the ORC, please visit or email us at

Thank you for your time.

Heidi Li and David Huynh
Co-Chairs of the IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition


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