Google and Lenovo Join forces with TI to promote SchoolBots

SchoolBots.ie has now gone live. The website is packed with information about SchoolBots, this includes video tutorials, an online and pdf version of the schoolbots manual, poster, photos from SchoolBots 2008.

We are delighted to announce that Google and Lenovo are sponsors of this competition. Both Google and Lenovo share TI’s vision to raise the awareness of ICT in the second level classroom.

SchoolBots is a computer game
programming competition aimed at transition year students and above at
secondary schools in Ireland. Tipperary Institute are the organisers of this competition. The competition is hosted at Tipperary Institutes campus in Thurles.

Competition Overview

  • Schools should register their
    interest no later than October 31st 2008. A teacher can email
    schoolbots@tippinst.ie. Competition is limited to 40 schools and is on
    a first come first served basis.
  • The closing date for submission of entries is December 12th 2008.
  • The Prequalifiers will take place on Jan 13th and 14th 2009
  • The top 8 schools from this competition will progress to the National Final on March 12th 2009
  • Individuals who reached the semi-final stage of previous competitions are not eligible to take part in the competition.
  • You can download a copy of the poster and display it in your school

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