Registration opens for European Rover Challenge 2024. Register your team now!

Friday, March 1, 2024

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It’s happening! Registration officially opens for the 10th-anniversary edition of the European Rover Challenge!

What’s the ERC, you ask? It is a prestigious event that brings together the brightest minds of youth in robotics worldwide. It serves as a platform for teams from many countries to demonstrate their ingenuity in designing and operating rovers capable of navigating challenging terrain and completing complex tasks.

Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or a newcomer eager to try your skills and visit Krakow, Poland (the #ERC2024 host City), the European Rover Challenge is the perfect competition for you. 


Did we mention it’s free to register & participate? It is!

Aside from the competition, the European Rover Challenge also provides invaluable networking opportunities, allowing you to connect with industry leaders, researchers, and like-minded students from international universities. Whether you seek to forge new partnerships or gain insights into the latest trends and developments in robotics, the connections made at the ERC will have a lasting impact on your careers and projects.

  • ERC Finals date: 6–8 Sept. 2024
  • Host City: Krakow, Poland
  • Organizer: European Space Foundation
  • Co-organizer: AGH University of Krakow


Registration deadline

Don’t miss out – the registration deadline is March 31st, 2024. Gather your team, dust off your rovers (or soon-to-be rovers!), and register now!

All registration links, guidelines, and files are below (or in the Competitor Zone tab). Good luck!


Join the Q&A

Are you considering taking part in the ERC this year? Do you have any doubts about the requirements? You don’t know what is necessary to register your team? You should definitely join the live Q&A and clear your doubts!


The meeting will be recorded and uploaded to YouTube at a later date. If you don’t get a chance to join & ask your question, you can always ask the Team Coordinator directly at


Disclaimer: Following the event location change, the 10th-anniversary edition of the European Rover Challenge will emphasize the importance of full-scale rover development and will not feature a standalone ‘remote’ formula of the competition. Please refer to the official 2024 rulebook for more information.

Attached links & files

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Robotics competition

Every year, dozens of teams enter the European Rover Challenge with innovative rover designs.

STEM Exhibit

Discover the vast and exciting world of science through interactive exhibits, educational workshops and insightful discussions.

Conference & Livestream

During the ERC, leading space sector experts, astronauts and scientists discuss space and its impact on our past, present and future.

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