Inspiring Future African Engineers & Scientists

PARC is an all-African Robotics competition, which brings together middle, high school, and university robotics teams to participate in a competition around scientific and engineering challenges relevant to the sustainable development of Africa. 

Teams are judged on poster and oral presentations, as well as Robotics. PARC teams can compete in four categories: Techs, Stars, Makers & Engineers League; ranging from middle school to university. Winners in the various categories are awarded with prizes and scholarships. 

The PARC 2019 Request to Participate form is now available from December 15, 2018 - January 15, 2019.


  • December 2018

    The Request to Participate form will be available from December 15, 2018 - January 15, 2019. During this period, teams will be able to register for consideration to compete at PARC 2019.

  • January 2019

    The Request to Participate form will close January 15, 2019. Applications will be reviewed January 15 - 31, 2019 to determine which teams will compete in PARC 2019.

  • February - June 2019

    The teams selected to participate in PARC 2019 will be announced Feburary 1, 2019. Team $250 payments are due at that time. The official competition rules will be posted and robot kits will be shipped. Teams will have until July to prepare their robots and presentations for the PARC 2019 competition.

  • July 2019

    PARC2019 in Accra, Ghana!

Become a Sponsor

We are inviting companies, institutes, and organizations to sponsor PARC 2019. A PARC sponsorship is a unique opportunity for your group to showcase its products/services and be at the forefront of companies promoting STEM education in Africa.

Become an Exhibitor

PARC 2019 will feature an exhibition hall for students and the general public to receive information related to STEM, engage in hands on activities and view demonstrations. Exhibitions must incorporate STEM or this year’s theme of Smart Cities.