Pi Wars – the Raspberry Pi robotics challenge competition

What is Pi Wars?

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Pi Wars is a challenge-based robotics competition in which Raspberry Pi-controlled robots are created by teams and then compete in various non-destructive challenges to earn points. There are prizes awarded at the end of the day. Last year, we had teams from schools, families and groups of hobbyists and 30 of these teams competed for a full day of robot fun and games! Pi Wars takes place in Cambridge, UK and is open to anyone from around the world. It is run by the same team that organises the Cambridge Raspberry Jam.

Here is some of the action from the 2015 competition!


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The next competition

The 2017 competition is over! We are currently deciding what to do about future events - join our mailing list to hear news as it breaks!

More information

If you're interested in attending as a competitor, spectator, show-and-tell exhibitor or as part of the marketplace, please sign up to our mailing list to get advance notice of dates and arrangements.

The 2017 competition

Over 50 teams competed in the 2017 competition. Visit our scores page to find out who did well!

Getting started

Want to build a robot and don't know how to get going? Take a look at our Getting Started page. It's much easier than you'd think to build a robot and great fun!


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