world educational robot and drone competition Australian Open 2022

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WERAU 2022 competition

interview with the champion coach


With futuristic unmanned aerial vehicles in attendance, along with cutting-edge ground robots. Join us for the World Educational Robot and Drone Competition Australian Open 2022. Enter and compete in the world’s largest robot and drone competition in Australia. Our fantastic line-up of events will have something for everyone, from the novice to the expert – come join us on October 22 2022 at Moorooka State School. Don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of the most exciting robotics event in Australia
We sincerely express our gratitude to all the participants, parents and volunteers. This event would not have been able to run smoothly without your support and cooperation. If you haven’t got the chance to participate in this amazing event, stay tuned to our website and Facebook page: @WERAU.
Be prepared for our competitions next year with your same passion and enthusiasm, we look forward to seeing you guys at WERAU 2022!

registration information

Important Dates

June 30th, 2022
June 30th, 2022

School Registrations Open

July 13rd, 2022
July 13rd, 2022

Team Registration Opens

October 15th, 2022
October 15th, 2022

Last Day for School Registration

October 15th, 2022
October 15th, 2022

Last Day for Team Registration

October 22th, 2022
October 22th, 2022

Competition Day

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Help!  I'm a new school/coach?

Don’t worry, we are here to help! The easiest way to find out what you need to do to prepare for the competition is to send us an email or give us a call and we will talk you through everything you need to know to get a team on board!

What are the team categories?

There are two categories for teams, with 3 students in each team (it is possible to have only two however we do not recommend this):

Primary -> Students in years 3 to 6

Secondary -> Students in years 7-9

What does a team need to compete?

Each team needs the following:

  • Abilix Krypton 6
  • Access to 2022 Competition Mat and Challenge Tasks
  • Team registration

What is the theme for 2022?

WER Contest has adopted the theme of “Energy Revolution” for the year of 2022. The continuous expansion of the global economy, the great development of science and technology and the robust innovation have brought great convenience and amazing lifestyle to our life.

The massive consumption of energy has brought about a sharp increase in
carbon dioxide emissions, leading to the deterioration of the global climate, for which mankind has also paid a painful price.

Is it possible to register a non-school affiliated team?

Sure, you will however need to purchase the Abilix Krypton 6 and Competition kit separately. When available the purchase link will be placed here!

Want to change registration details?

Shoot us an email, at and we will happily update any registration details.