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WHAT IS EBEC?

EBEC (European BEST Engineering Competition) is an European-wide engineering competition organised by 88 universities in Europe.

Teams that are composed of 4 students from technology fields, regardless of status of their degree, are challenged to solve the tasks that are provided by organizers or companies. EBEC project begins functioning every year by the first Local EBEC Round; afterwards moving onwards with National/Regional EBEC Rounds and the winners of the National/Regional rounds compete in EBEC Final. EBEC Ankara is being organised by Local BEST Group Ankara since 2008 and 11th edition will be organised this year. The competition consists of Team Design and Case Study.

TEAM DESIGN

Team Design (TD) is a practical challenge that requires design, creation and presentation of a prototype model that can successfully meet specific construction and operation criteria, all done in a limited amount of time and through the use of limited resource materials.

CASE STUDY

Case Study (CS) is a theoretical problem-solving challenge. Its solution requires the analysis, creation and presentation of a technological solution for a current engineering, economic and social problem, all within a limited amount of time and resources.

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FAQ

  • How many members should my team have?

Each team is consists of 4 members. Also, you should determine a team captain who will contact us in case of need. 

  • Must team members be from one department/field/year?

No, they don’t have to. The competition aims to develop students of all faculties without restrictions; teams can have any composition of students from one university.

  • Can anyone outside my university be a member of my team?

No. The competition is organized only at 6 technical universities in Turkey and only among their students it is possible to gather a team. Active participation in a given university is also necessary to participate in the competition. This information is verified when registering participants

  • Are we able to change the team captain?

Yes, in the event of a change of captain, you must immediately report to the organizer all the details of the new captain that were required for this position in the application form.

  • Does the organization provide meals to the participants during the weekend of the competition?

Yes. BEST Ankara assures all of your meals during the competition. Besides that, during the competition we will have a coffee break available.

  • When will we know the challenge that we have to solve?

At the beginning of the competition, you are going to find a booklet on your table in which the tasks of the challenge is announced, and all of the potential doubts will be clarified.

  • Can I leave the competition place during the challenge?

Dislocations are only allowed inside the building. If you have to leave the place, you need a proper justification and the authorization of someone from the organization. Other situations will be taken in consideration by the organization.

  • Can we have access to external information?

Participants will have Internet access and should bring at least one computer per team.

  • What are the restrictions to the participants during the challenge?

In case any of the members of the team doesn’t follow the rules of the regulation, the team is disqualified and loses its deposit as well as the access to the 1.5 CTS.

If the team is unable to present a solution to the challenge, the penalty is decided by the judges.

The team is responsible for the maintenance of their attributed spot, so at the end of the competition they must assure that the same spot is left clean. The violation of this rule leads to a loss of the deposit.

For more information about possible penalties that may occur, we advise the reading of the event regulations, in the article that corresponds to irregularities.

  • Are there any prizes?

Yes! Besides that, the teams that stay in first place (Team Design and Case Study) will have access to the national phase, that will take place in Ankara.

  • Why do the presentations and the reports need to be made in english?

Since the competition is inserted in the international project “EBEC – European Best Engineering Competition”, there are some rules that need to be met in all of the local rounds. Besides that, BEST promotes the development of students and that includes their proficiency in the english language, which is of great importance.

  • What if I have any more doubts?

If you have any doubts, you can contact us through the e-mail ebecankara2020@gmail.com. 

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Ekran Resmi 2020-02-06 21.30.21