5th TÜBİTAK International Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition



Event Calendar



Announcement of Competition Rules

January 28, 2020

Application Period and Submission of Conceptual Design Reports

February 03 - March 23, 2020

Announcement of the Results of Conceptual Design Reports

April 20, 2020

Training Program (Rotary-Wing)

April 11 - 12, 2020

Training Program (Fixed-Wing)

April 18 - 19, 2020

Submission of Detailed Design Reports and Flight Videos

April 20 - June 20, 2020

Declaration of Withdrawals by the Teams

June 20, 2020

Announcement of the Results of Detailed Design Reports

August 18, 2020

Competition Week and Award Ceremony

 September 15-20, 2020

TEKNOFEST Exhibition and Award Ceremony

 September 22-27, 2020

Gaziantep Alleben Goleti

*TÜBİTAK Etkinlik Takviminde değişiklik yapma hakkını saklı tutar.






Click for Application System


Click for ARBİS Manual


Click for Conceptual Design Report


Contest Area


Click for 2020 TÜBİTAK Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition Rules

(Updated - January 28, 2020

Financial Support & Awards



Performance Award - First Prize (for each category)

30.000 TL

Performance Award - Second Prize (for each category)

20.000 TL

Performance Award - Third Prize (for each category)

15.000 TL

Honorable Mention Award (for each category)

7.500 TL

Original Software Award (for each category)

15.000 TL

UAV Design and Development Incentive

8.000 TL

Participation Support

4.000 TL

Total Incentive for the Teams from Outside Turkey

12.000 TL

Turkish Aerospace Special Award (for both categories’ winners)

12.000 TL


Video (2019)


Register for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Competition Now!

Register for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Competition Now!

28 JAN 2020

28 JAN 2020

The “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Competition” is an annual competition for educational institutions organised by TÜBİTAK since 2016. The competition will be held at Gaziantep within the scope of TEKNOFEST Gaziantep Aeronautics, Space and Technology Festival between 15th and 20th September 2020.


The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) supports participants from all over the world financially and encourages university students to produce the most efficient UAV.


Click here for Rules.


Registration deadline for the Challenge is 23 March 2020!


Each team must upload the conceptual design report and commitment to the system by the deadline indicated.


Applications for 5th TÜBİTAK International Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition have started!


Click for  application.


The team captain must have an ARBIS registration to enter the Application System. Click to register to ARBİS.


Click here for the manual on ARBİS registration.


Within the scope of  5th TÜBİTAK International Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition for International Teams, after online information entry is completed the application form printout must be signed by Academic Advisor and Senior Institution Executive and sent via e-mail to uavturkey@tubitak.gov.tr and delivered to the mailing address on the website by March 23, 2020.


TÜBİTAK Başkanlık

Tunus Caddesi, No:80

06100 Kavaklıdere Ankara