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The 1st Global Marty Challenge

The Global Marty Competition has been designed by Robotical with PRISTER to inspire creativity and spark imagination in students across the world. 


The Challenge:


Students are challenged to work collaboratively in teams to choreograph a dance for their Martys to their choice of music. The students will then present and discuss their code via video submission. They will be scored based on creativity, presentation skills and quality of the code. 


The Details:


The competition will be split between two age groups, Upper Primary/Elementary and Lower Secondary/Middle School (see challenge levels below) in schools in Hong Kong, the USA and the UK. The semi-finals will be held virtually in February 2024.







【Results Announcement for the 1st Global Marty Challenge (Hong Kong Region)】


The1st Global Marty Challenge (Hong Kong) has a huge responses. With over 100 participating teams this year, showcasing exceptional programming skills in controlling the Marty robot. After rigorous evaluations by the judges, winners have been selected for each category. We appreciate the fervent support from the academic community for this competition! The overall finals results will be announced in March 2024.


Stay tuned for more details of the 1st Global Marty Challenge (Final) !


Using MartyBlocks (Scratch)


  • Upper Primary/Elementary
  • England: Year 4-6
  • Scotland: P5-P7
  • USA: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Hong Kong: Primary 4-6


Hong Kong District


Champion🥇: Kowloon Bay Saint John the Baptist Catholic Primary School - 無敵星小隊 (梁卓翹、林仲熙、羅樂晴、黃卓琳)


1st Runner-up🥈: Hong Kong Taoist Association Shun Yeung Primary School - 純陽勁舞組C組 (冼楚瑜、陸詩晴、趙紋媗)


2nd Runner-up🥉: Kwong Ming Ying Loi School - Flowers (Chan Cham Ho, Siu Hok Ming, Lo Ching Ting)

Using MartyBlocks (Scratch)


  • Lower Secondary/Middle School
  • England: Year 7-9
  • Scotland: S1-S3
  • USA: 6th-8th Grade
  • Hong Kong: Secondary 1-3


Hong Kong District


Champion🥇: Munsang College Hong Kong Island - IMSC02 (Tsui Tsz Hang, Yeung Tit Nam)


1st Runner-up🥈: Marymount Secondary School - i7a (Carina Salaroli, Jamie Tang)


2nd Runner-up🥉: Sheng Kung Hui Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School - SKHTSTSS (Fung King Kiu, Yim Sung Ming)

Using Python

  • Lower Secondary/Middle School
  • England: Year 7-9
  • Scotland: S1-S3
  • USA: 6th-8th Grade
  • Hong Kong: Secondary 1-3


Hong Kong District


Champion🥇: Marymount Secondary School - Lum1nary (Katrina Sit, Clarice Hui, Kendra Sit)


1st Runner-up🥈: Diocesan Girls' School - Captain Sparrow (Chan Pui Kei, Wu Xiang Ying, Chan Hoi Yin)


2nd Runner-up🥉: The ELCHK Yuen Long Lutheran Secondary School - Happy Crew (Leung Chung Hei Arthur, Wong Lok Gi, Chan Yan Yuet, Yip Pui Ching)

Challenge Rules:

  • 2 - 4 students per group
  • 2 - 6 Martys per group
  • Each team can only submit one video, and each student can only join one group

How To Enter:

  • Submit a video of 1 minute – 1 minute 30 seconds (Dance) + 1 minute (Presentation) to total no more than 2 minutes 30 seconds
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • File Type: MP4
  • Ratio: 16:9 (Horizontal)
  • File Size: Maximum 2GB