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VIZIUM: Home of
the Competition:

In June 2022, a new science centre – VIZIUM – was opened in Ventspils. In the final, participants will have the opportunity to explore the science centre, which will be the main location. Participants will have the opportunity to explore VIZIUM’s exhibits, perform tasks in VIZIUM’s homely premises, and winners will be announced at a special award ceremony at VIZIUM.
More than 80 interactive exhibits, science shows, laboratories, conference rooms, classrooms and technical workshops are available to visitors on a daily basis, introducing them to physics, chemistry and other natural sciences.


Whats new ?

The winners of the “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” competition have been announced!

From 6 to 8 December, Ventspils hosted the final of the international competition “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023”, where young people from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania took up Ventspils’ challenge to showcase their skills in the creative use of technology for the eighth year in a row. This year students were challenged to think green. Friday, 8 December, the winners were announced, who shared a huge prize fund of almost €13,000. A total of 46 teams competed for prizes over the…

The finalists of the “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” have been selected!

The jury of the “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” competition has completed the evaluation of the first round entries and selected the 46 teams that will compete in the final and…

A competition that has become a school tradition

Five years ago, encouraged by their teachers Krists Felš-Milbergs and Aiga Bērziņa, the students of class 5a of Kuldīga Centre Secondary School formed two teams and for the first time…

Everyone is Welcome to Participate in “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” Online Events

The international competition “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” has been announced and now the preparation of the round 1 tasks is in action. The competition organizers offer the participants an amazing opportunity…

Competition “Ventspils IT Challenge 2023” begins

At the beginning of autumn, on 25 September, we give start to the yearly – already eight – Baltic region competition for students from grades 1 to 12: “Ventspils IT Challenge…

Frequently asked questions

  • When IT challenge 2023 starts?

    First round starts on 25th September and organizers are waiting filled tasks till 6th November.

  • How can I participate?

    You need to find two team mates and teacher or other supervisor, submit 1st round task and register till 6th November in

  • How old I have to be to participate?

    In contest all Latvian students from first to twelfth class can participate. Students from Estonia, Lithuania have to be at least in class four to paticipate. Students from recreational schools have to be less than 19 years old.

  • What can I get if I participate?

    Best team in group A will get 800 Eur

    Best team in group B will get 1000 Eur

    Best team in group C will get 1000 Eur

    Best team in group D will get 1600 Eur

Organizers & Supporters




Zinātnes centrs VIZIUM
Rūpniecības iela 2, Ventspils, LV-3601


Ventspils Digitālais centrs
Akmeņu iela 3, Ventspils, LV-3601

Contact Information

Vita Vītola – Lapiņa
Mob. +37128342900