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Competition this year:VIZIUM

In June this year, 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.


Registration for Ventspils IT Challange 2022 starts in:

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Start on September 29th!

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Frequently asked questions

  • When IT challenge 2022 starts?

    First round starts on 29th September and organizers are waiting filled tasks till 13th November.

  • How can I participate?

    You need to find two team mates and teacher or other supervisor and register till 13th 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




Municipal authority “Ventspils Digital centre”
Ventspils pilsētas pašvaldības iestāde
“Ventspils Digitālais centrs”
Reģ. Nr.: 90001517332
Adrese: Akmeņu iela 3, Ventspils, LV 3601

Contact Information

Raitis Roze
Mob. +37128458018