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Structure, Calendar & Prizes

IET Present Around The World (PATW) Competition

A global competition for Young Professionals and Students within engineering to develop and showcase their presentation skills

Useful links

Structure of the competition

The competition is organised by Local Networks (LNs) all around the world, and has a number of different stages. The more stages you win, the further you will go in the competition!

Summary of competition stages:

  • Preliminary Round: student groups, open entry (only a few Local Networks run this level)
  • Local Network (LN) competition: open entry, includes student group winners
  • National (Area) competition: winners of LN competitions
  • Regional competition: winners of LN or National (Area) competitions
  • Global final: 5 regional winners

The five PATW Regional Finals are as follows:

  • Americas
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • South Asia
  • United Kingdom

Interested in competing? Visit How to enter and start the process today!

Calendar

The Local Network (LN) and Student group heats are usually held between September and May, leading up to the Global final in November.

PATW deadline dates for 2017/18

Preliminary Round/Student Group and Local Network

01 September 2018 to 31 May 2019
National (Area) 01 April 2019 to 30 June 2019
Regional 01 July 2019 to 31 August 2019
Global Final November 2019 (TBC)

Prizes


Winners and runners-up* at the Local Network level will receive a cash prize. The winner will go on to the next stage of the competition.

You could win a cash prize and travel to the global final.

 

Stage

Optional / fixed

Level

Prize money (£) - paid in local currency

Additional

     

Winner

Runner up*

 
1 Optional Preliminary Round/Student Group


No prize money at this level

Certificates for the winner & runner-up (*). Certificates for participants (if requested)

 

2

2a

Fixed

Fixed

Local Network

Online Heat

150

150

100

100

Certificates for the winner & runner-up (*). Certificates for participants (if requested)

3 Optional National (Area) Final 300 200

Certificates for the winner & runner-up(*). Certificates for participants (if requested)

 

4 Fixed Regional Final 400 300

Certificates for the winner & runner-up(*). Certificates for participants (if requested)

 

5 Fixed Global Final 1,000 500

Certificates for the winner, runner-up and finalists; international travel to the Global Final.

 

*The runner-up prize will only be awarded if there are four or more competitors (maximum of eight)

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