The World Robot Olympiad is an international event that is sponsored by LEGO which seeks to bring together the young minds from all over the world to develop their creativity, problem solving skills through educational robot competitions and activities.
It was first held in Singapore in 2004 and has now grown to it s present stature with more than 20,000 teams participating in it every year from around 60 countries.
ROBOTECH PVT LTD trained teams from Shiv Nadar School, in the construction of using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and EV3. To develop solutions to various problems and to promote the development of their problem solving skills, we have developed a rigorous training program to help students expand their horizons. Armed with this knowledge the teams participated in the regional competition that was held at Genesis Global School, Noida.
There are different categories based on the age group of the participants varying from elementary, junior and senior with their ages ranging from 12 years to 19 years.
The competitions are divided into different categories namely:
- Regular category
- Open category
- WRO Football
- Advanced Robotics challenge
The special feature of the Advanced Robotics Challenge is that even undergraduate students below the age of 25 can participate in it.