WRO Competition is held across globe and supported by more than 50 member countries. This competition is organized every year, and participants progresses through qualifying stage in local regions & countries, before they can get selected for world finals WRO. WRO competition utilizes LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robotic kits manufactured by LEGO® Education. WRO is an ideal platform for students to leverage and learn science, mathematics, and technology and demonstrate skills by building robots. This is a good platform to compete against the BEST around the world, and provide a wide outlook by cross culture experience.
WRO 2015 will be held at Doha (Qatar) in 2015. Doha is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country. The city was host to the first ministerial-level meeting of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations. It was also selected as host city of a number of sporting events, including the 2006 Asian Games, the 2011 Pan Arab Games and most of the games at the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.
Additionally, the city hosted the 2012 UNFCCC Climate Negotiations and is set to host a large number of the venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The theme for this year's WRO competition is "ROBOT EXPLORERS".
WRO is organized in multiple levels to accommodate different age levels of participating students; each level is assigned their own challenge that they must complete using a robot of their own design.
The rules of competition at WORLD ROBOT OLYMPIAD are constituted by the WORLD ROBOT OLYMPIAD Advisory Council
2015 WRO Final – DOHA – QATAR
WRO 2015 Challenge
- Elementary - The robot’s mission is to investigate and explore different environments, some of them hostile to humans. This game challenges to build a robot that can dive and explore under the sea for pearls. At the start of robot game, 9 colored LEGO cubes will be randomly selected and placed on the white squares. Robot needs to detect the colored cubes, push to the color zone, and drop the ping pong balls based on the number of pearls. Total game time is 2 minutes, and robot needs to reach to the completion zone at the end.
- Junior High - The junior high school level game challenges to build a robot that is tasked with collecting 5 artifacts in an unknown environment. Clues are available regarding the environment and the location of each of the artifacts to collect. The environment will contain artifacts that are harmful to the explorer, in unknown locations, that should be left undisturbed. The robot will have 2 minutes to complete the challenge.
- Senior High - The high school level game challenges you to build a robot that is tasked with collecting supplies and delivering them to outposts high in the mountains. Clues are available regarding the environment and the location of each of the supplies to collect. The closer you get the supplies to the drop location, the higher the points. But proceed with caution so that your robot doesn’t slip and fall off of the mountain.
Age Group Definitions –
Elementary (Primary) School Age: Participants up to 12 years old in the year of competition
Junior High (Middle) School Age: Participants 13 - 15 years old in the year of competition
High (Secondary) School Age: Participants 16 – 19 years old in the year of competition
WRO GEN II Football: Participants 10 – 19 years old in the year of competition
|Elementary School - Challenge & Rule|
|Junior High School - Challenge & Rule|
|Senior High School - Challenge & Rule|
WRO website http://www.wroboto.org/
WRO 2012 website http://www.wro2012.org/
WRO 2013 website http://www.wro2013.org/
WRO 2014 website http://www.wro2014.org/