The WRO™ offers challenging competitions world wide for everyone ages 6-25. As the Massachusetts and Connecticut Regional Partner, Semia STEM Outreach Inc. is delighted to have students who are in Elementary School through High School participate each year at our National Qualifier event. Semia offer the following competition categories to students within our area:
†WRO™ does offer an Advanced Robotics Challenge for students ages 17-25 on the Universtiy level which is currently not available in this region at this time. If you are interested in bringing WRO™ into your college or university program plese contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or visit the official World Robot Olymiad Association website.
Each season the challenges and theme for the Regular and Open Category are developed with the country that hosts the International Final. The WRO Football rules and the Advanced Robotics Challenge game are designed together with experts in our community.
|Age||Elementary: max 12
|Elementary: max 12
|Team Size||2-3 people + coach||2-3 people + coach||2-3 people + coach|
|Hardware||Only LEGO® + HiTechnic Color Sensor||LEGO® controlled + no restriction for other materials||Only LEGO® + HiTechnic equipment for ball and sensors|
|Software||Elementary: Only RoboLab, NXT or EV3 software
Junior: Only RoboLab, NXT or EV3 software
Senior: Any programming language
|Any programming language||Only RoboLab, NXT or EV3 Software|
|Maximum Size||Max. 25 x 25 x 25 cm||Booth of 2 x 2 x 2 meters||Two robots, max. 22cm diameter
max. 22cm high and <= 1kg each
Assembly of the robot on competition day
|It is so open that you can enjoy your creativity!||Assembly of the robot on the competition day.
Basic game is football with small modifications in rules each year.
|WeDo Regular||WeDo Open|
|Age||max 10||max 10|
|Team Size||2-3 people + coach||2-3 people + coach|
|Hardware||Only LEGO®||LEGO® for robot model
No restrictions for exhibit
|Software||LEGO® WeDo||LEGO® WeDo|
|Maximum Size||Max. 25 x 25 x 25 cm||Booth of 2 x 2 x 2 meters|
|Characteristics||Designed for the little ones||Encourages creativity!|