World Robot Olympiad 2016, Armenia

Publish Date: Jan 18, 2017

World Robot Olympiad 2016

In 2016 Armenia participated, for the first time, in the World Robot Olympiad - one of the largest school events in the field of robotics.

The national stage of the competition involved nine teams from various schools. The winner traveled to New Delhi, India, to participate in the international competition.

The World Robot Olympiad was held under the motto "The fight against waste". Robots will help children to clear the school road, collect the garbage and place it in garbage cans, as well as perform other tasks.

The purpose of the World Robot Olympiad is to involve school students in practical and research activities, develop their logical thinking skills and engineering capabilities, create preconditions for the development of creative abilities. The first competition was held in 2004 with the participation of 4 thousand teams from 12 countries. Today the event involves more than 21 thousand teams from 55 countries.

AYB Educational Foundation is the exclusive organizer of the national stage of the Olympiad; the sponsor is«Creative Educational Technologies»  (CET), which is the official distributor of «LEGO® Education» Armenia.

The Team «Arm Cyber Kids» as the winner of the National stage of WRO represented Armenia on the International stage in New Delhi (November 25-27 2016) and took the 21-st place. This is a great result as Armenia was participating the Olympiad for the first time. We all are proud about our team and look forward for this year’s Olympiad. 


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