USEL News and Announcements/World Robot Olympiad/Building a Bright Future Through Participation in the World Robot Olympiad USA

Building a Bright Future Through Participation in the World Robot Olympiad USA

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

World Robot Olympiad USA is a great opportunity for kids to explore the world of robotics and gain valuable skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). With different age groups and categories designed to challenge all kinds of minds, participating in this amazing competition is an opportunity that no child should miss out on.

Whether your child is a beginner or a pro when it comes to robotics, there's something for everyone at the World Robot Olympiad USA. For beginners aged 8 to 12 years old, there are two main categories, RoboMission and Future Innovators. In the Future Innovators category, teams are encouraged to use any robot they like; from LEGO Mindstorms® robots to those developed by schools or other organizations. Meanwhile, in the RoboMission category teams must using Lego EV3 or Spike Prime Robot Kits.

For more advanced students aged 13-18 years old, WRO offers two similar categories but with additional challenges such as AI Cars (Future Engineers) and RoboSports (Robotic Tennis).

Regardless of which category or age group your child competes in they will benefit from gaining skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and research capabilities – key building blocks for their future career path in STEM fields. Taking part in the World Robot Olympiad USA also helps foster important life skills such as resilience as participants tackle difficult problems and work together against tight deadlines.

In conclusion: if you have a child who loves tinkering with robotics or tech-related activities then why not encourage them to take part in the World Robot Olympiad USA? It's an extraordinary chance for them to gain valuable insight into STEM while having plenty of fun along the way!


Derrick Kreimann

CEO Of USEL Youth Robotics