Robocon Vietnam 2016 kicks off in HCMC

The qualifying round of the Robocon Vietnam 2016 in the Southern region officialy kicked off yesterday at Rach Mieu in Phu Nhuan District, HCMC with the participant of 19 robot teams from 4 universities and 1 intermediate school.

10 teams compete in the 2016 Robocon Vietnam in the sounthern region

Accordingly, Hong Bang University has 6 robot teams, Tran Dai Nghia University with 3, Technology College 4, Industry University HCMC 3 and Hong Ha intermediate school 2.

19 teams joined in 2 rounds to select 8 teams to take part in the final round which is scheduled to take place in Ninh Binh. Each team has 2 robots with Eco robot and hybrid robot.

Mr. Shinjiro Kajikawa – Deputy Director of Toyota Vietnam as main sponsor for the contest said the contest themed “seeking clean energy” will help raise awareness from community to future energy source; encourage community in the effectiveness of energy savings in Vietnam.

Afterall, 8 excellent teams won the qualifying round to reach the final round in Ninh Binh in May including Tran Dai Nghia University, SV01; LH BIT; Hong Lac LHSEA; LH GE; LH ACE; LH F; LH FF Hong Lac University.

In the Northern region, the qualifying round will take place from April 11 to 16 with the attendance of 60 teams. The winning team will be attended the Robocon Asia Pacific which is expected to take place in August in Thailand.

T.Son –Translated by M.Quyen

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