Robot Talent Contest for students announced

The 2017 Robot Robotacon WRO, known as the Robot Talent Contest, opened for registration on March 14.

Vietnamese students take part in the 2016 World Robot Olympiad. — Photo courtesy of Vi​et Tinh Anh Joint Stock Company​ (Photo: VNA)

It is meant for students aged eight to 20 who are interested in Robot LEGO Education, which is based on science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M).

The winners will take part in the 2017 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) to be held in Costa Rica in November.

Some 30 teams from around the country are expected to take part in the contest organised by the HCM City’s Department of Education and Training in cooperation with Viet Tinh Anh Joint Stock Company’s LEGO Education brand and HTV3 TV channel.

WRO, first held in 2004, has so far attracted more than 22,000 contestants from more than 60 countries.


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