Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Overcomes Setbacks to Win Contest in Europe

It has been a year of travel difficulties, project setbacks and family heartbreak, but a girls’ robotics team from Afghanistan has made a comeback. The group of teenagers, who attracted international attention last summer when they were briefly denied visas to the United States to take part in a robotics competition, won an award at a top festival in Europe. The teenagers, who hail from the western city of Herat, took the Entrepreneurial Challenge at the Robotex festival, which was held in Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 24 through 26, the Afghan embassies in London and ...

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Robotics kits arrive in Yap, remote island of stone money

COLONIA, Yap (Habele) — Students on Micronesia’s famously traditional island of stone money have begun to design and assemble hi-tech programmable robots.Robotics clubs at five high schools in Yap received VEX Classroom and Competition kits earlier this month, kicking off expansion of the popular Yap Robo League.Using the raw parts, students will be able to design, build, and code robots to compete in a statewide STEM exhibition and robotics competition in May. Yap’s Robo League was established in 2011 by the U.S.-based nonprofit “Habele.” It is now ...

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Double Gold for Trinity Robotics and Team Oceania

South Australian students Michael Brady, Bowen Hawkey, Samuel Moloney, Luke Voigt and Nathan Axford represented Team Oceania and competed against students from more than 160 nations to win the award.The Gold Einstein Award acknowledged the team for having the best robot and the best game play in the world, as well as recognising the team for being the most supportive, helpful and best role models in the world.FIRST Global Challenge teams are composed of high school students with the goal of increasing their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineer...

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An encouraging participation in the FIRST Global robotic challenge

Three MCAST students who are studying software development and multimedia software development, have built a robot and competed in the Global Challenge Robot Olympics in Washington. One of the students is Andrea Abela who is a current student worker at MITA. We talked to him about his experience and how working with the Agency is helping him achieve his goals.As a group of students, you have participated in the Global Challenge Robot Olympics. Is this the first challenge that has ever been organised or was it just the first time that Maltese students participated in ...

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Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Warmly Welcomed In Holland

The Afghan girls robotics team were warmly welcomed in an international event in Amsterdam in the Netherlands on Thursday.Researchers, scientists and inventors from 100 countries attended the two-day event.The robotics team displayed their robot at the event.Fatima Qaderyan, member of the robotics team, made an emotional speech at the event where she mentioned her father as a hero who supported her to achieve her dreams.“We participated at the competition (in the United States) and returned home with a medal. This changed the view of the (Afghan) ...

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Team Seychelles honoured

The group of students from the Beau Vallon secondary school known as Team Seychelles who took part in the First Global Challenge Robotic Competition held last month in Washington, USA, have been honoured.This was through a reception held on Friday evening at the Savoy Resort Seychelles at Beau Vallon.The six students are Nellie Azemia (team leader), Stana Mousbe (spokesperson), Frazer Nalletamby (programme builder and operator), Shana Banane (designer) and Anil Buron (designer, builder and tactician). They were accompanied by a science teacher from the school, ...

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Madrasah Students in Depok Win Robot in America

Translated from Indonesian.Technological developments helped bring the achievements of Indonesia's young generation. One of them is shown through Wo-Wi, an innovative robot made by Madrasah Aliyah (MA) students Technonatura, Depok, West Java.Unmitigated, this robot won the second winner in the International First Global Challenge Olympic Robot Competition 2017, which took place in Washington D.C., United States in July 2017 ago.Wo-Wi Robot is an extension of the water wizard. These creations can distinguish cloudy water and clean water by using a control ...

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Youth from Sherbrooke closely follow the new Governor General Julie Payette

Translated from French.The role of Governor General has suddenly become of interest to young people at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke. The winners of the gold medal at the most recent First Global competition, held in Washington last July, had the opportunity to meet astronaut Julie Payette, who is now 29th Governor General of Canada.At the time of their meeting with the astronaut, her appointment was known to the public. However, the subject has not been discussed since Julie Payette wanted to take a closer look at their robotics project and their results. The ...

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Dean Kamen’s Plan For Getting Kids Into STEM

Dean Kamen started his career as a medical inventor on accident. When he was young, Kamen's older brother, an MD Ph.D. candidate, was working in pediatric oncology."He’d come home on weekends, frustrated," Kamen said on stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. "You have a two-pound baby you’re trying to deal with and you can’t deliver drugs in any meaningful quantity with precision."So Kamen, now president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation, started making small pumps in his parents' basement and would deliver them in a brown paper bag to ...

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Robotics Tournament to bring together Ecuador’s fans

Translated from Spanish.For the first time, people of all ages who have a hobby of robotics, can be part of the international tournament Robot Games Challenge Pacific. The activity organized by the club Robota of the Polytechnic School of the Coast (Espol) will be held from 4 to 7 October. On Wednesday, registrations will be completed through the website www.retodelpacifico.com.According to Joselyn Villón, a student and member of the Robotics Club, this tournament aims to encourage the development of robotics-oriented projects, as well as contributing to the ...

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MACARENA ABARCA, THE YOUNG 15-YEAR-OLD TEACHING ROBOTICS TO DEAF PERSONS

Translated from Spanish.A Chilean girl of only 15 years gained an internship in New Zealand to learn programming in Code Avengers, one of the main companies of the tech industry. Her name is Macarena Abarca and her initiative is to bring robotics to deaf people.According to LUN, she led the team at the American British School, where they participated in the Texas World Championship, resulting in finalists. In addition, she integrated the National Talent Selection of First Global Competition.Her initiative is because her sister is a teacher of deaf students: ...

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The Quest for STEM Education in Pakistan

“Everybody here is working together, loaning each other batteries, tools, helping each other fix programming issues to lift each other up,” Participant, First Global Challenge 2017.Imagine a world that is not divided by politics, hatred and war…. a world where every nation helps its neighbors, and a world where we realize that our common interests greatly outweigh our differences.It might seem like a Utopian dream but Segway inventor Dean Kamen made it possible even if only for a few days when almost 850 students from 160 countries gathered at DAR ...

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Myanmar in FIRST international robot olympics

Translated from Burmese.Robotic technology in the world in many developed countries has been widely used for many years, but in a developing country like Burma, they are just getting started to study opportunities. This technology to study the current situation in Burma, Regarding the outlook, etc. In the United States, The 0 after the capital, Washington DC 2017 First Global Challenge international robot contest.--> Read More

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International Robotics Olympiad

Seven teenagers from Collyer’s Sixth Form College travelled to Washington DC in the summer to represent the United Kingdom at FIRST Global, an international robotics Olympiad.In May, the Collyer’s Robotics team made county headlines by coming third in the UK Student Robotics competition – the best result ever seen by the college. For reaching the top three, they were given the opportunity to make a video pitch for representing the UK in the inaugural FIRST Global Robotics Challenge (FIRST = For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). The pitch ...

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Crown Prince officiates 4th UTB Convocation Festival

HIS Royal Highness Prince (Dr) Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), yesterday officiated at UTB’s 4th Convocation Festival 2017. Upon arrival at the Library Complex in UTB, His Royal Highness was greeted by Minister of Education and Chairman of UTB Council Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman and Professor Dr Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, ...

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ICT students at global robotics challenge in the US

Three ICT students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) took part in the first Global Robotics Challenge which was held in Washington DC, United States.The Maltese team, composed of Patrick Brejza, Clive Tonna and Andrea Abela, performed very well in the international competition and was nominated for a number of prizes.The students, who have completed the Mcast Level 4 advanced diploma in software development and multimedia, were mentored and guided by Conrad Vassallo, director of Mcast’s Institute of Information and Communication ...

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FEM gives robotic kids $1,000

Electrical innovator Amos Vandy and Computer Programmer Daniel McWilliams have received a $1,000 USD from Bishop Abu of the Flaming Evangelical Ministries (FEM) to help them with their scholarship to study abroad. The two are part of a team that represented Sierra Leone at the recently concluded robotic competition in Washington DC.Amos, who received a scholarship to study at the African Leadership University in Mauritius, said he is “delighted and gratful” to Bishop Abu noting that the Bishop’s contribution meant a lot especially the love he showed and his ...

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Team Alphabot Makes Pakistan Proud @ the FIRST Global Challenge

The FIRST Global Challenge is a major international robotics event that took place in Washington DC in last month. The competition brings together students between the ages of 15 to 18 years to increase their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).Teams from about 160 countries travelled to Washington for the event, a team of young and bright individuals from Pakistan also travelled to take part in the inaugural event. Team Alphabot from Pakistan consisted of three 15-year-old boys: Hamza Arshad Bhatti, Muhammad bin Mohsin, Ahmed Waheed, ...

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Technology: Team Alphabots makes Pakistan proud!

“You are the first generation in human history that can end extreme poverty in the world. And from what I saw of these robots, I know you can do it.” — President World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, at the #FGC2017 Award and Closing Ceremony. Amajor international robotics event took place in the shape of the FIRST Global Challenge that Washington DC, in July 2017. The purpose was to bring together students — aged 15 to 18 years — to increase their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The mission of FIRST Global is to inspire the youth to ...

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Mexico is Bronze in FIRST Global Challenge

Translated from Spanish.Mexico was represented by a team made up of students from the Universidad Panamericana (UP), Jorge Ochoa, Guillermo Campos, Antonio Dávila, Alonso García, Eduardo Martínez, Héctor Carrillo, Gerardo Ascencio, and the Preparatory Institute of the Technological Institute of Monterrey Superior Studies (ITESM), San Luis Potosí campus, Luis Fernando Orta, Andrea Terán and Luis Gerardo Ramos.They were invited by Fundación Azteca, sponsor of the world event and For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), to partic...

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Team Oceania on BBC

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Trinity College students crowned world’s best robot builders at FIRST Global competition

A group of South Australian high school students have been crowned the world's best robot builders at an event dubbed the "robotic Olympics" in the United States. The inaugural FIRST Global competition invited nearly 1,000 high school students from 157 different countries to battle it out in Washington DC.But left standing on the top of the podium was a group of Year 11 students from Trinity College in Adelaide.Team captain Luke Voigt said the experience left him lost for words."It just felt like, I don't know it's hard to explain, it was definitely a huge ...

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Photo Gallery: Cambodian Teens Participate in Washington’s FIRST Global Robotics Olympics

Cambodian youth from two high schools in Siem Reap province are among 157 national teams participating in this year’s debut FIRST Global Challenge, an annual international robotics competition taking place in Washington, DC from July 16 to 18. The competition is aimed at encouraging young people to use science, technology and STEM subjects to solve global problems. This year’s competition focuses on future access to clean water.--> Read More

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Team Lithuania on Laba diena, Lietuva

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How a Robotics Competition Could Transform Algeria — And the World

The Algerian robotics team looked worried as they huddled around their boxy machine. It was the opening day of the First Global international robotics challenge — which brought youth from 160 countries to Washington, D.C. in July to compete and test their mechanical engineering skills — and the robot had gone offline with minutes to go before their first match. “There’s nothing we can do,” said Sara Narimene Boukais, an 18-year-old student from Algiers. The robot had disconnected from the patchy Wifi in the D.A.R. Constitution Hall; the team would just ...

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Iraq robotics team returns home from international contest

BASRA – A six-strong Iraqi team has returned home to Basra after rubbing shoulders with students from nearly 160 other nations at a robotics contest in Washington, D.C.After six years of competition, this year's FIRST Global Challenge event held in July over three days was the first to feature a team from Iraq.Two mentors and four students were tasked with making a robot from a standard set of parts intended to carry out a set task.Mohammed Al-Battat, a student mechanic in the team, said the contest gave Iraqis the chance to show a different side of their ...

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Team Ghana discussing ‘Robotic Education’


Team Iceland meets President of Iceland

Translated from Icelandic.The president welcomes representatives of Iceland in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition. It was held in Washington in the US in July. Iceland's team came to Berlín with teachers in programming for robots and other escorts. The robot itself helped and showed the visitors how to solve its goal in the race, looking up in blue and orange balls and placing in a separate compartment. In addition to training in machine programming, the race was intended to draw attention to water shortages in the world and potential technical solutions in ...

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Suriname Robotics Team meets Vice President of Suriname

PARAMARIBO - The Suriname Robotics Team, consisting of Shayant (18), Ayan(16) and Ivana (16), was received in audience by the Vice President of the Republic of Suriname H.E. Mr. Ashwin Adhin on August 17, 2017. The meeting identified a greater incorporation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics -- STEM -- in the curriculum of Suriname's education system and its day-to-day application. The team shared their experience about the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge and mentioned the topics they had liked about the event.  For example STEM in the workplace...

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Robotic Olympics: money … waiting for gold in 2018 for young Alba-gaillonnais?

Translated from French.They did not obtain the supreme coronation but in the immediate, the money sufficed for their happiness. Mathis and Quentin Giton and Antoine Poirrier, the son of Gaillon and Aubevoye's teachers, were not unworthy at the recent Robotics Olympics held in the United States under the aegis of First Global.First Global's mission is to inspire scientific and technological leadership and innovation among young people from all nations, to increase understanding, encourage the importance of cooperation, address the world's most pressing problems ...

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Zim robotics team back from America

Zimbabwean robotics team was ranked at 56 out 163 nations at the annual robotics competition that took place in Washington DC, United States from the 16th to the 18th this month..The robotics team participants are between the ages of 15 to 18 drawn from various schools in Zimbabwe and have won five of the six matches, coming out with 10 points out the possible 12.The team participants said they enjoyed the competition and had a lot of support from family and friends.The robotics team mentor Aretha Mare who is proud of her team said that the team performed ...

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Team Zambia performs beyond expectations at FIRST Global robotics competition

I HAD an opportunity to meet up with the young team that represented Zambia in the FIRST Global robotics competition help in Washington DC, a team of seven students and one mentor who came together to build EPOH, a robots name which means hope spelled backwards, this team of energetic confident young people rose to the challenge to defend the pride of a nation.This year's event attracted about 163 countries, every team with a robot, built with the same components but designed and programmed differently.Team Zambia came out 32 out of 163 countries that partici...

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Tunisia Telecom congratulates the 7 medalists at the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge

Translated from French.Three days after their return from the United States, where they won a gold medal (for the entire team) and another silver medal (for the 7th), these high school students aged 15 to 18 were accompanied by their Sponsors of the First Skills Club Association, were entitled, Thursday, July 27, 2017, to a tribute ceremony, at the Tunisie Telecom headquarters, at the banks of the Lake of Tunis.To make a place among the greatSlim Majidoub, Omar Kassis, Sami Masmoudy, Fares Kessentini, Fares Ben Halima, Mahdi Fakhfakh and Zied Jrad are the ...

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Tunisia’s gold and silver medal in international robotics competition in the United States

Translated from French.Again, Tunisia has shone with its young skills in an international competition. Seven young Tunisian high school students proudly honored the national colors by winning gold and silver at the Global Robotics Challenge organized by FIRST Global from 16-18 July in Washington, DC. This is what was announced Tuesday, the official page of the Tunisian embassy in the United StatesFirst Global Challenge is an annual event that showcases young scientific talent from around the world, allowing them to create robots that will bring solutions to ...

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Robots are set to take Africa’s manufacturing jobs even before it has enough

It was supposed to be Africa’s century, then the robots arrived.The dawning of the fourth industrial revolution offered African countries the opportunity to take advantage of technological gains, leapfrogging their developed counterparts. As China did at the end of the last century, Africa could have taken advantage of relatively cheap, semi-skilled labor in its youthful population, finally diversifying the continent’s economies into manufacturing and services as engines for growth.Instead, everything African workers could have done, robots can do better ...

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SKN robotics team excels at international level

Washington, D.C. –  In its first-ever appearance at the FIRST Global Robotics Competition, a group of three students from the federation, accompanied by Dr. Ricardo Neil, placed 36th out of 163 nations in a three-day competition from July 14-17. Jermelia Henry, Zhavier Shaw and Jervik Lapsley represented the nation with flying colors at the Robotics Olympics. Competitors aged 17 or 18 were tasked to design and create a robot that could separate different colored balls that simulated clean and contaminated water, as well as pull itself up off the ground and drive on ...

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Four Catalonians in the global robotics competition

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Science organisation in Seychelles wins support award at int’l robotics competition

The Seychelles National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation(NISTI) won the bronze medal for outstanding supporting organisation at a global robotics challenge in Washington, D.C, earlier this month.The Al-Khawarizmi Award from the Iranian Research Organisation for Science and Technology was given to organisations who are promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in their countries.The local Institute provided the support to the six students -- Nellie Azemia, Frazer Nalletamby, Stana Mousbe, Damien Ernesta, Anil Buron, Shana ...

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Meet these young talented Nigerian designers who make the nation proud

Some Nigerian teenagers are putting the country in good view with their participation in the first robotics Olympics held in Washington D.C in the United States.This challenge happens to be the first global robotic Olympic to be held. The Nigerian teenagers that represented the nation were identified as Seun Omotayo, Fetisimi Adegbamigbe, Tawa Giwa, Toluwalase Agoro, Ayomide Adetunji, Ayodeji Umar and Niyi Talabi.The seven teenagers joined teenagers from other countries. The ages of the participants ranged from fifteen to eighteen. There were about one hundred and ...

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Tunisia winner of the grand robotics challenge!

Translated from French.The first "Al-Khwarizmi Award", awarded to the team that contributed most to the progress of the competition, and the second "Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Supporter", awarded to the teams that produced the most powerful robots, were both awarded to the Tunisian team.This annual competition in Washington brings together robotics enthusiasts from around the world who come to present their latest finds. The awards go to the most innovative creations, those capable of provoking a revolution in lifestyle.This year, it was around ...

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Sierra Leone News: Financial gulf between robotic team and dream

In room 300 on the fourth floor of Leone Building on Wilberforce Street, sits the future of Sierra Leone robotic engineering. The room is full of teenagers and young people glued to computer monitors fiddling with their keyboards with exhilarating concentration. Amongst these geeks, is the team of five that represented Sierra Leone in the just concluded 2017 First Global Robotics Challenge in Washington DC.However, the ambition to become Sierra Leone’s next Captain William Henry Richards – the father of robotics – would be nothing but a fleeting illusion if ...

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Team Nigeria Shines In 2017 Global Robotics Competition

A team of seven students, who represented Nigeria in the maiden edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Washington DC, U.S, have been commended for their impressive performance.The team came third out of 41 African countries that participated in the competition and ranked 25th out of 162 countries, and they also got two other awards.Faysal Jarmakani, sponsor of the Nigeria Team, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos, some international organisations had indicated interest to partner with the organisers of the event as a result of ...

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Despite inadequate govt support, Team Nigeria shines in global robotics competition

A team of seven students, who represented Nigeria in the maiden edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Washington DC, U.S. have been commended for their impressive performance.The team came third out of 41 African countries that participated in the competition and ranked 25th out of 162 countries. They also got two other awards.Faysal Jarmakani, sponsor of the Nigeria team, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos that some international organisations had indicated interest to partner with the organisers of the event as a result of the ...

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Myanmar Robotics Team Makes Top 10 at Competition

YANGON — A team of Myanmar engineering students who landed a top 10 ranking at the world’s first international robotics competition hope their achievement will inspire young people to practise science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in order to improve the country.The team finished six out of 163 teams across six continents at the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics, held in Washington DC in the United States from 16-18 July with the aim of fostering passion in young people for scientific and technological innovation.The group of seven students ...

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Micronesia Students Proudly Compete in Robotics “Olympics”

Three students from Yap State proudly represented the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) at an international high school robotics competition this July in Washington DC.Natasha Loochaz, John Steven Gilinug, and Francis Yarofalyango, comprised Team Micronesia, and joined students from over 150 other nations at the event.Over several months each team designed, built, and programmed, their own complex robot based on the same simple parts kit, bringing the robots to the FIRST Global Challenge in DC for the matches and exhibition. In the arena, robots were ...

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Luxembourg joined the FIRST Global Robotics Competition

Translated from Luxembourgish.164 countries joined this robot competition together, and this year Luxembourg also represented a first time. We have accompanied the team!--> See the Video 

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‘These Honduran students changed my life’

BEAVERCREEK — Seven High School students from Honduras participated in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition in Washington, D.C., with the help of Dayton-based nonprofit Shoulder to Shoulder.Shoulder to Shoulder’s 27-year mission has been to help bring sustainable health, nutrition and education services to the people of rural Honduras.While in the U.S. the students also had the opportunity to spend time with students at Jacob Coy Middle School in Beavercreek as well as meet other local robotics teams.The Honduran robotics team developed a connection ...

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High school robotics team impresses judges

High school student Chhoeut Chanthy had never before seen a robot, let alone built one that operated on code she had written. But that all changed a few months ago when Ms Chanthy and five classmates in Siem Reap province became the first Cambodian team to enter the First Global challenge, a robotics competition based in the US. The team outdid even their own expectations, beating regional rival Japan and finishing in 22nd place out of 158 countries that took part in the competition last month. Each team is first sent a robotics kit by First Global, which they must ...

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Team Brunei of First Global Challenge 2017 feted

THE Bits ‘N’ Bytes Company yesterday hosted an appreciation ceremony for sponsors of Team Brunei who attended the inaugural First Global Challenge 2017 which was held in July in Washington DC, the United States of America. The event took place yesterday at Lecture Hall 2 of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB). The guest of honour was Professor Dr Hajah Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, the Vice-Chancellor of UTB who later presented appreciation plaques to sponsors, and certificates to the mentors of Team Brunei. In a welcoming remark, Pengiran Haji Zahari bin Pengiran Haji ...

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Team Bosnia & Herzegovina on New Day Sarajevo

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Team Benin in the news

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All-girl team show they have what it takes

One team with one month and one robotics kit proudly represented Bermuda at the FIRST Global 2017 Robotics competition last week.Despite the relatively short time to prepare, they beat the US, Canada, Russia and Britain to finish 59th out of 163 and were the top all-female team.Team Bermuda consisted of Yulia Isaeva, the captain and driver, Katie Grainge, coder and driver, Ashlyn Lee, spokesperson and tactician, Kameron Young, coder and back-up driver, and Nadhiri Worrell-Simons, back-up driver.The team, made up of Year 10 and 11 BHS students, overcame many ...

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Australia’s robot wins silver!

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Relatives of young people participating in the FIRST 2017 Global Robotics Competition love and optimism

Translated from Spanish.Relatives of the young URBE students participating in the First 2017 Robotics World Cup in Washington DC gathered in the URBE videoconference room to support their children in full competition through a video call.This is the first time that two Engineering students from URBE, and other young people from a Venezuelan educational institution participate in this competition.Joy and emotion was the feeling that was shown in this meeting between relatives, who with the Venezuelan flag in hand enjoyed the first row of the competition ...

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Evo congratulates the Bolivian team that reached the final of “FIRST Global Challenge”

Translated from Spanish.President Evo Morales today congratulated the young people who qualified for the final round of the First Global Challenge, the most important global event in the field of robotics."Out of 165 countries, 15 and 16-year-old Bolivians qualified for the #Robotica World Cup final. We are filled with pride and satisfaction," the president said.The team, which is competing in the US, is made up of Fabián Ignacio Malpartida Negrón, Alejandro Núñez Arroyo, Luis Ricardo Fernández Durán and Susan Jhoseline Terán Cruz, high school ...

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Bolivia at the top of the robotics world

Translated from Spanish.With a robot to take care of water quality, young sucrenses Fabián Malpartida, Alejandro Núñez, Luis Fernández and Susan Terán set a record for Bolivia in the First Global Challenge, which took place in the USA. The national team was fifth in South America and 103 in the world."It is a great feat that for the first time Bolivia has been competing in a world robotics Olympics and being the protagonist in all the rounds," said Said Perez, coach of the team, at the end of the contest.This year, the First Global Challenge competit...

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Chilean team participates in robotics competition “FIRST Global”

Girls in Tech Chile is a foundation since 2014 that promotes female participation in science and technology, forming part of a US NGO of the same name present in 60 countries.From the experience, the Ingeniosas program was created to promote vocations of women of school age in the STEM fields. The central celebration of this program last April was attended by over 30 organizations, both public and private. Ingenious was present in five cities of the country, impacting more than 2,000 girls between 8th and 2nd half.Macarena Abarca attended middle school in a ...

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Seven Romanian students receive applause at the most important robotics competition in the world. They were very close to conquering the gold

Translated from Romanian.More than 150 teams from all over the world participate in the Olympics. At the most important robotics competition in the world, about 1,000 children are enrolled.The Romanian team consists of: Alexandru Florescu, Daha Andrei, Preda Andrei, Rares Badici, Oliver Szavuj, Alexandra Pacuraru, Laura Pircalaboiu. Young people are accompanied by two mentors.They were very close to conquering gold. In the competition, where the robot created by each team has to perform different tasks, it matters how the team works, but how it interacts ...

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7 Mumbai Students Make Robot to Clean Contaminated Water, Winning Awards at FIRST Global Challenge

Representing India at the FIRST Global Challenge, an Olympics-style robotics competition held in the US from July 16-18, a team of seven students from Mumbai designed a robot called Neutrino that can separate pollutants from contaminated water. Of the 100 applications that came in, this 7-member team, consisting of students from different schools in Mumbai, was shortlisted to represent India. Team Neutrino comprised – Team Captain, Rahesh Saraf; Team Spokesperson, Aadiv Shah; Alliance Strategist, Harsh Bhatt; Alliance Analyst, Vatsin Suchak; Robot Tactician, ...

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Ukrainian schoolchildren entered the Top-20 strongest robotics of the world at the international Olympiad FIRST Global Challenge

Translated from Russian.As we reported earlier, last week in Washington, the world's Olympic Games in robotics FIRST Global Challenge took place. As a result of the competition, a team of Ukrainian schoolchildren consisting of Igor Zhukovsky, Inga Manzhulenko, Mikhail Koreshkov and mentor Nadezhda Vladykina entered the top 20 of the world's strongest robotics teams, taking 19th place out of 163.Note that each team represented its own robot to perform more than fourteen tasks that participants developed for the engineering academies of the United States, Britain ...

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Romania’s Robotics Team goes to the US Olympics on their own money. “A parent has made considerable sponsorship”

Translated from Romanian.The students will arrive in Washington on Friday, where they will compete with over 160 teams. Unfortunately, Romania has no sponsor, so the parents of these young people are paying thousands of euros for us to represent our country.Alexandra Pacuraru, Olympic student: "The purpose of this competition is to encourage students to pursue careers that focus on solving global problems, the theme of this year being water pollution. It is one of the 14 globally recognized problems that should be solved by technology. "Each has his well ...

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Team Guyana at the FIRST Global Challenge, 2017

This past week, I, along with eight other members of STEM Guyana’s robotics team, had the pleasure of participating in the FIRST Global Challenge 2017. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in the US in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. FIRST Global is a new challenge designed to ignite a global passion for STEM, by having national teams design and build a robot from scratch given a kit of materials, and compete in person in a series of games, which are modeled after a ...

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Robotics: Tunisia Gold and Silver Medalist in the USA

Translated from French.With seven young high school students between the ages of 15 and 18, the First Skills Club has just won two gold and silver medals at the 2018 Global Robotics Challenge, held July 16-18 in Washington-USA .Representing the Tunisian national team in the first edition of the "First Global Challenge" robotics Olympics, out of a total of 163 countries, these young people were awarded first prize "Al-Khwarizmi for the supportive organization of young scientists" and Second prize of "Albert Einstein for International Excellence".On this ...

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Sfax students from World Robotic Championship in the hospitality of Ahla Sabah with Aisha Pierre


World of robotics: Bolivia stands out among the best in South America

Translated from Spanish.Many battles had to be won for two days in order to reach this place and the excitement overflows because they defended the colors of Bolivia in an event where 163 countries in total sought to demonstrate the best they have in the field of robotics.On the global scale they ranked 103rd, but in South America they are in fifth place. The champions of the event were teams from Europe, Poland and Armenia.Fabián Ignacio Malpartida Negrón, Alejandro Nuñez Arroyo, Luis Ricardo Fernández Durán and Susan Jhoseline Terán Cruz, are the ...

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Central American youths surprise the world in robot olympics

Translated from Spanish.Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua participated in the robot olympics promoted by First Global, an initiative to motivate youth to use and enjoy science and technology.Youth from 157 countries participated in the First Global Challenge, the world's first robotic olympic, in Washington DC, USA.The teams are made up of high school youth and the theme of inspiration is to find solutions for everyone to have access to drinking water.In the Olympics each team is given a kit with blue balls and other oranges, blues simulate pure water ...

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Mexicans win bronze in World Robotic Olympics

The students Andrea Terán, Luis Fernando Orta and Luis Gerardo Ramos of PrepaTec of San Luis Potosí were winners when they obtained the bronze in the First Global First Challenge Robotics Olympic Games, held in Washington, USA."It has been an honor to get this recognition, as we have demonstrated the potential of Mexico," said Tec students who are part of the Lambot 3478 robotics team, which competed with more than 160 countries.Antonio Dávila, Juan González, Eduardo Martínez, Gerardo Ascencio of the Universidad Panamericana (UP) also obtained the third ...

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Bolivia goes to the World Cup

Translated from Spanish.A few months ago, I saw a beautiful movie, "Spare Parts" (2015, "The Robot Life"). The story revolves around a high school teacher who, tempted by a large technology company, receives a juicy job offer. Four Hispanic students in irregular migration situation appear, who ask for help to make a robot. The objective: to participate in a competition organized by a prestigious university. With a few dollars, a lot of talent and more than an internal fight, the team manages to assemble an underwater robot that must perform several tasks. The ...

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Robotics competition “FIRST Global Challenge 2017”, Mali wins silver medal in USA

Translated from French.Washington has just hosted the "First Global Challenge 2017", a competition for robotics and home automation. They were 7 young Malians who took part in this event. Participants from 125 countries took the silver medal in engineering design!After three months of training, high school students of Mali's national robotics team flew to Washington DC on July 13.--> Read More

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FIRST Global Competition – Madagascar in the robotics competition

Translated from French.A first. Madagascar is indeed present at the First Global Challenge, an international robotics competition. The Malagasy team of six students aged between 16 and 19 years, led by Sahaza Ramarosandy arrived in the land of Uncle Sam on Friday to participate in this international challenge. The competition was officially opened yesterday in Washington DC.FIRST Global Challenge is an annual event that showcases young scientific talent from around the world, allowing them to create robots that will bring solutions to major global challenges. ...

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Team T&T 16th at Global Robotics Challenge

THREE pupils of Presentation College, Chaguanas, placed 16th out of a field of 163 at the inaugural FIRST Global International High School Robotics Challenge in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.The team comprised of Form Five pupils Avidesh Marajh (team representative and programmer), Fahad Hosein (team captain and driver), and Josef Gonzalez (driver).The team was one of ten representing countries from the Caribbean.Team Trinidad and Tobago and Team Guyana were the only two from the Caribbean to place in the top 20, with Guyana placing tenth.Marajh, Hosein ...

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The team of Europe winners of the first Olympics in robotics, Serbian high school students delighted the judges

Translated from Serbian.The Team of Europe is the winner of the first Robotic Olympics, held in Washington, organized by First Global Program.Vice-championship was won by a team of high school students from Poland, while the third was a team from Armenia.Among the representatives of the future generation were also seven Serbian high school students - representatives of the private gymnasium Creative Pen from Belgrade, the XII Belgrade Gymnasium and the Nikola Tesla Gymnasium in Budapest.The theme of this year's Olympics was pure water. The task the ...

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In World Robot Challenge, the winner was cooperation

Translated from Spanish.Brilliant young high school students in 153 countries came to Washington, DC, with their gleaming newly assembled robots and after long trips, to star in the most incredible, fantastic and wonderful competition of its kind that takes place worldwide.For three days from Sunday 16, they participated in the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition created to encourage young people to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.Each team brought to the grand stage of the DAR Constitution Hall, in ...

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Young Tunisians victorious in Global Robotics Challenge

Translated from French.Motivation and loyalty, Seven young high-school students from Sfax and the First Skills Club took the plane to the United States to defend the Tunisian flag at the Global Robotics Challenge organized by FIRST Global from 16 to 18 July in WashingtonConsidered the Olympic Robotics Games, the Global Robotics Challenge brings together 163 teams from around the world. This major competition brings together the talent of young scientists through robot-building and robot-building games in order to solve important global challenges.This year, the ...

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FIRST Global Challenge – Madagascar wins bronze medal

Translated from French.The Malagasy team managed to rise to third place of the podium in an international competition of robotics in the United States.On the podium. Madagascar has once again shone with his young skills on the international stage. The Malagasy team brought up the national torch at an international robotics competition in the US. She won the bronze medal yesterday in the international price Journey Sophia Kovalevskaya in this competition which saw the participation of over one hundred and seventy countries.The Malagasy team consists of six ...

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Inaugural FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad picks team India as winner

A team of seven Indian teenagers, who participated in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad in Washington, has won the Zhang Heng Engineering Design Award, surging ahead of 157 countries that participated in this year’s FIRST Global Challenge. The team also won bronze for Global Challenge Match.“Kudos Team India on your gold in Engineering Design& bronze overall at @F1RSTglobal Robotics Olympiad https://goo.gl/T8Y8JP #FGC2017 #STEM” Chargé d’Affaires, US Embassy India, MaryKay Loss Carlson‏ tweetedThe yearly international robotics challenge is ...

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Students of the Middle Electrical School from Sarajevo at the prestigious Olympics from Robotics in the US!

Translated from Bosnian.At the beginning of 2017, the Secondary School of Electrical Engineering in Sarajevo received a direct invitation to participate in the First Global Challenge, which will be attended by over 160 countries worldwide.First Global Challenge is a Robotic Olympics organized by the FIRST Committee Association (IFCA) with the aim of spreading the value of STEM education and encouraging young people to innovatively solve global problems. STEM education encourages the development of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in innovative ...

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Burundi to participate in world’s first robot Olympics due in U.S.

BUJUMBURA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Burundi will participate in the first-ever robot Olympics due in Washington DC in the United States on July 16 to 18, the coach of the Burundian team said Tuesday."Six secondary school pupils from Burundi and their coach will depart Burundi for the United States on Thursday to participate in the world's first robot Olympics. Those pupils are aged between 15 and 18 years. It's the first time in Burundi's history to participate in such a championship," said Canisius Bindaba, coach of the Burundian team.According to him, the Burund...

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Tanzania: 7 Young Scientists Bound for USA Given Nation Flag

Dar es Salaam — The Deputy Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training Stella Manyanya on Tuesday handed the national flag and bid farewell to seven Tanzanian students who are going to participate in International Robotic Challenge in USA. The annual challenge, organised by US based charity organisation First Global, aims at igniting a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) among the more than two billion youths across the world. --> Read More

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Young Georgian Inventors Participating in ‘First Global’

Young Georgian inventors will travel to Washington to participate in International Robotics Olympiad ”First Global” supported by TBC Bank.The International competition will be held on July 16-18 for the first time. Participants will represent more than 160 countries. Teams are composed by 15-18 years old, talented inventors.The main task of First Global is to provide world with clean water supply. Participating teams have to create robots with their own designs that can separate dirty and clean particles of water and distribute in in different reservoirs...

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Maltese ICT MCAST students to participate in the First Global Challenge Robotic Olympics

Three Maltese ICT Students will be participating in the ‘First Global Challenge – International Robotic Olympics’ that will be held between the 16th till the 18th July in Washington DC.At Esplora, Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri together with US Ambassador Gill Kathleen Hill met the three Maltese students; Andrea Abela, Patrick Brejza and Clive Tonna, who are Level 4 second year students, following a Software Development and Multimedia Software Development course at MCAST.Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri congratulated the students whilst ...

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Six ambitious youngsters represent Moldova at FIRST GLOBAL Challenge

Six ambitious youngsters Moldova will represent at this competition scheduled between July 16-18, 2017. They also used to partake in competitions in Estonia, Denmark and Spain.Since April, the participants have sent their schema details, and now the robot is ready to be presented. It has eight engines and about 1,000 pieces assembled.--> Read More

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SMART Sistas girls leave for FIRST Global Challenge in USA

Three girls, members of SMART Sistas, have left Port Vila on their first leg of a trip to represent Vanuatu at the FIRST Global robotic challenge to be held from July 16-18, 2017 in Washington, DC, USA .Lana Molivurae from Epauto School, Lilia Raptigh from Central School and Casanda Olul from Malapoa College all in Port Vila left Sunday morning for Suva, Fiji, where they will be assisted by staff of the Vanuatu Embassy to acquire their US visas for the travel.On Thursday this week, the girls will be in Nadi, where they will be joined by a mentor, Rodney ...

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Pta learners represent SA at robotics olympics in USA

Six learners have been chosen to represent South Africa at the First Global Challenge: Robotics Olympics in Washington DC in July.Mentor and coach Johan Benade put together a team to participate in the inaugural challenge.The team is called Mighty Minds South Africa.Mikhaeel Reddy, Barbara Moagi and Bryson Pillay from Hoërskool Uitsig in Centurion, make up half of the team.Anro Swartz, Garet Botha and Daniel Truter from John Vorster technical high school in the Moot, make up the other half.--> Read More

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Seven Indian students to represent INDIA in the FIRST Global – World’s first Robotics Olympics

New Delhi: FIRST Global – The Olympics of Robotics is going to be held for the first time at a global level. 160 countries are participating in this 1st inaugural year of First Global Competition (FGC) 2017. Seven Mumbai students and 1 mentor have been shortlisted out of the 100 applications received. This platform will give them an opportunity to showcase the talent India possesses. Titled as the first robotics Olympics style competition, it aims at generating interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) among youth. The idea behind organizing ...

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Team Oman in the News

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Seven Mumbai kids for robotics contest in US

MUMBAI: Later this month, seven students from Mumbai schools will represent India at an Olympic-style robotics challenge to find solutions to provide access to clean water.Students of Jamnabai Narsee International School, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Oberoi International School and Ecole Mondiale World School, have been working over seven hours a day for the past month to create a robot with a kit given by the organisers.--> Read More

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Team Honduras in the News

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Madagascar: when digital natives are passionate about robotics

Translated from French.They are six Malgaches, between the ages of 16 and 19, passionate about robotics and programming, and will soon fly to Washington DC to represent Madagascar at the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition. I had the chance to talk with these young "nerds" (1) and proud of being who brilliantly embody the new generation of digital natives in Madagascar. 😉A first for MadagascarThe FIRST Global Challenge will take place from July 16-18, 2017 in the US capital and will feature the participation of some 160 countries. ...

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Talented youth will go to the USA to compete

Translated from Spanish.The event, which will bring together 160 countries to participate in the first robotic world olympic called First Global Challenge in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall, Washington D.C., will be held from July 16 to 18. This year's "H2O FLOW" robotics challenge reflects how necessary it is to cooperate as a global society and resolve the water crisis, which makes it necessary to work as a team to provide access to clean water, making it one of the 14 "Big Challenges for Engineering ", according to the organiz...

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Team St Lucia gearing up for the first ever Robot Olympics

The competition is being held in Washington DC, USA, from 16-18 July, with one team invited from each country in the world.More than 160 nations have confirmed their attendance.St Lucia’s team is made up of three A-level students: Shergaun Roserie, Reshul Narhari, Keeghan Patrick.Loewenvell Polius, a software engineer in the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, is the team’s adult technical mentor.--> Read More

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Robotic Olympics: a Seminaire team to Washington

(SHERBROOKE) The robotics team at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke will fly to Washington soon to take part in the first edition of First Global. The Sherbrooke team is the only Canadian team to participate in the International Robotics Olympiad, which will bring together 176 teams from 160 countries.The feat could not have been accomplished without the contribution of teacher Francys Gauthier, who won the Woodie Flowers Award at the recent Montreal Robotics Festival. This award is presented to an exceptional robotic competition mentor who has managed, inspired and ...

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Compatriots to take part in World Robotics Olympics in the USA

Translated from Spanish.Asunción - Five young people from Los Laureles College (CEL) are preparing to attend the First Global First Robotics Olympics, scheduled to begin July 13 in Washington DC. They are José Zeissig, Eliana González, Sebastián Santacruz, Maxi Vuyx and Alejandro Molinas, all between 15 and 18 years.The boys were invited to participate in the REV Robotics category, which has been included in the curriculum of the private educational institution for three years.The mentors who will accompany the students are the teachers José Ávalos, ...

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World of Robotics in Washington summons five young Paraguayans

Translated from Spanish.The boys were invited to participate in the REV Robotics category, which has been included in the curriculum of the private educational institution for three years.One of the mentors who accompanies the boys is the innovative teacher José Ávalos, who won a prize a few months ago at the Microsoft World Cup in Canada.In addition is Professor Ian Bajac, from the Polytechnic Faculty of the UNA, entity that works with students in this subject.Georgetown Washington University will host the competition, which ends July 20 and is ...

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Team Georgia in the News

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Lithuanians will represent the country in the world of robots in the United States

FIRST Global is an annual robotics competition taking place in the USA and bringing together gifted young inventors from all over the world. This year's competition will be held July 16-18. Washington DC Lithuania will be represented by a team from the Robotics School.The only event of this kind in the world"It is a great honor for us to represent Lithuania in these competitions. - says the founder and director of the "Robotic School" Paul Briedis, - the Chicago Lithuanian community expressed concern that there are over 160 teams from all over the world, but ...

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BD school-goers to compete world’s 1st Intl Robot Olympics in Washington

FIRST Global is launching the world's first international robot Olympics for high school students in July in Washington DC, where 164 nations including teams from almost every nation in Asia will participate. 'Team Bangladesh', a 6-member group of high school students will represent Bangladesh with an aim to solve the global problems using robotics. The Bangladeshi participants include Labib Tazwar Rahman (Team Captain). Sujoy Mahmud, Azman Islam, Adrian Dip Mohanta, Shah Saqeef Imam and Laleh-naz Bergman Hossain.Shams Jaber, the founder of The Tech Academy will be ...

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Nicaraguan youth construct a robot that will represent the country in the FIRST Global Challenge

Translated from Spanish.Five teenagers will represent Nicaragua in an international robotics competition to be held in Washington, USA, July 14-20.When you want, you can and obstacles become challenges, as demonstrated by this group of young Nicaraguans, who supported by the nonprofit foundation, Fabretto, build a robot that will represent them in an international competition that will measure them before young people Of more than 160 countries in the world.Teenagers have been building this robot since last March and will have it ready in a couple of ...

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The students of Sfax represent Tunisia at the “Robot Olympiad” in Washington from 13 to 20 July 2017

Translated from Arabic.A group of young people, consisting of 7 students from the Sfax Institute in Tunisia, will participate in the "FIRST Global Challenge", the annual robotics event to be held in Washington DC from July 13 to October 20.The group was selected by the First Skills Club of 40 African countries participating in the world's first robotics Olympiad for secondary school students to create Africa's potential opportunities through science, technology, engineering and mathematics.The mission of the FIRST Global Challenge is to inspire science and ...

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Venezuelan youths to represent Venezuela in international robotics competition in the USA

Translated from Spanish.With ingenuity, humility, and above all; A proud Venezuelan flag, a group of young Venezuelans will represent Venezuela for the first time in the FIRST Global Challengue 2017 robotics competition in Washingtong D.C. (U.S).The Venezuelan delegation is named Venebot (Venezuelan Robots for being English the official language of the competition) and is led by Kenny Urdaneta, an engineering student in Electronics of the mention of Telecommunications of Rafael Belloso Chacín University (URBE). Next to him, his right hand, Javier Carroz, also ...

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Young people of the National Robotics Team will compete in the United States

Translated from Spanish.More than 160 countries will participate in the first First Global Robotics Olympics, to be held in the United States from July 14 to 18. The competition aims to bring together future young leaders in technology.Guatemala will be represented by young people, who make up the National Robotics Team. Publinews spoke with Alex Guzman (captain) and Maria Fernanda Argueta (official spokesperson) about the event and its biggest challenges.In addition, the mentors of the selection, Dr. Oscar Rodas (Galileo University) and Lic. Alex Guzmán ...

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Cambodian Teens Hope to Win at Global Robot Making Contest

“When I was 12 years old, I dreamed of standing on the stage and becoming famous because of my inventions,” said Chanty, 17, a high school student in Siem Reap. Next month, Chanty and her five teammates will travel to the United States to compete in the first robotics competition organized by not-for-profit group First Global.WASHINGTON — It’s a warm Sunday morning, but unlike other teens their age, Chanty and her friends sat in front of a computer, talking with a mentor in the United States about building robots.“When I was 12 years old, I dreamed ...

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Five Nicaraguan Teens Working on Robot for International Contest

MANAGUA – Five teenagers will represent Nicaragua at an international robotics competition to be held in Washington DC from July 14-20, authorities at the foundation supporting them announced Tuesday.The teens will go up against other competitors from more than 160 countries in a contest where their robots will have to overcome obstacles like climb up ramps, select balls of different colors and move them from one spot to another, the project chief for the Padre Fabretto Foundation, Cesar Dubois, told EFE.The students have been working on their robot since ...

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Kosovo is part of the largest international robotics competition

Translated from Albanian.Kosovar high school students Elita Hajrizi, Liburn Bajraktari, Flokart Pajaziti, Gezim Morina and Rigon Statovci, under the mentorship of UBT Rector, Edmond Hajrizi, will be representatives of Kosovo in the largest international competition in the field of robotics , FIRST Global Challenge, to be held in USA on July 14-18, this year.Part of this race will be young from 164 different countries of the world who will challenge each other through designing and programming a robot for whose construction and skills, ideas and creativity are ...

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S.A.C SCIENCE CLUB TO COMPETE IN ROBOTICS GLOBAL CHALLENGE

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Team Mexico in the News

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Teens in robotic battle against the world

THREE students will build a robot in a contest against high school teams from 160 countries in Washington DC next month.The Grace Lutheran College Rothwell students Sarah Lockyer from Bracken Ridge, Daniel McGowan from North Lakes and Zac Manoiloff from Woody Point will compete to build a robot to store, clean and cart water.Sarah said she was surprised and excited to be selected to represent Australia at the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge."I am very excited to be attending this event and was also very surprised when we got the call telling us that we had ...

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‘RUKUBOT TEAM NEPAL’ Participating on “First Global Challenges”

RUKUBOT TEAM, Team Nepal Participating on “First Global Challenges” at Washington DC, USA on July, 2017. Nepal commonly known as the multilingual, multicultural and multireligious country is one of the developing countries in the world. The world has moved forward in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) but our country is lagging far behind due to the political instability and lack of the modern equipment and technology. But in this condition International First Committee Association has provided platform for us. First Global ...

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Team RukuBot and Their Parents Share Their Feelings

Recently, Team RUKUBOT held a meeting with parents and guardians of all team members. The main objective of the meeting was to share our feelings regarding the project. All Team RUKUBOT members were present along their parents, team mentor and other caretakers of the team. Team Mentor, Satish Aryal presented the milestones that the team achieved during the journey of this team. Each of the team members also shared their feelings about their involvement with the team. Overall, everyone felt very happy to be a part of Team RUKUBOT.--> Read More

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Team Albania robotics “Robot Reveal”

Robotic team representing Albania at the First Inaugural Robot Competition in Washington D.C is pleased to invite you to Robot Reveal.--> Read More

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Students of São João da Madeira are going to represent Portugal in FIRST Global

Translated from Portuguese.The Group of Schools of Dr. Serafim Leite, from S. João da Madeira, will represent Portugal in the international programming and robotics competition designated FIRST Global. The competition takes place in the United States from 16 to 18 July.--> Read More

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Team Serbia on Dobre Jutro

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South Auckland students to represent NZ at US robotics competition

Four students from South Auckland are aiming to solve the world's problems using robotics.Kacey Roberts, Daniel Gallahar-Ikitule, Esther Asi and Vanshika Ram will represent New Zealand at an Olympics-style robotics competition in the United States in July.The theme for the First Global competition this year is providing access to clean water. Team NZ will go up against teams from Syria, Venezuela, Sri Lanka, Chile and Pakistan among 160 other countries.--> Read More

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Elizabeth Moir Students to Participate in World’s First International Robot Olympics

With a mission to spread science and technology leadership around the world, FIRST Global is launching the world’s first International Robotics Olympiad for high school students which will take place from July 16 - 18 in Washington D.C.More than 160 nations have registered to participate in the event, with each nation represented by one school robotics team. First Global will bring together high school students from all over the world to challenge these future STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) leaders to think of STEM rooted solutions to global ...

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São João da Madeira School Represents Portugal in an International Robotics Competition

Translated from Portuguese.Serafim Leite Secondary School in São João da Madeira announced today that it will represent Portugal in the world competition that in July will evaluate new programming and robotics solutions for potable water storage in the United States.The "FIRST Global" competition, organized by the nonprofit public institution IFCA - International FIRST Committee Association, will meet in Washington, from July 16 to 18, with teacher and student commissions from 160 countries, including one A Muslim-Christian female team from Jordan and a group ...

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Holy Rosary church team excels at robotics expo

A young and talented group from the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church yesterday won first place at Guyana’s inaugural robot and technology exhibition.Held at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue, the exhibition was facilitated by STEMGuyana, which will also enable a local team’s participation at the First Global Robotics competition in Washington DC.--> Read More

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All-girl team in global robot competition

A team of local students is preparing to represent Bermuda at the inaugural First Global robotics competition.The all-female team of five Bermuda High School students will battle it out Olympics-style against 163 other teams from around the world in Washington DC next month.The girls have spent the past four weeks designing, programming and building a robot from a standard kit made up of hundreds of individual parts that was sent to all competing teams. And while the parts are all the same, it is up to each team to design their own robot from those parts each ...

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STEM Guyana perfecting their robot for World Championships

THE nine-member team representing Guyana at the inaugural Robot Olympics next month in Washington D.C. is currently perfecting the robot they have to build for the event and building the overall team capacity.The team consists of: 15-19 year old participants: Ryan Benschop, Anthony Frank, Arianna Mahase, Christopher Nelson, Sahief Poese and Vevekeanand Ramnarace; Team Manager Farnaz Baksh; Coach Ricky Chan and Public Relations Officer Horace Mosley.The team will be competing in the United States of America (USA) in July, 2017 at the inaugural Robot Olympics ...

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STEM Guyana receives $2.5M for participation at First Global Robotic Challenge

A team comprising several young people, who are part of the Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana Project will be representing Guyana in July at the First Global Robotic Challenge in Washington D.C, United States of America, with support from the Government, through the office of the First lady.Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry this morning handed over a $2.5 Million cheque to STEM Guyana at the First Lady’s office, State House, according to a MOTP release.Ms. Henry, in brief remarks, said that the Ministry is pleased with ...

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Guyanese youths get GYD$2.5 million support to participate in First Global Robotic Challenge

A team of youths, who will be representing Guyana in the FIRST Global Robotic Challenge in the United States (US) next month, has received support amounting to GYD$2.5 million, the Ministry of the Presidency announced Thursday.The group is part of the Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana Project received the cheque from Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry. Funds were provided by First Lady, Sandra Granger.Ms. Henry, in brief remarks, said that the Ministry is pleased with and supports the team’s work in the area of STEM ...

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Winners of Robotica 2017 will represent Ukraine at the FIRST Global Challenge

Translated from Ukrainian.July 14 in the U.S. will be the FIRST Global Challenge - the world's first Olympic Games in robotics for children. Teams from 160 countries, including Ukraine, will take part in the competition.The subject of the upcoming competitions is a water crisis and ways to save our planet from it. Participants will offer their judges solutions in the form of of robotic structures capable of performing 14 different tasks.The Ukrainian team, according to its creator Nadiia Vladykina, prepared for the games thoroughly. The guys have created a ...

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Participation Of Suriname at the FG Robotics Challenge 2017

Translated from Dutch.Suriname is one of the 163 countries participating in the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, held in Washington D.C., America from 16 to 18 July 2017. The team that will depart consists of 3 teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 and an adult team mentor. National teams participating in this international competition will travel with a self-built robot, which will prove to be able to tackle the simulated world problem of contaminated river water on the H2O flow game field between two alliances (each consisting of teams from 3 countries) ...

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Participation of Suriname at FG Robotics Challenge 2017

Translated from Dutch.Suriname is one of the 163 countries participating in the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, held in Washington D.C., America from 16 to 18 July 2017. The team that will depart consists of 3 teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 and an adult team mentor.National teams participating in this international competition will travel with a self-built robot, which will prove to be able to tackle the simulated global problem of contaminated river water on the H2O flow game field between two alliances (each consisting of teams from 3 countries) ...

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Suriname takes part in Robotics Challenge

Translated from Dutch.PARAMARIBO - 16-year-old Ivana Codrington (16), Ayan Jhagroe (16), 18-year-old Shayant Sital and mentor Daniel Lachman will represent Surinam from 16 to 18 July during the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge in Washington. The team will prove with a self-propelled robot to successfully address the global problem of contaminated river water.The team got robot parts from America in April. The members made their own design and called their "Swipe Teki" robot. The robot is not finished yet, but is programmed to meet the requirements of the ...

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Suriname joins FG Robotics Challenge 2017

Translated from Dutch.Ivana Codrington (16), Ayan Jhagroe (16), Shayant Sital (18) will participate on behalf of Suriname at the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, held in Washington D.C., America from 16 to 18 July 2017. Daniel Lachman (technical team mentor) goes along as their supervisor. Suriname is one of the 163 countries participating in the FIRST Global Challenge.The theme of the games, this year is Provide Access to Clean Water (Providing access to clean drinking water). The national teams participating in this international competition will travel with ...

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FIRST Global: Team Portugal competing at the International Robot Olympics – Washington, DC

Contestants from 160 countries will build robots revolving around access to clean water. The goal is to show the leaders of tomorrow that by communicating, cooperating, and working together, using the tools of science and engineering, they can change the world.According to former US Navy Admiral and Congressman, Joe Sestak, president of FIRST Global, the goal is to inspire the world’s youth to pursue careers in science and technology through the sport of robotics by promoting leadership and innovation in young people from all nations.This year’s theme is based ...

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Cabo Verde participates in the first international robotics competition in the United States of America

Translated from Portuguese.A team consisting of 4 students and 1 teacher from Liceu Ludgero Lima and Technical School of São Vicente will represent Cape Verde this July in the 1st International Robot Competition to be held in Washington DC, United States of America. It is an international event, organized by FIRST Global, which will take place between July 16 and 18, where more than 160 countries from around the world participate.The teams are comprised of high school students who have a taste for technology and innovation, and the aim is to create a next ...

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WORLD: St. Lucia including 163 other teams participating in the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge

FIRST Global (www.first.global) is hosting the world’s first international robot Olympics for high-school students, with nearly 160 participating nations – along with six continental teams representing the major land masses – each committed to sending one team to represent their country on the world stage.The Opening Ceremony for the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge will take place the evening of July 16th at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC.Nations participating in the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge range from the the rural areas of Latin America ...

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Nearly 160 Nations including Liberia to Meet in Washington, D.C. for World’s 1st Robot Olympics

Washington, D.C. – FIRST Global (www.first.global) is hosting the world’s first international robot Olympics for high-school students, with nearly 160 participating nations including Liberia– along with six continental teams representing the major land masses – each committed to sending one team to represent their country on the world stage. The Opening Ceremony for the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge will take place the evening of July 16th at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC.Nations participating in the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge range from the ...

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There is an entirely new kind of international Olympics. Slovakia will be represented by the Galileo School team from Bratislava

Translated from Slovak.FIRST Global launches an entirely new kind of Olympics, this time focusing on the invention of the young generation. The Slovak team will take on the highly determined, hard-working students of the bilingual gymnasium of Galileo School in Bratislava.Viliam, the two Martinovia, Andrej, Braňo, Lukáš, Alex and Dominik combine their interest in robotics, the ability to learn new things quickly, and the motivation to constantly improve in order to successfully represent Slovakia at the FIRST Global International Olympiad in Robotics. Each ...

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Portuguese Team to participate in FIRST Global Challenge

Translated from Portuguese.The Portuguese Team is from the Dr. Serafim Leite School Group, from S. João da Madeira. They are Reuben, Rui, Raul and João are the team that will represent Portugal in this world mission.The First Global Challenge is an international robotics event with the participation of over 100 countries from around the world competing in Washington, DC, in July. Currently, there are 161 participating countries and Portugal will be present.--> Read More

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Students from Limon will represent the country in robotics competition

Translated from Spanish.Three teenagers from Limon will represent Costa Rica in an international robotics competition called the FIRST Global Challenge.The competition will be held July 16-18 in Washington, United States, and will bring together 260 other teams from around the world.Those selected are Johardy Hunter Maxwell, Daniel Castillo Acevedo, 14, and Joustin Romero Umaña, 15, who are pupils of San Marcos, Diurno de Limón and Sagrada Familia schools, respectively.As an experiment, the three said they started robotics when they were just school...

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THE JOURNEY OF TEAM SRI LANKA TO THE FIRST GLOBAL CHALLENGE 2017

“There are teams from nearly 160 countries this year. It’s not just about solving global problems. It’s about solving problems together with those from other cultures,” said Samantha Tenduf-La – an overseer of Team Sri Lanka describing the FIRST Global Challenge 2017. In case you’re lost, the FIRST Global Challenge is an annual international robotics challenge that aims to inspire children from all corners of the world to pursue STEM studies. Primarily aimed at high-school students, the goal of the competition is to address the 14 Grand Challenges identif...

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SENA learners from Manizales are in annual robotics tournament in Washington D.C.

Translated from Spanish."Two learners from Manizales, and two others from Medellín and Soacha, are members of the SENA team that will travel to Washington D.C. in July, to demonstrate that Colombia has advanced in science, technology, engineering and mathematics from the earliest age," said Mauricio Giraldo, promoter of SENA's Tecnoacademia in Manizales.Designing, assembling and controlling a robot that can enter a simulated river in a model and capable of separating particles of water will be some of the challenges that will have to overcome four learners...

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SERBIAN ROBOT CONQUERS AMERICA Our high school students made a machine that has a special task

Translated from Serbian.Our team of high school students several months of discussions and preparation robot which in July will represent Serbia at the International Olympics in robotics in Washington.Vladan Joksimovic, Teodora Golubovic and Lazar Švraka from the private Belgrade High School "Creative Pen" Dalibor Naspalić, Ilija Greek and Matija Djurovic, students Serbian high school "Nikola Tesla" from Budapest, and Filip Starcevic from Twelfth Belgrade High School, is being prepared for a competition that will be held from 16 to 18 July.- From the ...

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Four SENA trainees will represent the country in annual robotics tournament in Washington D.C.

Translated from Spanish.Designing, assembling and controlling a robot that can enter a simulated river in a model and capable of separating particles of water will be some of the challenges that four apprentices from three SENA technoacademies will have to overcome, who will represent Colombia in FIRST Global Challenge 2017, the annual robotics game that each year addresses challenges identified by the National Academy of Engineering of the United States.Two apprentices from Manizales, and two more from Medellin and Soacha, are part of the SENA team that will ...

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The Catalonian RoboCaspers represent the State in FIRST Global

Translated from Catalan.The team RoboCaspers, consisting of four Catalonian teenagers, has been selected to represent Spain in FIRST Global, a robotics competition that will gather youth from 160 countries to overcome a series of challenges based on facilitating access to the potable water.This is not the first international competition that RoboCaspers has participated in, since 2014 and 2015 they were among the finalist  of World Robot Olympiad which took place in Sochi (Russia) and Doha (Qatar), respectively.--> Read More

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WOODFORD REPRESENTS SI IN GLOBAL ROBOTICS COMPETITION

TEAM Woodford International School (WIS) will represent Solomon Islands in the United States in the field of competitive robotic building next month.The team of four dedicated science and technology WIS students, under the guidance of school mentor, Rakesh Pandey, are gearing up for the FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.Joining nearly 150 nations, team Woodford will play in six rounds, and in each round they will get to mingle with two other countries.This gives them the opportunity to interact and create network, share ideas ...

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SERBIAN TEAM ON ROBOTICS OLYMPICS IN WASHINGTON! The task is – clean drinking water for all!

Translated from Serbian.Team of the Republic of Serbia in the robotics olympics make disciples gymnasium Kreativno Pero, Serbian high school Nikola Tesla in Budapest and XII Belgrade High School, and was formed at the invitation of the organizers of the project - the International Committee of FIRST.--> Read More

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FIRST Global: Team Portugal competing at the International Robot Olympics – Washington, DC

A team of Portuguese high school students will travel from Portugal to participate in the inaugural International Robot Olympics to be hosted in Washington, DC, at Constitution Hall, July 16-18, to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge.Contestants from 160 countries will build robots revolving around access to clean water. The goal is to show the leaders of tomorrow that by communicating, cooperating, and working together, using the tools of science and engineering, they can change the world.According to former US Navy Admiral and Congressman, Joe Sestak, president ...

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Olympic competition in robotics — Interview with experts

Translated from Ukrainian.The Ukrainian team is sent to the world's first Olympic competition in robotics. The team from Kiev is young people 15-16 years old. To participate in competitions, they designed a robot, which will be presented at the competitions in Washington.The head of international robotics programs Oksana Stoetskaya and the curator for the preparation of the Ukrainian team for the FIRST GLOBAL Challenge Nadezhda Vladykina in the program "The Day with Julia Petrova" on the Voice of the Capital told about the competitions, about its participants and ...

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SRPSKI ROBOT OSVAJA AMERIKU Naši srednjoškolci napravili mašinu koja ima SPECIJALAN ZADATAK

Tim naših srednjoškolaca već mesecima pravi i priprema robota sa kojim će u julu predstavljati Srbiju na Međunarodnim olimpijskim igrama u robotici u Vašingtonu.Vladana Joksimović, Teodora Golubović i Lazar Švraka iz privatne beogradske gimnazije "Kreativno pero", Dalibor Naspalić, Ilija Grk i Matija Đurović, učenici srpske gimnazije "Nikola Tesla" iz Budimpešte, i Filip Starčević iz Dvanaeste beogradske gimnazije, uveliko se pripremaju za takmičenje koje se održava od 16. do 18. jula. --> Read More 

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Solomon Islands students to attend US global robotics competition

Solomon Islands students will participate for the first in a global robotics competition in Washington DC July this year.A team of four students from the Woodford International School will compete with students from more than 160 nations in the event.Solomon Islands was the only team from the Pacific apart from Australia and New Zealand.--> Read More

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Ukrainians will go to the US for the first “Olympic Games” of robotics

In Washington, July 14, 2017 for the first time in the history of robotics competitions held FIRST GLOBAL Challenge in the Olympic format. Ukraine to present his work team of three contestants aged 15-16 and mentor.The theme of the first Olympic competition FIRST GLOBAL Challenge will be the salvation of the world water crisis. Teams from different countries organize two competing alliances - each union will include three national teams, they offered to perform engineering tasks on time using a specially designed robot.Each team with robotic kit konstruyuvatyme and ...

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FIRST Global of the robotics team will hold a presentation of the project and plans for the Olympics Washington

Givi Zaldastanishvili American Academy of FIRST Global team, which the American Academy, Physics and Mathematics v.komarovis N199 public school and found. Vekua Physics and Mathematics N42 public school students, consisting of a mentor for the robotics project will hold a presentation of the invited guests, the robot's capabilities and demonstrate Washington's Olympic plans.According to the organizers, the event will be attended by Deputy Minister of Education and Science Mr. Murghulia of Education, Science and Culture Committee Chairman Mary Jashi, st. Mayor David ...

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ST PETER’S LUTHERAN DISPLAYS ROBOTICS PROWESS, STUDENTS TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA IN GLOBAL TILT

Four students from St Peter’s Lutheran College in Indooroopilly will join their peers from Grace Lutheran College as members of Team Australia, on their way to the USA to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge. The event is an international robotics competition to be held at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on July 16th to 18th.Also known as the QLA Pineapples, Team Australia is bound by a common passion for robotics and shared interest in STEM. The team garnered 6th Place Alliance at the “Steamworks” Pacific Regional FRC tilt and 3rd ...

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FIRST Global Team Georgia 2017

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FIRST Global invites Pakistan to participate in an international robotics event

Robots are gradually taking  the part of human in nature. It would not be wrong to say that in some decades the life will be made easier by robots performing many tasks. For some it is a good news and foe others it is not such a pleasant news.FIRST Global, as its tradition for some previous years, this time to is organizing the international robotics challenge. It aims to help promote the love and passion  for Science and Technology and attract people towards Engineering and Mathematics.The four points they focus on are called STEM. (Science, Technology, ...

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We are the future —Teen robot makers set to represent Nigeria at world contest in US

The setting is the ground floor of a tastefully furnished duplex at Surulere, Lagos. It is raining lightly; it has been raining, in fact, since morning. At the gate, the security man and a few other people stand under a small shelter, and they all seem to agree that it is the Ooni of Ife who has mysteriously sent the rain to Lagos to disrupt the Eyo Festival.The large hall which would have been the sitting room has been converted to a conference room. This is where they have been meeting every week since January – a group of seven teenagers who are building a ...

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Guyana ready to partake in first-ever Global Robot Olympics

A group of Guyanese are set to participate in the inaugural Robot Olympics slated for July in Washington, District of Colombia (DC), USA.Last week, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger met the group of young participants and informed them that the Ministry of Education and other organizations are committed to supporting their participation in the upcoming event.More than 150 countries from around the world are expected to participate at the Robot Olympics. This initiative is part of the wider Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme, which ...

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Venezuela on the road to the world of FIRST Global 2017 Robotics

Translated from Spanish.The FIRST Global Challenge is an international robotics event with more than 100 countries from around the world. These delegations will travel to Washington, D.C. next July to participate in the inaugural game to be held in the capital of a different nation every year.The participating teams are composed of students between the ages of 15 and 18 who receive tutoring from Engineering students, teachers or professionals in the area with the common goal of increasing their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics so ...

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Team Albania, the group that will represent Albania in the FIRST Global Challenge in the US

Translated from Albanian.Team Albania is the team that will represent Albania in the FIRST Global Challenge on 13-20 July in Washington DC, where they will compete with teams from around the world. The team consists of 10 students from different schools in the capital and surrounding cities such as Elbasan, Shijak, Durrës. Mentors are the ones who have led them throughout this process.FIRST Global is about creating new relationships between students and youth all over the world. As they say in a statement to Business Magazine, within the team there is a ...

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Robotics skills among youth

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MCAST Students selected to participate in international competition

Translated from Maltese.MCAST students attending college have been selected to jipprateċipaw in the first competition of its kind; Olympics-the International Robot Competition. Such as along with 160 nationwide, including 40 nation of Europe, will be competing in Washington DC between 16 and 20 July.Students, Patrick Brejza, Andrea Abela and Clive Tonna in the second year of undergoing a course of Multimedia Software Development and Software Development. Their role in this competition is to create a robot that knows gets blue balls than orange.--> Read More

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FIRST Global Challenge 2017

The inaugural FIRST Global challenge will be held 16-18 July 2017 in Washington, DC (on the grounds of the Constitutional Hall). The challenge is organized as Olympic competition among the teams from more than 160 countries. The national teams will be composed of high school-age youth (15-18 years old). The goals of this global challenge is to excite youth about the value of investing in and pursuing stem education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).FIRST Global aims to inspire science and technology leadership and innovation in young people from ...

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First international robotic Olympics with student team from Weiz

Translated from German.Vienna / Weiz (APA) - US organization First Global is organizing the first International Robotic Olympiad for High-Level Students in Washington DC (USA) from 16 to 18 July. Teams from 160 countries from all continents participate. Austria is represented by a team of HTL Weiz (Styria).According to Anton Edl, who teaches at HTL Weiz Elektrotechnik, the "RoboCup" is the largest international robot competition with participants from around 45 nations. He is primarily aimed at high-school institutions, but with a junior track also to pupils. Edl ...

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16 year old to represent Cameroon at international robotics challenge

Cameroon’s Larissa is the only girl selected to be part of the team of students who will be representing their various countries in this year’s international robotics challenge. The 16 year old, who lives with her mother, two sisters, three brothers and two nephews in her uncle’s house in the outskirts of Yaoundé, says she dreams of a career in electrical engineering where she can use her knowledge and passion for innovation to help advance her country.--> Read More

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Venezuelan delegation will participate in the next FIRST Global 2017 world robotics

Translated from Spanish.The FIRST Global Challenge is an international robotics event with more than 100 participating countries, where delegations will travel to the city of Washington DC this July to participate in the inaugural game to be held in that city and then take place in the capital of a different nation every year.Kenny Urdaneta Matos (21) a student of Engineering in Electronics. Mention Telecommunications from the Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacin University of Maracaibo. Zulia State, has been the one that has made Venezuela present in FIRST Global 2017 ...

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NIGERIA WILL COMPETE AT THE FIRST GLOBAL ROBOT OLYMPICS, THANKS TO THESE 7 SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

For years, Nigeria as a country has not been pulling any trees where the field of robotics is concerned. This is not because Nigerians are less interested in robotics as their other counterparts in many countries of the world, but majorly because the prevailing conditions in the country do not encourage anyone to venture away from the comfort of entertainment and other ‘niche’ fields of human endevour Nigeria is known for.Despite this, the resilience in the average Nigerian has ensured that the name of the country continue to shine in places where it is not ...

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First Global Challenge Unpacking

Translated from Hungarian.https://youtu.be/hns3HmQAUPEWe went to the Fazekas Secondary School in Budapest and made a really special unboxing video with the home team of First Global's robotic competition. As a stairway to LEGO tournaments, only in America, this year, the teams have been invited from many parts of the world and the students of Fazekas will not only represent our country but Europe as a whole in this prestigious competition.--> Read More

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Robotics Masters from Kraśnik County

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6 Seychellois students to participate in robotics challenge in US capital

(Seychelles News Agency) - Six secondary students from Seychelles will participate in an international robotics challenge in Washington D.C. in July.A robot kit was handed over recently to the team in Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean, by the International First Committee Association through the local National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation (NISTI).The chief executive of the institute, Xavier Estico, told SNA on Tuesday that the “competition will use science to build bridges between high school students of ...

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Peruvian students to compete at world’s first International Robot Olympics

Washington D.C. (U.S.), May. 25. A Peruvian nine-strong group of secondary school students will represent the Inca country at FIRST Global's very first Global Challenge, an international robot olympics to be held this July in D.C.Peru will thus become one of the 150+ nations participating in the Olympics-style robotics event, which will challenge them to draw on the best of their knowledge, ingenuity, creativity and skills to address world problems.In this context, this year's inaugural Challenge will focus on providing access to clean water, an immense global ...

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Advanced science, robotics, showcased by island students

COLONIA, Yap (Press Release) — Elaborate cultural dances and seafaring canoes have made the Micronesian Islands of Yap famous, but this month it was the ultra-advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills of local students on display.An annual competition and exhibition organized by Yap Catholic High School drew nearly 200 community members who came to watch and support 70 high school student participants.Ambitious freshmen students showed off complicated robots designed, built, and refined, over the spring semester. First year students also ...

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From Acahualinca to Washington to Compete in Robotic Olympics

Translated from Spanish.Five young people from the San Francisco Educational Center of the Acahualinca neighborhood of Managua will represent Nicaragua in the first Robotics Olympics of the First Global organization based in Washington D.C., USA.Víctor Gutiérrez, Gloria Jarquín, Alejandra Mercado, Ana María Zeledón and Engell José Valle are the ones designated by the center that is financed by Fabretto Foundation, whose majority of students are children of workers of the waste processing plant of Managua and collectors of their own account.--> Read ...

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Women from all over the World Organize Robot Olympics

Translated from Spanish. 160 national and 5 continental teams of high school students will participate in these olympics in Washington, D.C. in July.Ellas.mx - Despite the increase of women in careers related to politics, humanities, economics and the arts, women continue to be segregated in the fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, both in management positions and in unequal wages, compared to their male peers, they make 30% less than men doing the same job.--> Read More

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Young Xanthi will represent the country in the largest robotics competition in Washington in July with the participation of 160 countries

Translated from Greek.We do not stop surprising the young Xanthi of robotics. After their huge success in 2015 at the Olympics in Qatar and the silver medal and last year's 4th place in Olympiada in India it's time to be distinguished in the United States. In July, the Robospecialists team of the Robobetics, Mathematics, Physics and Technology Association will represent our country in the first global robotics competition in Washington, USA, under the title FIRST Global Robotics Challenge. This is the largest robotics competition for young people from 16 to 19 ...

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SMART Sistas to represent Vanuatu at first robotic challenge

Three girls, members of SMART Sistas, will represent Vanuatu at the inaugural FIRST Global challenge to be held from 16-18 July, 2017 in Washington DC, USA.Each country will be represented by its chosen national team, which will compete with its self-assembled robot within constantly changing cooperative alliances of three teams each.The Team Vanuatu is comprised of Lana Molivurae from Epauto School, Lilia Raptigh from Central School and Casanda Olul from Malapoa College.The girls will be traveling with a mentor, Sum Abiut, one of the IT administrators for ...

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Over 40 African Countries Including Liberia To Attend 1st Int’l Robot Olympics In Washington, D.C.

Alexandria, VA. – FIRST Global (www.first.global) is hosting the world’s first international robot Olympics for high school students this July in Washington, D.C., with nearly 160 nations in attendance, including more than 40 nations from Africa.With each nation planning to send one team to represent their home country at this first-of-a-kind global event, participating teams will include representatives from every corner of the world, ranging from rural parts of Latin and South America, to the industrialized powerhouses of Europe and Asia, to peaceful and ...

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Robotics Society in Serbia: Meeting of Serbian national team at this year’s Olympics in robotics and team ETF Robotics

Translated from Serbian.The Serbian Team in this year's Olympics in robotics, which will be in July in Washington in the United States, consists of students of the Gymnasium Kreativno Pero, Serbian Grammar School Nikola Tesla from Budapest, and the Twelfth Belgrade High School, had the opportunity to interact with and exchange experience with a team of ETF Robotics made up of students of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Faculty, University of Belgrade.--> Read More

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Nigerian Youths Set for Robotic Olympic in USA

A group secondary school student drawn from public and private schools are now ready to represent Nigeria at the First Global Robot Olympic Challenges alongside 149 youths from other nations of the world.Founded by philanthropic inventor Dean Kamen to inspire a passion for science and technology leadership and innovation among the world’s more than two billion youths, FIRST Global provides the framework for an Olympics-style robotics event that drives home the importance of obtaining the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills needed by ...

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Soft skills key to massive job creation, says expert

Nigeria’s First Global Robot Challenges National Coordinator, Mrs. Remi Willoughby, has said the development of soft skills will help the government to tackle youth unemployment and its associated challenge of increasing crime rates in the country.Speaking in Lagos during a media event to unveil the young students that will hoist Nigeria’s flag at the First Global Robot Challenges with 149 other nations in the United States (U.S.), she said countries that have developed all over the world have received the encouragement of government in the development of ...

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Team Nigeria Upbeat, Set Target for World’s First Global Robot Olympics

Nigeria will be represented at the FIRST Global Robot Challenges (FGRC) with 149 other nations thanks to efforts by Faisal Jarmakani, robotics enthusiast; Mrs. Remi Willoughby, an exceptional educator; and Professor Sola Sofola, emeritus professor of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos.Founded by Dean Kamen, a philanthropic inventor, to inspire a passion for science and technology leadership and innovation among the world’s more than two billion youths, FIRST Global provides the framework for an Olympics-style robotics event that drives home the ...

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7 Nigerian students to fly country’s flag at first global robot Olympics

Those who think that Nigeria does not have what it takes for global competitiveness in the knowledge economy should better have a rethink.With the innovative skills shown by the talented Nigerian students, there are positive signals that the country will not left out in the 21st century knowledge society.Just this summer, no fewer than seven students from both public and private schools will showcase their creative skills at the FIRST Global Robot Challenges slated to hold in Washington, the United States of America with 149 other nations.--> Read More

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Estudiantes mexicanos participarán en campeonato mundial de robótica

Translated from Spanish.Mexico, April 6 (Notimex) - A group of young Mexican students will represent the country for the first time in the robotics world championship, FIRST Global Challenge 2017 to be held in Washington DC, USA from July 14 to 18.The Mexican representative who will participate in the contest with the objective of fostering passion for science, technology, innovation and mathematics among young people, are Jorge Ochoa, Guillermo Campos, and Antonio Dávila.--> Read More

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Učenici Kreativnog pera predstavljaju našu zemlju tokom Olimpijskih igara u robotici

Translated from Serbian.On the proposal of FIRST Global, the organizers of the International Olympiad in robotics, students gymnasium Kreativno Pero will together with students of the Serbian high school Nikola Tesla in Budapest and with his mentor will represent our country during the Olympic Games in robotics, in Washington.The disassembled robot arrived from the US and is currently on the premises of Mašiniskog University of Belgrade with Kreativno Pero providing logistical and technical support during this process.--> Read More

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Apoyan al talento mexicano

Translated from Spanish.With the aim of boosting the talent of our young people worldwide, Ricardo Salinas through the Azteca Foundation, sponsors the National Team that will compete in the FIRST World Robotics Olympics at the secondary level and where more than 155 countries will participate.To give awareness to this project, the official presentation of the Mexican team was made, consisting of eight talented young people who will attend the FIRST Global Challenge, which will be located in Washington, D.C. from the 14th to 18th of July this year.--> ...

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Estudiantes de Chuquisaca presentarán robot que mide y cuida el agua en el First Global Challenge

Translated from Spanish.A professor at San Francisco Xavier University's Faculty of Technology, Said Pérez, said Tuesday that the team of students from Chuquisaca will present a robot to measure and care for water quality in the FIRST Global Challenge, which will be held from July 14 to 18 in Washington DC, United States."The robot kit came from Virginia, United States, exclusively and state-of-the-art competition kit, at the least I had not seen such a large and complete educational robotics kit, we are now in the process of studying its operation and ...

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Webber: Help Yap go to robotics competition

When was the last time you heard about the Yap Robotics team? The Yap Robotics team you say? The only thing we know about Yap is stone money, manta rays and grass skirts!Au contraire.The Habele Outer Island Education Fund is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 nonprofit, started by former Peace Corps Volunteers, that works across the freely associated states of Micronesia. It sponsored the first Robotics League on Yap, and the island has been invited to attend a global robotics competition in Washington, D.C., this summer.--> Read More

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Micronesian students head to international robotics competition – Marianas Variety

The famously traditional Island of Stone Money is sending top students to a high tech global robotics competition.Students from 153 nations will gather in Washington, D.C. this summer for the international high school robotics Olympics. Few will have traveled as far — geographically or culturally — as the Robo League team from Yap.The FIRST Global Challenge is a worldwide robotics challenge. Small student teams design, build, and compete complex robots from simple parts. The work demands hands-on mastery of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ...

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Malian high school students expected to compete in robotics competition in Washington – Journal Scientifique et Technique du Mali

   The Mali national team will be in training soon to participate in FIRST global in the United States and Panafricain Robotique Competition (PARC) in Senegal, two competitions on robotics. Malians will have to compete with thousands of children across the world.--> Read More 

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7 students take on the challenge of robotics in the US – Berita Harian Online

  Translated from MalayVALUE: Seven students aged between 15 and 17 years selected to represent Malaysia at the robotics competition FIRST Global Challenge in Washington D.C., USA on 16-18 July.They are King Adam Ahmad Sultan of SMK Kubang Kerian, Muhammad Jamil Razif (MRSM Lenggong), Janice Poh Yi Zi (SMK Convent Taiping), Muhammad Rais (Sekolah Menengah Sains Sultan Mahmud).Arash Muhammad Danial Mohd Hamdan (MRSMs Johor Bahru) and Khairul Amyrin Syahrean and Muhammad Fakhrul Khir Abdul Samat (Malay College Kuala Kangsar), while the ...

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Robot Challenge For Pakistan By FIRST Global – Technology Bux

The First Global is the organization that composes a yearly worldwide robot challenge to touch off enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) among the more than two billion youth over the world. FIRST Global welcomes one group from each country to take an interest in a worldwide robot challenge occasion that extensions between secondary school understudies with various foundations, dialects, religions, and traditions.--> Read More

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Robotics Competition: Mali teams in training for three months – Journal Scientifique et Technique du Mali

The big robotics competitions are getting ready. The teams in Mali face the challenges of more than 140 countries around the world this July in Washington DC and other African countries. Inerde, an organization responsible for training Mali teams on Saturday announced the list of 20 secondary school pupils and 20 pupils to take part in the biggest competition of First Global and the Panafrican Competition Robotics Competition (PARC).Students come from Ganga Technical High School, Aminata Dramane Traoré High School, La Lumière High School, Kodonso High School, ...

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FIRST Global invites Pakistan to participate in an international robotics event – TECH LIST

FIRST Global, as its tradition for some previous years, this time to is organizing the international robotics challenge. It aims to help promote the love and passion  for Science and Technology and attract people towards Engineering and Mathematics.The four points they focus on are called STEM. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).According to the stats two billion people from all around the world are attracted towards the robotics event. This clearly indicates that the YOUTH is full of passion and innovation. They just need a platform for robots ...

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Intibucá students to participate in Olympic Robotics Games in the USA

In the 21st century, it is becoming increasingly clear that the global challenges we face as a planet will require global, STEM inspired solutions from the lowest valleys to the highest mountains across the world. That is probably why the first news article to be published about a FIRST Global team, details the story of a group of aspiring engineers that fits that description to the letter. In Honduras’ rural Department of Intibucá – where many families live on less than two dollars a day and the power lines do not provide enough electricity to run utilities that are ...

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