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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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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