More than 80 Percent of North American/Caribbean Nations to Attend First International Robot Olympics for High School Students

Strengthening STEM Education in North America through Robotics

Nearly 20 Nations throughout North America, Central America, and the Caribbean to Participate in World’s First, International Robot Olympics for High School Students

 

For Immediate Release
4 May 2017

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 over 80 percent of the countries from across North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. 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 America to the industrialized powerhouses of Europe and Asia, to peaceful and violence plagued regions of Africa alike.

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