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[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are a team of 3 girls ages 15 - 18 years from the Mozilla club of HackathonGirls Banjul with a mentor, Miss Juma Baldeh to represent Africa at the FIRST Global 2018 robotics competition in Mexico. We started learning coding a year ago at...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are team of regular teenagers, gathered by one common thing - robotics. We like engineering, programming, and also like solving nonstandard complex problems, like designing a robot for performing certain tasks. Every member of our team has his own duties and plays his...

The Afghan robotic girls team returned home after wrapping up a successful tour in Canada and the US.  “We participated in the competition in New Mexico where we won first position and won a gold medal, in Turkey we also came first,” said Leda Azizi, head...

Three Bhutanese will represent the country at the Global Robotic Olympic this year at Arena Ciudad de México, Mexico City. Fabrication laboratory (FabLab) Bhutan has been inviting entries from young enthusiasts to represent the country at the competition that FIRST Global, a global non-governmental organisation holds...

There was no magic involved when the Wizards.exe [Team USA 2018] came home from Detroit with the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Inspire Award in hand, along with their robot, which took 10th out of 6,000 teams from around the globe. Eleven Montgomery County teenagers have...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team members are from different provinces of Armenia. They have been attending the trainings offered by the labs for several years. Therefore, our team members have developed great skills in robotics particularly, and engineering generally. Energy Situation Armenia has no proven reserves of oil or...

We met each other at some technical events that were related to engineering and robotics, like FIRST LEGO League, Maker Faire, Arduino Day, Rube Goldberg competition. This common passion determined us to create a team that could compete at FIRST Global Challenge, because we see...

The members of Team Turkmenistan are 6 students. All of them study in capital city of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat City. The technical mentor of the team is Atamyrat Shahanov. He has STEM teaching experience for 7 years. He had attended many International STEM related competitions and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are an independent team of robotics enthusiasts dedicated to the implementation of STEM activities and robotics competitions in Venezuela. We are the only Venezuelan-based robotics team active in international competitions. We are pioneers of the STEM field in Venezuela. Our ultimate goal is to educate...

Our team is comprised of teenagers from different high schools in the provice of Matanzas, Cuba. We were brought by a member of Canada’s Team Kinetic Knights, Megan Quade who introduced us to this wonderful and exciting world of robotics. This year is gonna be representing...

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As the day for the First Global Challenge nears, Science Technology Engineer and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana is busy working to build a robot that will “wow” judges at this year’s competition in Mexico. Though the final team of six has not yet been selected, a group...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] This team is made up of students from three schools: Elizabeth Moir School in Colombo, St. John's College, Jaffna and President's College, Embilipitiya. The three schools are in three provinces of Sri Lanka. The four students coming from Elizabeth Moir School are Cong, Daniel, Felix...

Young students from around the world will arrive in Mexico City this August to participate in a competition that taps into robotics to tackle global challenges. The inaugural FIRST Global Challenge in 2017 welcomed high-school students from 157 nations; and this year’s event is expected to be...

  We Need You! Help FIRST Global Foster Peace and Improve the Standard of Living Around the World! For Immediate Release May 2, 2018 Alexandria, VA -- The second annual FIRST Global Challenge  -- an Olympic-style robotic competition which attracted delegations of high school-aged innovators from 157 nations in 2017...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! Or as we say it where we come from, Marhaba! Syria, our home country, a beautiful place that we love, the place where we were born, where we live, and where we met. Hafez (17), Sidra (17), Another Hafez (16), and Obai (16), thats us! We’re...

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Pune: A five-member team of Class XII students from the city have been selected to participate in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics in Mexico later this year. The competition, which has students of various age-groups competing to prove their skills in robotics, came into limelight last...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Rayushka is a student of St. Mary's Junior College, and has participated in the 2017-18 FTC Season. She manages the social media and community outreach programs, and is also the team's programmer. Vivek is a student of St. Mary's Junior College, and has over 4...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] (from left to right) Dzanga Matodzi is a grade 9 learner at Hoerskool Uitsig. Her most important aspiration in life is to be happy by seeing the lives of individuals improving due to her contribution in robotics. She would like to use this opportunity to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the representing team of Albania in the international robotics challenge organized by FIRST Global, which will be held in Mexico City, Mexico this year. [/vc_column] [vc_column width='1/4'] Team Media [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='10' down=''][social_icons type='normal_social' icon='fa-facebook' use_custom_size='yes' size='fa-2x' custom_size='' link='https://www.facebook.com/FIRST.global.albania/' target='_blank' icon_color='' icon_hover_color='' background_color=''...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Vikings How did we meet? It all started in 2011 when Plan Ceibal distributed robotics kits to all educational centers and provided training to all teachers in the country. From that year onward the robotics teachers wanted to create a robotics workshop at the Higher Technical...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Iceland for the FIRST Global Challenge consists of three members, Dýrleif Birna Sveinsdóttir, Kormákur Atli Unnþórsson and Flosi Torfason. This summer they'll be preparing for the challenge as they build a robot to take on Mexico in August. Energy Situation When it comes to energy,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Josef Gonzalez- Builder, Driver Josef is a Lower 6 (11th grade) student at Presentation College Chaguanas. Josef embodies the spirit of a holistic education and is a pinnacle of all-roundedness that many younger students aspire to. Josef is an involved member of the school’s robotics...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello, we are Team Bosnia and Herzegovina from Mostar, our high school is ''Druga gimnazija Mostar''. In our team there are seven members with our mentor and professor Anes Hadžiomerović. What brought this team together was our shared passion for robots and technology, although...

A group of six girls left their families in Afghanistan and travelled for the first time to Canada in January with a dream and a hope. They were determined to build the best robot they could and compete in a variety of robotic competitions including the...

Even though he first got to interact with his first computer when he joined secondary school in 2013, Lewis Wanyeki, 19, was fascinated with technology. He constantly fiddled with his mother’s mobile phone, curious about how it operated. “I dismantled several of my mother’s mobile phones...

Translated from French. Winners at an international competition in Washington, young Malians passionate about robotics are putting their talents to work in a new, brand-new center. Student at the National School of Engineering, Abdoulaziz experiments with electronic fragments in his room ...

In a statement, First Global’s partner, Impact Hub Harare director, Tadzoka Pswarayi, said the money was needed to cover costs of their robot kit, the team’s travel to the competition, training, food and lodging and uniforms among other requirements. “The chance to participate in this competition...

Burmese nerds hope to attract more talent with the promise of winning gold. WITH recurrent power cuts, limited wifi and poor infrastructures, Myanmar is often regarded as a rather weak country when it comes to technological prowess. Most people struggle installing basic apps on their smartphones,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] What brought this team together was our shared passion for robots and technology, although that is not the only thing that defines us. We are diverse in culture, gender and age, all coming together to express our love for technology, build robots and most...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are five passionate high school students, aged 16 years old, from Sfax supported and coached by two outstanding mentors, Mrs. Faten and Mr. Rabeh, dreaming of a powerful future generation and representing Tunisia in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge. We are a unique team...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] FIRST GLOBAL TEAM ETHIOPIA is a non-profit organization established to deliver the concept of STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Maths) and the vision of FIRST GLOBAL to the Ethiopian young generation through robotics game which includes high-school students aged 14 up to 18 nationwide. [/vc_column] [vc_column...

We are Team Benin. Representing our country at the FIRST Global competition is an exciting experience for us. We are so excited to discover how to put robot parts together and to discover how robots work. We are inspired to collaborate with other teams who...

Welcome to Saint Kitts and Nevis, two islands but ONE Federation. Here we are, once again in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition. Our hardworking and adamant team has so much to offer. We share the same interests but achieve it through different roles. We are a...

Team R2045 (abbreviation for Rendezvous 2045) is the Indonesia robotics team. The team comprises of creative and ambitious engineers with technical, knowledge, practical approach and management skills. Our team members take part in various technical events of other school fests. Technology in general is an interesting and...

While at Harvard, she launched and led the first Zambian robotic team at the FIRST Global, which organises a yearly international robotics challenge to ignite a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). She first heard about the Pan-African Robotics Challenge while channel surfing in...

Sara Narimene Boukais discovered last summer that she can change the world. As a member of Algeria’s first-ever robotics team, the 18-year-old spent months designing a machine that can clean polluted water—or, at least, clear a replica of a river littered with colored plastic balls. Sara had...

  Alejandra is a 17-year-old teenager with a great passion for learning. Originally from Acahualinca, one of the communities with highest social risk in Managua. The everydayness of her life experienced a complete turnaround when she was given the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for...

The inadugural zambian robotics team entered FIRST Global, a competition that pits 163 national teams against each other. Last year's theme was clean water. Each group is sent a basic kit and guide, and then it's up to them to create and program the machine. -->...

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...

Zartaj Waseem served as a fundamental part of the Global STEM Corps (GSC) Advisory Team to Team Tanzania during the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge (FGC2017) season and was also one of the many members of the judging panel during the competition. Her vast experience with...

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...

The Tuxedo Pandas -- a high school robotics team from the United States led by Isabelle and Franky Marchand -- not only helped out during the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge in Washington, D.C. but they also advised not one, but two FIRST Global teams through...

Gryphons.exe is a high school robotics team in the United States that not only volunteered at the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge, but also went out of their way to help Team Iran through the Global STEM Corps. Team Iran’s robot kit - a box containing...

"I have always loved people from other cultures and nations so it was an easy jump to FIRST Global. When I heard about the program, I knew that I wanted to be a part of it in whatever way I could. It was 2006 when it...

"Volunteering for FIRST events means so many things to me. I started by volunteering to be a robot judge at a FIRST Lego League (FLL) tournament. It was encouraging to see kids so excited to show what their robots could do, even if pieces fell off...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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 --...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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 Washington Considered the...

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...

  The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan that was initially denied entry to the United States for an international competition is taking home the silver medal. Fittingly, they received a the accolade for "courageous achievement" at the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition where teams were...

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...

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,...

One High School Team from Each Country to Convene in the Name of Science and Robotics from July 16-18 at DAR Constitution Hall  For Immediate Release July 6, 2017 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...

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...

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...

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"...

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,...

Team Netherlands is composed of the youngest students of FIRST Robotics Competition team 5412, Impossible Robotics. This FRC team is the second of only two FRC teams in the Netherlands. Impossible Robotics started as an FLL team in the Food Factor season back in 2011...

(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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

(People in the Picture, from left to right: Lina Chen, Atreyam Sharma, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Shawn Teusch, Laura Märker, Pit Baum, Yannick Martins Dos Santos, Kimon Leners, Co-Mentor Annabel Schoellen, Mentor Ronny Osweiler) Hello, we are Team Luxembourg and we are very proud to participate...

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...

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...

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...

The team is formed of long time School of Robotics (Robotikos mokykla) students in Vilnius, Lithuania. All three of the teammates have been participating and winning robotics competitions for high school students such as FLL, Robocup Jr, as well as hackathons for students and adult...

Ashlyn: Ashlyn was head girl of her Primary School, Paget Primary, which has an annual science fair which, along with the local Math Olympiad, helped to spark Ashlyn’s love of science and technology.  Ashlyn is a Language Leader, the president of the Eco Club at The...

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...

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...

Our team is comprised of teenagers from different high schools in the provice of Matanzas, Cuba. We were brought two years ago by a member of Canada’s Team Kinetic Knights, who introduced us to this wonderful and exciting world of robotics. This is the first...

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...

Cape Verde is an island country made up of ten islands, in which nine are inhabited with just over half a million inhabitants. The islands were discovered over five hundred years ago by the Portuguese discoverers, having become independent forty-two years ago. A country with few natural...

The Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Robotics Club is a school-based club with members ranging from Secondary 1 (Grade 7) to Pre-U 2 (Grade 12). We take in members in Secondary One who may or may not have robotics experience. Through learning on the job in preparing...

7+1 is not eight, it is the sound of productivity -- the hours in a working day. The amount of perspiration required to deliver success. I say it is one short the number of tribes in Zambia. 7+1 is simply not enough that is why...

Team Barbados is led by Mr Matthew Douglas, an Electronics and Electrical Technology Teacher with 20 years professional experience at the secondary level. Passionate and dedicated to the teaching profession, Mr Douglas constantly encourages his students to soar beyond the boundaries. He has mentored countless...

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...

To our team we welcome any students from any schools, but the most students come to us from Physics and Mathematics Lyceum №30 (Saint-Petersburg). We meet in the robotic engineering center based on this school. Members of our team change every year. To be chosen to...

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...

SUDAN is one of the most diverse countries in the world, as well as the team that represent it in FIRST GLOBAL. The members of TEAM SUDAN believe that Technology and Science will play the biggest role in solving the real issues that faces their country,...

Kemuel Roberts Kemuel Roberts is currently studying Biology, Maths, and Physics at the Dominica State College (DSC). He enjoys sports, his favorite being football and his favorite team being Manchester United F.C. An interesting fact is that he played for his community football youth academy and...

South Sudan Robotics Team was founded in Feb 2017 by its mentor Kuc Mayur with the support of Samuel Garang Akau of the University of Juba, School of Public Service and Youth empowerment Network South Sudan. Kuc is being assisted in robotics work by an...

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...

Elita Hajrizi Hello, I am Elita Hajrizi. I am a team member and the spokesperson of First Global Team Kosovo. I am 16 years old and a student in "Xhevdet Doda" High School. I have always been really interested in STEM areas,which is why I chose to...

We are Team Asia of Oman. Our team consists of a mentor and four students from grades 10 and 11 from different schools across the Oman. The team members were selected through mechanical engineering tests, some software and interviews. The team members always get high...

Tomas, Jakub and Ondra are students of DELTA, school of informatics and economy in Pardubice. There is a robotic course led by Mgr. Pavel Kycl is a teacher from Gymnazium Dašická. When Tomas and Jakub visited this course for the first time, they knew nothing....

FIRST global team Botswana is made up of 5 students and 2 Mentors. The Mentors are Mrs Gaone Karabo who works as a Senior Teacher of Computer Studies in Kagiso Senior Secondary School in Ramotswa, which is a small village just outside the capital city Gaborone.Mr....

My name is Itumeleng Maboiketlo Khalala and I am science secondary  school teacher and I work at Pulane High school. I graduated in 2009 at Lesotho college of education and am furthering my studies with the university of South Africa in Pretoria part time. I am...

We are team Solomon Islands and proud to represent out school Woodford International School and the Island Nation in South Pacific Ocean. We are a very young team that assembled about 8 weeks ago. We come with basic exposure to Robotics that came by because...

My name is Moumouni Mounkaila Souley, and I am the mentor of Team Niger.  I have a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Nigeria (LAUTECH). I work at the Ministry of Agriculture’s Department of Statistics, and I teach courses such as...

The Gabon team has just been created at the Jean Fidèle OTANDO technical high school in Port-Gentil after the announcement of the major global challenge (First Global) on 10 April 2017 by the senior administrative officials of the technical and vocational education of our country. It...

We are Istak Lyceum - International School Robotics Team from Baku, Azerbaijan. It will be great robotics experience for us to participate in First Global and also we look forward to make a new friendship network  in this amazing tournament. Our team participated in different robotics...

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...

Team Suriname is very excited and delighted to be part of the FIRST Global Challenge (H2O Flow) Games 2017. For each team member, this will be the first time participating in a robotics competition outside of what is known to be the greenest country on...

TEAM GUYANA  The Co-operative Republic of Guyana, also more commonly known as “Guyana”, is a small country located on Northern South America. Despite its location on South America, the country has strong Caribbean roots, and therefore has a rich Caribbean culture. It is also the only...

Situated near the Black sea and Caucasus mountains Georgia is a place where one can ski and take dive into worm sea waters in matter of hours. In different regions of Georgia you will find diverse delicious food, quality wine and different temperaments, but one...

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...

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...

Translated from Hungarian. https://youtu.be/hns3HmQAUPE We 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...

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...

We are the robotics team known as Mish-Mash 12016. We operate as part of the Jusidman Science Center for Youth, in the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Our team is represented by two girls and five boys, from separate schools and different ages that...

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...

Greetings from Team Brunei Darussalam.  We are a 7 member team, consisting of 6 girls and 1 boy from private and government schools and higher education institute. We are very excited to be a part of this unique global initiative to promote STEM education.  Thus far,...

We are Team Guatemala, we have seven official team members, but below are all of those who have contributed to our team: Andrea Mariel Taqué De León is 16 years old and will turn 17 in July 17th. She is the older sibling, she has a...

What is FIRST for us, who are we, what we want to achieve and how do we do it? There are six of us, young and extremely ambitious students from various secondary schools in Kraśnik district, Poland supported by one Polish born student from the USA. We came...

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...

Construire un Programme d'Éducation plus Cohérente Grâce à la Science et à la Technologie Près de 40 nations Européennes Participeront aux Premiers Jeux Olympiques Internationaux de Robotique pour les Étudiants du Secondaire   Pour Diffusion Immédiate 10 Mai 2017 Alexandria, VA. - FIRST Global (www.first.global) accueillera les premiers jeux...

Mbarete Guarani (Powerful Guarani Team) Coming from the Traditional Guarani nation, Team Paraguay is composed of 7 members, which they are 5 talented Students (Maximiliano Alejandro Vuyk Gonzalez, Sebastian Santacruz Viñales, Alejandro José Molinas Vega,Eliana Montserrat Gonzalez Lopez, José Zeizig)  and 2 Profesional Mentors (José Cayetano...

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...

We are team Saint Lucia comprising of students Reshul Narhari, Keeghan Patrick and Shergaun Roserie from the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC), guided by our coach, Mr. Loewenvell Polius. Reshul (17), who won the National Award...

We are Team Trinidad and Tobago. Our team has two mentors, Shastri Ram and Daniel Ramsook. The competitors in our team are Fahad Hosein, Josef Gonsalez and Avidesh Marajh. Team Trinidad and Tobago is being represented by the students of Presentation College, Chaguanas, the premier...

Team Bahamas is comprised of high school students from Saint Augustine’s College in Nassau, The Bahamas. These students are members of the school’s Computer Science club, Google CS First facilitated by the team’s mentor, Dauran McNeil. The Bahamas is an archipelago comprising of 700 islands and cays...

We are team South America and we are proud to represent so many cultures, countries and people. Being from Perú helps us to understand how enriched we are by the diversity we have and gives us a unique way to see the world. The team combines the...

Our team was brought together by their love of coding and robotics. All our team members are active member of the school’s coding and robotics clubs. As a team, the students have not participated in any robotics competitions before. As a school, we have sent teams to participate in the following...

The Maltese team will be represented by Clive Tonna, Andrea Abela and Patrick Brejza mentored by Conrad Vassallo from the ICT Institute of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, MCAST.  The team consists of top ICT students, all of whom are eager to apply the knowledge learned from MCAST...

The team Slovenia is an example of cooperation between Zavod 404 and the Upper Secondary School Vegova Ljubljana. The mentors are Rok Capuder (Physics), Aleš Volčini (Informatics) and Vida Vidmar (English). The team members are: Mark Breznik, Gašper Hribar, David Kraševec, Luka Maček, Jernej Macarol...

Fortaleciendo la Educación STEM en América del Norte a través de la Robótica Cerca de 20 Naciones en Norteamérica, Centroamérica y el Caribe Participarán en las Primeras Olimpiadas Internacionales de Robótica para Estudiantes de Secundaria Para Difusión Inmediata 4 de mayo del 2017 Alexandria, VA. - FIRST Global (www.first.global)...

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...

Advancing South America’s Education Agenda through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics High School Students from Every South American Nation to Participate in World’s First, International Robot Olympics For Immediate Release 26 April 2017 Alexandria, VA. - FIRST Global (www.first.global) is hosting the world’s first international robot Olympics for high...

Avanzando la Agenda de Educación de América del Sur a través de la Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas Estudiantes de Secundaria de todas las Naciones Sudamericanas participarán en las Primeras Olimpiadas de Robótica del Mundo Para difusión inmediata 26 de abril 2017 Alexandria, VA. - FIRST Global (www.first.global) será el anfitrión...

Team Canada is represented by 7 students and 1 mentor from FIRST Robotics Competition Team Evolution 2626. We hail from the simple city of Sherbrooke in Francophone, Canada. We have a burning passion for problem-solving and bridge-building and are impatiently awaiting these first FIRST Global...

We are so excited to become a part of your big family. Our team is very young yet, because in Moldova robotics is not so developed. Three years ago, thanks to United States Agency for International Development, the LEGO Mindstorms classes started in schools of...

Hi Everyone, Greetings from Ireland. To introduce ourselves: We are four students from Confey College, Leixlip in county Kildare. Confey is a mixed secondary school catering for 756 students studying 30 different subject areas. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects are very popular with all students...

This is the first time that our team participates in a robotics competition , we actually met each other thanks to this competition. We trust each other with our different capabilities, when someone has an idea, we deliberate about it and we don’t reject them. It’s not...

Vanuatu lacks information communication technology training to empower girls ages 11-15 to use technology to become leaders in the ICT field. In November 2014, a committee comprised of public and private partnerships was formed to create the first annual five day SMART Sistas ICT Camp for...

A la Découverte du Potentiel Inexploité de l’Afrique par la Science, la Technologie, l’Ingénierie et les Mathématiques Pour Diffusion Immédiate 24 avril, 2017 Alexandria, VA. - FIRST Global (www.first.global) lancera les premiers jeux Olympiques internationaux de Robotique pour les étudiants de niveau secondaire ce juillet à Washington, D.C.,...

40-Plus African Nations to Attend 1st International Robot Olympics for High School Students in Washington, D.C. For Immediate Release 24 April 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...

We are Mathis (13), Antoine (16) and Quentin (17), the three students of the team. We are good friends, united by our interest in technologies. We began separately by learning to code (scratch, python, arduino, etc...

We are a team of 7 creative students, gathered by one common hobby - robotics. And we are honored to represent Belarus at the FIRST Global Challenge 2017 in Washington. All members of our team are enthusiastic and active persons, who are very excited to take part in such an incredible and...

We are the team from Venezuela from one of the most wonderful of countries.  We are known known for some of the most attractive of climates with people who are gracious with everyone. When we talk about opportunities and being strong, we are talking about both Venezuelans here at home and...

Team Albania is comprised of several students from many schools in the capital city, and surrounding cities Elbasan, Shijak and Durres. It’s members are Julian Grori (Student) from Technical Electrical School “Gjergj Canco”, Marko Berberi (Student) from “Sami Frasheri” High School, Donaldo Biba (Student) from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

PATRICIO VICTOR ESTERA, electrical engineer, lecturer of automatic control modules at the INSTITUTO INDUSTRIAL DE MAPUTO, 48 years old, passionate about the areas of instrumentation and automation, so he was chosen to become a mentor of the Mozambican team that will participate in the first...