Translated from Spanish. Omar García Falla, 19 years old, Natalia Charry Vargas, 16, and Bryant Hernández Perdomo, 15, are the three SENA Huila apprentices who will represent Colombia at the FIRST Global Challenge robotics olympiad. "The efforts are rewarded and this invitation, which includes a scholarship for...

SALT LAKE CITY — A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition. The teenagers have worked all summer on the project, scheduling meetings between long drives to...

Saint Lucia will be participating in the annual FIRST Global Challenge – Robot Olympics under the theme “Energy Impact”. During the competition or challenge, shifting alliances of three nations will compete to fuel power plants, initiate renewable energy plants and build a resilient transmission network using...

From Aug. 15-18, 2018 some high students from around the globe representing more than 100 countries will be competing against their peers at the First Global Challenge. The theme of the Robotics Olympics is “Energy” and the Olympics will have these students engaged in various...

SALT LAKE CITY — A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition. The teenagers have worked all summer on the project, scheduling meetings between long drives to...

SALT LAKE CITY - A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition. The teenagers have worked all summer on the project, scheduling meetings between long drives to jobs...

Time is winding down for Team Belize who is participating in what is called the “Olympics” of Robotics competition taking place between August 16 and 18 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City. The group comprises students from Ocean Academy in Caye Caulker and Belize High School in Belize...

The kraken is a mythical monster capable of devouring whales and whole ships. The Kraken built by a team of Cayman Islands science students is somewhat less dangerous. Slightly smaller than a folding chair, the robotic vehicle, designed to pick up and transport small cardboard cubes,...

Three among 11 Nigerian secondary school students have qualified to participate in this year’s World Adolescent Robotics competition, which holds this month in China. The China Association of Science and Technology has reached out to the three students who will be representing Nigeria at the competition. The...

The Department of Women's Affairs (DWA) has sponsored the SMART Sistas Program with an amount of Vt50,000. The Director of DWA, Mrs Dorosday Kenneth Dhressen acknowledged the SMART Sistas for giving the department the opportunity to be able to give towards the SMART Sistas program. "As partners...

Belize for the first time will be participating in a global robotics competition that takes place betweenAugust 15 and 18 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City. The focus of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) event this year is “Energy Impact” and is considered the “Olympics”...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We like to call ourselves team CBC and we are all from the city of Hsinzhu near Taipei. We met at the Minghsin University of Science and Technology to build and practice on our robot. Ever since then we were able to get involved...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We started pretty late due to custom difficulties but our team has persevered. Team Maldives' plan isn’t just to make a robot, it is to make a champion robot. Thus we as a team are giving everything we can to make this project a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are team Papua New Guinea and we are glad to be participating in FIRST Global Challenge and to be ambassadors of our beautiful country. We are a team of five enthusiastic science students.  Papua New Guinea lies north of Australia and sharing our...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Kameron Young I’m 16 years old and I’m very happy to be a member of Team Bermuda for the FIRST Global robotics competition in Mexico City. I’m very excited about this competition mostly because robotics is really the future of the world. For me, I...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Jade Francois I am a graduate of the St. Martin’s Secondary School. I am presently 17 years of age. I found myself interested in Technology and Robotics ever since I entered high school where I joined the Tech Club. I was immediately intrigued about anything...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are Team Republic of the Congo from Brazzaville and we are glad to be participating in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge for the first time, and happy to represent our nation at that international Competition. We are a team of four talented members coming...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Alcina My name is Alcina Maurício Filipe I am 16 years old, I am captain of the Mozambican robotics team. In my free time I like watching TV, playing football and I also like going to church. Being here on the robotics team is a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are a group of young Syrian refugees in Lebanon and did not lose hope and ambition despite the difficult circumstances we faced after fleeing to Lebanon. Some of us have succeeded in continuing their education in Lebanese schools, while others are still trying to get formal...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hi, everyone! We are Team Andorra and we are really excited to meet you all. We met each other as we all participated in the Lego League. We were contacted by our National Youth Council to put together a team to take part in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Martynas Keršys (programmer and builder) Hello, my name is Martynas and I’m currently 15 years old. I am a fourth year member of the robotics club "Robotics School".  Since I was 10 I’ve always been interested in computer science and robotics. Robotics and programming interest...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Assalamu Alaikum! We are the team Uzbekistan and it is our first participation in the FIRST Global Challenge. It is a great honor for us to represent the youth potential of Uzbekistan in the contest. Our group is comprised of 5 members, coming from different...

  Jóvenes de todos los países latinoamericanos se unirán al mundo para participar en las únicas Olimpiadas internacionales de robots para estudiantes de secundaria Para publicación inmediata 25 de julio de 2018 Alexandria, VA. – Este mes de agosto, en la Ciudad de México, FIRST Global (www.first.global) organiza la...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] B.Khanbileg My name is Khanbileg (builder and programmer) I am 17 years old and I have been interested in the robotics since I was 14 years old. At school I love mathematics and I have a strong intention to become a competent engineer. In our...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] With 80% of the land covered by forest, Gabon, which is part of the Congo Basin, is the second lung of the planet known for its flora and fauna. This crossroads of peoples, mixing modernism and tradition, needs to be discovered: large tropical forest, dense...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Valentina Cannariato, programmer Valentina is a third year student at Lorenzo Respighi High School in Piacenza. She would like in the future to be a doctor. In her spare time she likes to program things. She likes robotics because in the future it will help...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 1- Georges Ne’kye Omar (Driver) 11th grade student at Charlotte Amalie High school St Thomas. I’m planning to become an electrical engineer after graduation, thus a competition like the FIRST Global Challenge is in my domain of interest. Building and programming robot is really interesting as...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Captain/Programmer/Builder: Junior Knight is very interested in the field of electronics and is pursuing a career in Electronic Engineering. Programmer/Builder: Tyrese Boyce, is also one of the engineers of this team. He is also pursuing a career in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology. Programmer/Builder: Jasmine...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Netherlands is composed of the youngest students of FIRST Robotics Competition team 5412, Impossible Robotics. This FRC team is the second native FRC team in the Netherlands. Impossible Robotics started as an FLL team in the Food Factor season back in 2011 and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Servus! We are Doris (16), Benjamin (17), Christoph (16), Laurenz (13) and Stefan (17). We are happy to represent TEAM AUSTRIA in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge. We are a group of school students sharing the passion for STEM and living in the beautiful...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are here to fulfill our passion for STEM, to prove we can change the world 🌏 using our robotics skills 🤖🎮. Jana Alzayer is 15 years old, a python coding programmer, has great communication skills, and loves experiencing new challenges. Talal Alotaibi is 13 years...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Zirdi Zirdi Syukur is a senior student living in Paris. He is one of the members of Team France. He’s been interested in robotics for a quite while, having played with LEGO mindstorms when he was little. He was also introduced to programming at a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] I’m Jonathan and I’m interested in robotics because I’m passionate about science fiction movies and wants to make robots like what I’ve seen. I’m happy to participate in this Challenge because I’ll be able to meet other people, exchange knowledge, and improve my experience...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Christina Brown Two of my ambitions is network technology and math. I find network technology really interesting with the all the coding, the different programing systems and how to operate them. And I like math because of the thinking progress you have to go through...

THREE form six students of Presentation College Chaguanas will be representing TT at the First Global Challenge in Mexico City, Mexico from August 16-18. The team-based international robotics competition will see the three students, Avidesh Marajh, Raydon Baboolal and Josef Gonzalez, flying TT’s national colours amongst...

(Go to site for video) A small group of students at Presentation College Chaguanas will once again represent this country in a global robotics competition. Last year the group placed 16th out of 163 countries worldwide, in first Global's first Annual Robotics Olympics in Washington. Reporter Cindy Raghubar-Teekersingh...

https://youtu.be/io5vUD7R9mc Three Form Six students of Presentation College-Chaguanas will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City, Mexico from August 16th to18th. The team-based international robotics competition will see the three local students, Avidesh Marajh, Raydon Baboolal and Josef Gonzalez, flying the national...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Pakistan for FGC 2018 consists of 3 students: Ozair Ahmad Qureshi, Hamza Saeed Malik & Shaarif Ali, and their manager Mr Amir Rauf and their trainer Mr Zain ul Hassan, all from a renowned boarding institute of the country named Cadet College Hasan...

A team of students from Cayman will travel to Mexico City next month to take part in what is billed as the “robotic Olympics.” This is the first time a Cayman team will attend the annual FIRST Global Challenge. The team includes Cayman Prep and High School...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team consists of students from different schools in Basrah city. They met in the science camp (the Iraqi maker) and developed a connection between each other, and this is the place where they work to represent their country internationally and make relationships with...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Iokwe! We are team Marshall Islands we are very excited to be part of the FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City.  The team consists of three high school students who are willing to learn and experience robotics because this is new for them. The Marshall...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello, we are Team Eritrea based in Calgary and share a common vision of unity and community development. We are grateful to be part of this year’s robotics games competition organized by FIRST Global. Our passion for technology, innovation and science brought us together....

Translated from Spanish. We present to you the promising young people who will represent the country in the FIRST Global Challenge 2018. FIRST Global is an international organization that is focused on promoting science, technology and collaboration to improve the environment.  For this reason, the FIRST Global Challenge is held annually, a robotics competition in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Muhammad Al Aziz Bin Muhamat Di-ki, Programmer and Driver I am student of Politeknik Brunei, School of Science and Engineering in Brunei Darussalam taking a High National Diploma in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. My interest in robotics developed when I saw the Lego Technic when...

CITY OF MEXICO (Notimex) - From August 15 to 18, the First Global Challenge 2018 will be held in Mexico City, an event that will bring together young people from more than 160 countries to "solve energy efficiency problems with robots created by them," Grupo Salinas...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The best way to predict your future is to create it, and the best way to create it is to start with something big, something like the FIRST Global Challenge. Our team met due to our shared love for technology and pizza, but our futures hold...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the Robotics team of the Senegalese American Bilingual School in Dakar, Senegal, and winners of the 2017 Pan African Robotics Competion. As winners of that competition, we are proud to represent Senegal at this FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico this year.  We are...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Benjamin Coleman is a grade 12 learner from Saint Stephen Episcopal High School in the South Eastern Region of Liberia. Benjamin is the official spokesperson of Team Liberia in this year's Robotic competition, and he aspires to see the growth of his country in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] One of the new teams joining FIRST Global for the first time this year. Six students from five different nationalities have been selected to represent the beloved country; Qatar. We are hard workers, fast learners, and passionate to compete to gain experience and make...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hi! Team Mali would like to take this opportunity to express its excitement for the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge in MEXICO CITY. We are honored to be part of the 2018 cohort of young talented people and passionate about the robotics world. We hope through...

The young Mexicans Angel Berdeja, Jorge Garcia, Herman Sanchez, Santiago García and Frida Sosa were reported ready to participate in the Energy Impact competition at the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 Robotics World Championship, which will be held in CdMx. Around 1,300 young people between 14 and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Comoros, also known as IMARA (I’M A Rad African), consists of 5 teenagers who come from different regions and islands of the Comoros. They all go to different schools (private and public) but have two things in common: A passion for leadership, and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with a particularly youthful age demographic: in a country of 160 million people almost 16 million are aged between 14 and 18 (the age criteria for participating in FIRST Global Challenge). Five of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello FIRST Global !!! - Team DadliBots here and we bid you warm "Wadadli (native name)" greetings from the friendly people of our beautiful twin-island home of Antigua (An-tee-ga) & Barbuda (Bar-bue-da), which lies in the heart of the Caribbean. We invite you to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Rosanny Miguelina Sánchez Santos  Born in Hermanas Mirabal, Dominican Republic, currently she is in fifth grade of secondary school, at the Miguel Canela Lazaro Scientific School. She is a science and robotics fan, one of the last Projects developed was "Simulation of the blood path...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] It’s for the second time Team Rwanda is attending the FIRST Global Challenge, we are honored to be both supported by the Government of Rwanda and the FIRST Global Challenge team as well. As the government of Rwanda in its missions and objectives in IDPRS...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Left to right: Mohamed, Sara, Elaf. Sara’s favorite subjects are mathematics, chemistry, and she has a passion for robotics and love to further her studies more. She wants to create a robotics club and gain more skills so she can inspire other children in Sudan...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello people! We are three students from the Guinea-Bissau team and we are proud to represent our country at FGC 2018. The invitation sent to our team is a great opportunity that our country never had in its history and besides we are proud of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Ecuador is composed of 10 members among students, mentors and volunteers. Our students are from different schools of the metropolitan capital, Quito. It's our first time attending the FIRST Global Challenge, thanks to a kind invitation from Worldskills Ecuador. This will enhance our...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] It’s really amazing what being part of FIRST Global has done for us. Some of us didn’t see ourselves as building a robot or participating in STEM subjects, but after getting involved with the robotics team, we really liked it. It’s really nice to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Cabo 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 Portuguese discoverers, having become independent forty-two years ago. A country with few natural...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Cayman Islands was formed very quickly and includes three students from 3 separate high schools working together for the first time. Adrian Phillips-Hernaez is 14 years old and interests include: swimming, playing videogames, learning things and designing and building things. He likes robotics because...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We share a strong interest in STEM and have a great desire for hands-on experience. We love to try new things and take on challenges. Through participation with the FIRST Global Challenge, we got an opportunity to learn and acquire important skills while working as...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are walking through the footsteps of antiquity of our nation, adjoining the history of our ancestors. We were born and brought up together in our nation, realizing every dream and shaping our reality. We are proudly being the voice, promising future and the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Ireland is comprised of 10 students, aged 15 to 18. We can't wait to compete in FIRST Global 2018 and are eager to meet our peers from the other competing countries. All of our team are passionate about STEM and robotics and all...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Miguel Ángel Oviedo Henríquez (Student) I turned 18 years old I am interested in robotics because of the help it offers to humanity as well as being one of the broadest topics in what is science. My hope for the future is to be a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are a group of 5 people and participate for the first time in the FIRST Global Challenge. However, we have built robots for many years and competed in other robotics challenges on a national and international level. So, who are we? Our team...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The four members of The Bahamas 242 Robotics are an all-girl team from Nassau, Bahamas. They are all former T. G. Glover PDR School students. They range from grades 8 – 10 and now attend various high schools throughout the capital city. They are all...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Anna-Kaye, Programmer I am a 2nd Year student at Vieux-Fort Comprehensive Secondary School, A-Level Department. My area of study is Natural Sciences, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Pure Mathematics.  In the near future, I would like to work in the field of engineering. The field of robotics...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Greece is a company of friends from different parts of Greece. The team members are boys and girls living in Athens, Thessaloniki, Xanthi, Karditsa, Lagonisi, aged from 14 to 17 years old. Distance and age difference is not an obstacle because our love...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the first robotic team with The Digital Citizen Fund (DCF) based in Herat, Afghanistan. DCF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to empower youth and young women in developing countries to gain access to technology and obtain the necessary skills to succeed...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Vietnam consists of 4 students in FPT High school in Hanoi. We have always been intrigued by the mechanical anatomy of everything around us. For us, the FIRST Global Challenge has bridged the gap between nations. If there is one way that mankind as...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Some of the following students are the main group, but we also have attendants that are just familiarizing with the robotics. Rwagasore Siboyintore Malvin Bright (DRIVER). I am a 5th year student from Lycee Jean Mermoz. I would like to become a robot scientist one day...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Nicolas Kokinos: I’m in high school at Mons, Belgium. I mostly code for the team but I occasionally help in the mechanical department. I’m uncertain about my future studies, but I’m hesitating between political sciences and coding. I like reading, listening to rock and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Najeh is our team programmer. He’s excited to be part of this competition because it will allow him to improve his skills and knowledge. Abdurahman and Omar are the team designers. Karim is the clown of the team and enjoys entertaining us as we...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello everyone! We are team Montenegro and we are so glad that we will be representing our country in FGC! Montenegro is a small country with only 600,000 population, but well-known for its wild beauty! Also Montenegrins are kind, warm-hearted, friendly people and very welcoming....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team consists of six students, from Baku the capital city of Azerbaijan, who have participated in numerous national and international robotics olympiads in several countries such as China, Romania, Kazakhstan, and the U.S.A. Ulvi Musayev-Captain Ulvi is a 16-year-old guy who has a great interest...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] After undertaking an intensive training in virtual robotics and programming at the Algiers STEAM Center, ten students are finally selected to participate in the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 and represent Algeria in the long-waited competitions in Mexico City. “Our love for technology, engineering and science...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Joseph Rood Judeley, having grown up with this competitive spirit has always struggled to be among the best in his schooling or any other field. From an early age he developed an interest in science, which led him to discover the computer especially the...

Translated from French. Robotics is a sector of the future, according to FIRST Global and YUVA Mauritius. Three Mauritian teenagers have been selected to compete in an international robotics competition in Mexico City, Mexico next August. Three Mauritian teenagers keen on robotics will fly to Mexico City,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello World! No one can object to the fact that the future is in the hands of the younger generation, jointly solving the most important engineering problems of mankind. And we, the envoys of Russia, are grateful for the opportunity to take part in this...

Translated from Dutch. Suriname will again participate in the FIRST Global Challenge this year, which will be held from 15 to 18 August 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. The goal of this competition, which is organized every year in another country, is to get more young...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Kai-phoenix Freeborn | Programmer/Technician/Designer I am a Year Thirteen student at Buller High School. I am a well rounded person and enjoy sports, arts and academics. Traveling the world is a dream come true for me, especially since it provides an opportunity to enjoy other...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Turkey has a mission of spreading renewable energy use in order to build a sustainable future. Consisting of 1 girl and 3 boys, this team highly encourages the youth to use clean energy which contributes to the maintenance and availability of natural resources. Our...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Mauritius consists of 3 Science students between 14 and 17 years of age.  Namely Anushree 14, Brendon Shane 15, and Anaelle 17.  They are very excited to embark on this new journey, and they are also very happy to represent their island on an...

Translated from Spanish. The team called Interconectados won the first place of the First National Robotics Tournament held last Sunday in Sucre, with the participation of 13 other teams from different parts of the country. The new champions are Brayan Durán Toconas (native of Tupiza-Potosí), Eduardo Vargas...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are an island in central Africa, a country with diverse tribes and nationalities. The country as a Spanish colony and speaks Spanish. The country is blessed with so many natural resources like gold, diamonds, natural gas and petroleum. We are an emerging country...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] “Likkle But Talawa”, is a phrase used in Jamaica to describe something that is small but has the potential to make a huge difference. The FIRST Global Challenge is a competition that denotes the definition of this phrase, allowing young persons all across the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] “Every person in a team is a vector. The progress of the team is determined by the sum of all the vectors”- Elon Musk. Team Nigeria has not failed to recognize the essence of this quote. As such, our team is comprised of innovative, resourceful, proactive,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Naatsisaan Robotics (left to right): Heather Anderson, Ruby Anderson, Breana Bitsinnie, Jason Slender, Chaydin Atene, and Evan Smallcanyon Our team is called Naatsisaan Robotics, for the Navajo name of our mountain. Our team's challenges include remote location of meeting place (school), limited internet access...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are a unique team of one girl and two boys connected by the passion that drives us; which is our passion for STEM.  The Chad team has an impressive capacity for problem solving and creative innovation. The word that best describes us is DYNAMIC....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Roberto My name is Roberto On, I am 18 years old and have participated in the World Robot Olympiad 2015 in Qatar. Also in the FIRST Lego League in Houston 2017 and won an award for innovation in Costa Rica 2017. My hobby is to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Belize is a partnership between two high schools: Caye Caulker Ocean Academy and Belize High School. Kent is the captain of his school's Robotics Club, and has already successfully created a robot that moves objects. Jaheem is a talented artist and recently performed...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello everyone. We are Team Japan. The four of us are members of the robot afterschool“Crefus” in Shibuya, Tokyo  and have been studying robot assembly and programming together since elementary school. Although we go to different schools, we have good teamwork. Our team named “KARAKURI” participated...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Eyram Esi Nud-Duwor, Driver. Eyram is a 16 year old student of Wesley Girl’s High School. She loves to solve anything involving calculations which contributes to her love for robotics. She finds robotics interesting as it combines Mathematics and Science together and using them to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Danai Ellaine Hakata I am Danai Ellaine Hakata aged 17 from Harare, Zimbabwe. I feel greatly honoured to be part of the Robotics team. Robotics is the way forward and it offers immense opportunities such as increasing productivity, providing safety and better performance in handling...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Oman is comprised of four students from different schools. 2 members are 16 years old and the others are 15. Malaak Al-kindi With her passion for technology, she had always wanted to know more about robotics. Malaak finally got her chance 5 years ago when...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are Andrei, Cristian, Andrei, Darius, Răzvan and Radu and together with our mentors, Mircea and Cristian, we are both honored and excited to represent Romania at this year FGC in Mexico City! We are a team of teenagers from the heart of the famous...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team consists of five high-school students, aged 16-17, of which most have been involved with robotics since the fourth grade. Being robotics enthusiasts from a very small age, each one of us has developed his/her own STEM related passions, the most notable of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Left to Right: Nofo Fonua ‘I-Muli Hakaumotu (Mentor), Mo’ale Falefo’ou, Ruby Tu’ihalangigie, Siosi’ana Heitonga, Finau Taumoepeau, Toakase Tulua, Sione Tongotea, Pateli Vailea (Assistant Mentor / TEAM Manager) Team Tonga – Solidarity and Unity For ALL. Team Tonga is representing The Kingdom of Tonga, the only Polynesian...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] From left to right: Patience, Tamanda, Dominic and Gerald Tamanda Champiti, Team Captain  I am a student at The University of Malawi, Polytechnic, doing engineering in my first year. I do not know much about robotics but I think it is fairly interesting to learn...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Norway consist of students from Ole Vig High School in Stjørdal, Norway. Stjørdal is a small town in the middle of Norway. The team is a part of the FRC team Hell Robotics #7239, which attended the FRC regional in Istanbul earlier this year....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Guyana 2018 is made up of Ryan Benschop, Sahief Poese, Arrianna Mahase, Michael Sampson, Jahi Omari Ghansam and Farnaz Baksh. A past student of Saints Stanislaus College, Arrianna, joined the team in April of 2017. Being a Computer Science student at the University of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Inspired by the remarkable technological and scientific progress of the tiny city state of 5.3 million that they call home, Team Singapore is humbled by the opportunity provided by the FIRST Global Challenge, and determined to show the world that with the right environment,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Slovenia is comprised of eight high-school students from our capital city Ljubljana in addition to two mentors. Half of our team has already attended last years competition in Washington DC, where we placed 79th. All of us are in one way or another...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Guam consists of members Avinash Dhanraj, Adrian Tambora, Danny Morta, Bazyll Garcia, and Carissa Lazaga. All are students under the Guam Department of Education and aspire to be role models in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related fields. Though they may be...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team ESwatini is a group of energetic, enthusiastic and hard-working young people working towards achieving their dreams in the STEM field regardless of the rural areas they come from. They are working to prove that your background doesn't define who you are, but the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are team Mauritania and we are glad to be participating in FIRST Global and representing our country for the first time. We come from different backgrounds and speak different languages, but our energy and passion for STEM is what bring us together. We...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The Maltese FIRST Global Team comprises of three students: Darren, Monique and Aaron. They are for the most part pursuing a Level 4 Advanced Diploma at MCAST in IT. Darren and Monique are studying Software Development while Aaron is reading Computer Systems and Networks....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are Team Laos. This our second time joining in FIRST Global. All of us are proud and excited to be a part of such an excellent event for youth all around the world which encourages young people in STEM. Laos is a developing...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] IBRAHIMA SORY BANGOURA - Team Captain  IBRAHIMA is 17 years old and student in 3rd year of High School at HADJA HABIBATA TOUKARA of Guinea. He likes Mathematics and physics. He would like to continue his studies in Robotics to become an engineer. He likes playing...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Annika Õunapuu Right now I’m studying at Tamsalu Gymnasium, but from autumn I’m going to study at Tallinn Secondary School of Science. I really like robotics because of new challenges, robots I can build and new people I can meet. I’m actually pretty new in...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The true wealth is not how much your work will earn you money, but who it will make you. There are four of us, young and extremely ambitious students and two mentors from various secondary schools in Kraśnik district, Poland supported by one Polish born...

Five young ladies have been selected to represent Seychelles in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge which will take place in Mexico City from August 15-18. Sanjeetha Pillay from Independent School, Amy Joubert of Belonie secondary school, Steffie-Anne Monthy of International school, Trishia Labiche of Praslin Vijay...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Spain is a 4 students team, members of the robotics group RoboCaspers from Barcelona. As we always say, with passion and effort we went far beyond where we could imagine when we started. We were excited when participating at the first edition of FIRST...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are the team from Yemen and we are pleased to participate this year in this global scientific forum, which is hosted in the country of Mexico to show the world the capabilities and skills of our students, share knowledge and information with...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Limón is the number seven Province of Costa Rica, located in the Caribbean and responsible for more than 86% of the import and export of the country, however it is the most lagging economic, social and infrastructure. The city is separated from the sea...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Javid Mitchell, Team Captain, Driver Who am I? I am Javid Mitchel a second-year student at the T.A Marryshow Community College with dreams of becoming a Computer Scientist in the near future. I am particularly interested in robotics because I like a good challenge and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Sierra Leone is a country on the west coast of West Africa, a country with great young minds who are leading grassroot change in STEM through a program called Innovation Challenge organized by gmin.org. The team participated last year and took 37th position out...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team is from the Oceania and a small island group of about 300, named the Fiji Islands.  With a small land area (7,100 sq mi) and population of 900K only in Fiji, as a matter of fact, Fiji is leading in the Pacific...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are Team Denmark, and we are very proud to be representing our home country.  Our team consists of four students and one mentor, all coming from an upper secondary technical school in Silkeborg, Denmark.  Rasmus is our team captain. He makes sure that everyone...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Gambia is the winner of the 2017 national robotics competition held in The Gambia. Out of many schools that participated at the national competition, our team outdid the rest with the passion and skills that our young and excellent minds employed during the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Rinzin Tsheten (Team Captain) I am from a small village called Tendruk. In my school days I never had a “best subject” because I believe the books, chalks and the board were not good enough to take the best out of me. Now I work...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Finland consists of students of Olari High School and of Pohjois-Tapiola High School. Both schools are situated in Espoo, the second largest city in Finland after the country’s capital Helsinki. Team members are Jussi (17), Jaakko (17), Niklas (17) and Théo (18). Jussi is our...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Habari!! We are team Tanzania, super excited to be representing our country and participating in the FIRST Global Challenge! Our moto is “UMOJA” a swahili word that means “UNITY” we live by that; we work together, share knowledge, bites and fun! Living as ONE, giving...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] ‘To know Malaysia is to love Malaysia’ - a bubbling and bustling melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in harmony. Our multiculturalism has made Malaysia a gastronomical paradise and peaceful home to hundreds of...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The Team Bolivia - FIRST Global 2018 was chosen from more than 1200 young people in a national robotics competition and is composed of: * Brayan Gerson Duran Toconas: He lives a small town called Tupiza in the department of Potosí. Brayan is the national...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] This is Team China. All team members have participated in FTC for more than 2 years. We just won the Chinese qulification of FGC so we won the chance to go to Mexico City. Our 7 team members play different roles in this team...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Salem (Hello)! We are team Kazakhstan and we are happy to be participating in the FIRST Global Challenge. We are team of five ambitious students who dream of great deeds.  We are a country with a very large history, beautiful nature and we have the whole table...

Fatemah Qaderyan is a guest of the Oslo Freedom Forum, and I meet her in the lobby of the Grand Hotel, in the heart of the Norwegian capital. From the kitchen, she orders French fries. Why not? I ask her, “Do you like McDonald’s?” Yes, she...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] This year Team Seychelles is made up of five enthusiastic young girls. They come from a selection of both private and public secondary schools across the country. The all-girls team is made up of the top five performing teams of a robotic building and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Brazil - The Brazilian Trail Blazers Team Brazil is composed of 30 members among students, mentors and volunteers. Our students are from different schools of the metropolitan region of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil. Together, we form the FRC team 1772 - The Brazilian...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] ANTREAS KOURRIS – TEAM CAPTAIN I love to create, explore, experiment and observe! Looking back into my childhood I always remembered myself solving puzzles and building complex structures using Lego bricks. As a true believer of science and technology, I am sure that robotics has the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Murodova Aziza Idirisovna Murodova was born on in the city of Khujand.

 Murodova's mother and father work as entrepreneurs in higher education.



 Aziza began her studies at Gymnasium No. 3 and 2 years after that she went to school. School No. 16 from 2014 studies...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the robotics team known as Black Magic 11901. Our team is comprised of 4 girls and a boy from Lehman high school in Dimona. This year is the second that we have competed in FIRST Tech Challenge Israel. Our motivation sentence is: "If the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Henry Isaac Pineda García Hello! My name is Henry Isaac Pineda García, I'm 17 years old, and I'm the captain and I'm in charge of building. I live and was born in the beautiful country of Guatemala, I started to like electronics and robotics when...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Jesper Holter, Builder Jesper is a 12th grade student at the International School of Prague. He is involved with robotics because he enjoys the challenges involved in creating a robot. As an aspiring mechanical engineer he hopes this will give him relevant experience for what...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are a robotics team from Warnbro, in Western Australia. We started our robotics journey competing in FIRST LEGO League and soon became involved in FIRST Robotics Competition. We have grown in a very short time and are honored to represent Oceania in the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Meet Team Kenya, a group of four young STEM leaders that are already actively engaged in making change in their country. All the members have participated in Global Minimum Inc. (GMin) programs where they have worked on increasing their STEM skills and designed social...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello, we are Team Latvia. We are from Centre for Creative Learning “Annas 2”, which is one of the best places in Latvia for youngsters. There are 4 members and our teacher Egmonts Pavlovskis in our team. We are truly excited about this large...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are Yuliia, Max, Inha and mentor Nadiia from colorful Ukraine! Our team is not big. But we are like-minded people and we all want to change our country. How can we do this? We'll start from ourselves. We'll show that learning can...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Our team is from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), a country located in Central Africa. It is the second-largest country in Africa (largest in Sub-Saharan Africa) by area and 11th largest in the world. With a population of over 78 million, DRC is...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] From left to right: Tasaulym, Bongraoi, Kantoa. Mr Tasaulym Tassie Ruoikabuti, Team Captain Tasaulym Tassie Ruoikabuti is a senior student at King George V and Ellaine Bernacchi School in Kiribati where he is majoring his studies on science field. He is interested in robotics since robots...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We come from Peru, a country that you probably know very little about. Peru is the country where Inca culture was developed, the largest empire in Latin America, builders of stone cities in the Andes, such as Cuzco and Machu-Picchu. To be more specific,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Nika Gegechkori – driver, design, building My name is Nika  Gegechkori, and I am currently 17 years old. When I heard that I could get a chance to participate in FIRST Global I got very happy, because such opportunities are rare in my...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Slovakia 2018 consists of determined, passionate and STEM interested young people. They have been chosen from among many talented students from Slovakia according to their awareness of global problems, ability to solve puzzles and their robot building skills. Team Slovakia members come from...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] SMART Sistas is an initiative that strives to empower girls to bridge the gender gap in the ICT field. In 2017, SMART Sistas took part in the Inaugural FIRST Global Challenge in Washington, DC to represent and fly the Vanuatu flag. The team came...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team UK is a group of 7 students brought together because of our participation in the FIRST Robotics Competition, and our shared interest in engineering. We love connecting and collaborating with teams who share the same passion for robots as us. Through our combined...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the PTRobotics Team representing Portugal. Ricardo Almeida (Team Captain) – I’m interested in robotics because it connects a lot of school subjects with real life application.  Another reason that I want to be involved in Robotics is because this is the future. In...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Sajin Shrestha I have just passed out my High School from Trinity International College, Kathmandu, Nepal. I would like to be the part of Robotic Team working in Artificial intelligence when I grows up. I started my journey in robotic from Learn to learn(L2L) course...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Croatian team consists of one girl (Nika) and two boys (Leon and Matej). They are students of different high schools which specialize in mechanics, electronics, programming and mathematics. All of them are members of Robotics-informatics club Kriz and Croatian robotic association. Mentors of the...

First Lady, Sandra Granger yesterday received a cheque for $636,000 from Minister of Education,  Nicolette Henry on behalf of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana. A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that this sum, which is the first instalment of a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team South Sudan Robotic was established in Feb 2017 by Team Manager Kuc Mayur Kuc and Mentor Richard Ring Kuach, with an enthusiasm to move and urge South Sudan youth to embrace and study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and enable them to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] UNISON, the team name, is a start-up initiative based in the Philippines. We are a social enterprise that launches and manages innovative projects geared towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The CEO and co-founder, Earlrich Nerre R. Ibon, and its creative director, Jouvann S. Oliva,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Natalia, Omar and Bryant make up TEAM COLOMBIA, they met in a training workshop with LEGO blocks where they built a hydraulic turbine and a robot. They developed a connection as they worked together in that workshop discovering that each one has skills that, once...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Dominica is comprised of Mr. Alan Morris Mentor/Team Manager, Rhea Xavier, Kemuel Roberts, Sydney John and Shanea Edwards. Kemuel J. Roberts is a second year Mathematics, Physics, and Biology student.  He intends to pursue further studies in Bioengineering, since it incorporates all of his...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Renney Sufiona | I want to make mistakes and learn from them! My name is Renney Sufiona, from Solomon Islands. I am a risk-taker; always very eager to try out new things and learn from mistakes I make. I am very interested in robotics because it is...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Ricky (left), Silvia (Middle) Richy (Right) Richard Ostwald, Head of Engineering Richy is a Year 9 student at Dili International School in Timor-Leste. He is interested in the new ways robotics can make life easier for humans. Since he was old enough to recognize a computer,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Habiba Mohamed is a middle school student in Notre dame de sion, Alexandria, Egypt. Habiba has started studying robotics in 2011. Habiba thinks robotics is one of the most interesting sciences there is, that's why she is interested in it; she also thinks that...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Each and every member of Team South Korea shares a passion for robotics: the entire process of designing, engineering, and assembling smart robots to achieve challenging tasks and problems excites us to no end. Not surprisingly, our members include presidents of school engineering and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hillary Daniela Chévez Lacayo Hillary is from the community of Ostional (Southern Nicaragua) in San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua. She is 15 years old and in her fourth-year of secondary school at Francisca Hernández Espinoza School in my community. Her favorite class is English. The subject...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] For many years Team 2056 OP Robotics has been traveling to the FRC World Championship where we have worked with and played against various teams from all over the world. When Team 2056 was asked to represent Canada at the FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the QLA Pineapples (Team Australia) from Brisbane! Team Australia is made of two Lutheran schools, Grace Lutheran College and St Peter’s Lutheran College and we have been participating in FRC for 4 years as Team 6063 and FTC for 6 years as Teams 11322,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are Fazekas RoboTeam at Fazekas Mihály Gimnázium Budapest, Hungary. The team has been active since 2003, with students varying through the years, of course. We participated in many national and international competitions, like FLL and WRO and collected lots of awards and appreciation....

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We are the Jordanian team (Jordan Nashama). We are 4 students from 9th grade aged 14 years old: Ghid, Thuraya, Sima, and Joud. Our common aim is to develop ourselves and our robotics skills in terms of design and programming. We decided to compete in...

Five highly talented high school learners have been selected to represent South Africa at the FIRST Global Challenge. The “SpringBots” come from a very diverse background and bring to the team a wealth of academic knowledge, cultural learning and tremendous team spirit. These learners have a passion...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Honduras 2018 comes from small, rural communities in the mountains of Intibucá, Honduras. Our team is formed by students with different goals, ambitions and difficulties we have to overcome. Some of us with different purposes in life and ways of thinking, but all...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 1. MARKO KERSTEN (TEAM CAPTAIN) Marko is a grade 12 student at Delta Secondary School Windhoek. He is interested in robotics as it presents a solution to problems, using physical science and mathematics. He hopes to become a researcher in one of the science fields...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] You must be the change you want in the world. We are part of the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 to innovate, experiment, improve, and give the world the change we want to see in our home.  We are three girls from Colombia: Danna Forero (Driver),...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] With the support of Girls in Tech Chile, Team Chile is composed of 10 members from every Chilean FIRST Robotics Competition team that showed high levels of commitment and passion. All of our members come from three different parts of Chile: Santiago, Valparaíso and...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Adeeb Albaruni (Team Member) I'm 18 years old, I will enter university next year. I really have a passion about Technology and Robots. I am in love with writing, Reading, Swimming, Volunteering, singing and playing oud. I participate in this competition to fulfill my passion...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Lesotho is composed of 6 students from different parts of the country. The students have mutual goals which is to inspire the use of robots in Lesotho. They believe that the use of robots could have a positive impact on their academic work...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] We feel very fortunate to have this opportunity and thank FIRST Global for it. Our true mission is to teach the students many skills such as communication, machinery, programming, safety, marketing, engineering, and social skills that will help them in the future. We must...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Europe represented by Catalonia is a FIRST Global Team formed by five teenagers. We are from Girona, a city of Catalonia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees. Even though this is our first time competing in the FIRST Global Challenge, we have been...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team USA is comprised of eleven high-school students from Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C.  The members of the team are part of FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) team 9794, Wizards.exe. At the 2017-2018 FTC World Championship in Detroit, the team was honored to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team Burundi is composed of students coming from different high schools in Bujumbura and from different tribal backgrounds in Burundi. They have no background in robotics, but their dreams and hopes remain the root of motivation of standing up for this tremendous program of FIRST...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] This team is formed from the beautiful land of Botswana whose climatic conditions are described as semi-arid, it stretches from the Kalahari desert southwest going all the way to the Okavango Delta (The world’s largest inland delta). Where wildlife is still found in its natural habitat...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Aida Ibrahima Abdou: Team Captain  Aida is 16 years old and student in Premiere C (2nd year of High School) at Lycée Mariama of Niamey. She likes Mathematics, Life & Earth Sciences and Philosophy. She already had the chance to participate last year to the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Robotics Team Suriname taking part in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City consists of 3 students, Seth Tjokrodimedjo (18), Joel Naarendorp (17) and Lesley Uiterloo (18). All three team members happen to be pursuing technical vocational education at the Nature Technical Institute...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Lalaniaina Sahondra RAFIDISON, 15. I'm in Première S at the Lycée Saint François Xavier, Antanimena. We are all science-minded in my family. I am passionate about cultures and discoveries. I've had the chance to visit 3 continents so far. I'm the youngest and the only...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The Angolan FIRST Global team is comprised of four students who live in Luanda: Aderito Francisco Quiombo, Jacinto Augusto, Joel Zeca, and Abigail Cacombe. The team was formed in 2017 after our mentor took part in the Global Grand Challenge summit and was inspired to help to...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team LoGibots of Cameroon is made up of five members. They attend the same school, the Tassah Academy, and all belong to STEM clubs. They are all passionate about technology and hope to use their skills to change the narrative for their country. Kuate Kamga...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Aiperi Chegebaeva, Team Captain I am a fourth year student at Bilimkana School in Talas, Kyrgyzstan. I would like to be a robot-creating engineer when I grow up.  I have been interested in robotics from early childhood. My first inspiration came with the cartoon about...

[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 a 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...

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'] We are from different regions of Armenia, but there is one thing that unites us: our drive to survive among the developed world and aim to improve ourselves and our surroundings. Our mountain ranges gave us the unique direction to think and to create,...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Moldova, like any other country in the world, needs innovation. It needs to take advantage of technology in order to succeed. Our FGC team has 5 members, youth from different schools, that are united by a single vision -- to make the world a...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 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...

[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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Change the world. That is something that many of us dream of: doing something that leaves an impact, a mark that, however small, is worthy of being remembered. The challenges we face every day are no secret: from water pollution, cyber-security problems to the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] CEL robotics Makers Coming from Centro Educativos Los Laureles School, Asuncion-Paraguay, Team Paraguay is composed of 7 members; 5 talented Students and 2 professional teachers whose passions are directly building robots to make opportunities around our Paraguay community. Youth Talented students: • Alejandro Molinas: Team Captain whose...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Hello! We are team Iran and we are glad to be participating in FIRST Global and to be the little ambassadors of real Iran and real people. We are a team of five diverse members coming together sharing our passion for STEM. Iran…a country of...

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'] In 2017, all members of Team Sri Lanka were selected from Elizabeth Moir School. Having had an absolutely amazing experience, the school was keen to promote STEM and FIRST Global across the island and the call was answered by St John’s College Jaffna in...

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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The Moroccan team is delighted to participate for the first time in the FIRST Global Challenge. Our team consists of 16-year-old high school students: four girls (Chaima, Imane, Intissar and Nour Elhouda) and 1 boy (Amine), They are full of motivation and enthusiasm and...

  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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Pan Ingyin Pan Ingyin is the 1st year student at the University of Information Technology, Yangon. She would like to become the Artificial Intelligence scientist when she grows up. She has been very interested in robotics in hope to support for convenience of daily human...

The mission of the FIRST Global Challenge is to inspire science and technology leadership and innovation in young people from all nations in order to enhance understanding, instill the importance of cooperation, address the world’s most pressing issues, and improve quality of life for all. This...

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'] We are a Team of highly motivated, young teenagers who hope to make an impact on the world via FIRST Global. 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...

[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 Team Albania. We were established last year and successfully represented Albania in the FIRST Global Challenge. We are a group of hardworking STEM enthusiasts, that range from 14-18 years old and come from a variety of schools across Albania. Meet this year’s team: Julianna...

[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 Highschool is ''Druga gimnazija Mostar'' and our Team is part of the Center for Education, Robotics, Innovation and technology. In our team there are seven members with our mentor and professor Anes Hadžiomerović. What...

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_video...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] 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...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Team R2045 (abbreviation for Rendezvous 2045) is the robotics team of Indonesia represented by Madrasah International TechnoNatura. The team comprises of creative and ambitious students with technical, knowledge, practical approach and management skills. Our team members take part in various technical events of other...

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,...