This is the first time this event is being held outside of the Americas. This Global event brings together talented youth with a passion for STEM to address environmental issues   Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of The...

Several Alberta students are preparing for an opportunity for a lifetime — this October, the IndigeSTEAM team will head to Dubai to compete on behalf of Canada in an international robotics competition. The FIRST Global event swill be a chance for the team to show off...

Washington, DC – A National Team Jamaica Robotics, comprising high school students, coaches and a chaperone, will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates to represent the island at the third edition of the 2019 FIRST Global Challenge. The Jamaican robotics team will once again go head-to-head...

Ever wonder how robots would do in the Olympics? Dubai is getting ready to host the largest Olympic-style robotics competition in the world, and it’s all for an environmental cause. The 2019 FIRST Global challenge kicks off on Thursday October 24 until Sunday October 27 at...

Since 2017, FIRST Global Challenge has been bringing together young bright minds from all over the world to foster a passion for STEM education A Bangladeshi high school team will be participating in the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics event that is held every year...

(Translated from Spanish) Five youth from four schools in Puerto Rico will represent our island at the FIRST Global Challenge Robot Olympics, where they will compete with 200 teams from different countries around the world. The event will take place from October 24 to 27 in Dubai,...

SPRINGDALE -- Community organizations and individuals have pledged thousands of dollars to help send a Tyson School of Innovation robotics team overseas to an international competition next month. Root Negative One will represent the United States at this year's FIRST Global Challenge in Dubai, United Arab...

(Translated from Polish) For four years they have represented our province and country around the world, in October they are flying to Dubai for the next championship. The Spice Gears Team talked about their activities in the Marshal's Office. She presented here as part of the...

A team of young scientists is scheduled to participate in the First Global Challenge 2019 taking place on the 21st- 28 October in Dubai. This year’s challenge is themed “Ocean Opportunities”. The aspiring young scientists from Delta High School in Windhoek are Dennis de Abreu, Giovanni...

Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Annette Ferguson yesterday handed over a cheque of $1M to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana team, which will be representing the country at this year’s ‘First Global Robotic’ competition in Dubai. “This year hopefully, we are looking...

Translated from Spanish. Students from all provinces will participate in the Robotics Cup to reach the Dubai World Cup. From August 29 to 31, the City of Buenos Aires will host the 2019 Robotics Cup, a contest that will define the team that will travel to the FIRST...

(Translated from Polish) Asseco became the main sponsor of the team at the FIRST Global Challenge robotic Olympiad. The event will take place October 24-27, 2019 in Dubai. The Polish team is the Spice Gears team from Kraśnik. This is another Asseco initiative within the Asseco for the Future...

A local robotics team will once again represent South Africa internationally as they gear up for the FIRST Global robotics challenge later this year. The robotics competition will be held in Dubai from 24 to 27 October. The team, made up of high school students from Centurion,...

[vc_video link='https://youtu.be/oEWmGD0mXVk']   A group of five MCAST students are appealing for donations in aim of representing Malta in an IT and robotics competition taking place in Dubai. In order to participate, the youth need to raise €10,000. The students, currently studying Software Development and Robotics at MCAST, told Newsbook.com.mt that...

A group of 10 students who will be representing Seychelles at the 2019 FIRST Global Robotic competition to be held in Dubai from October 24-27 have received a robot kit from the National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation. This was during a short presentation at the Blue...

Translated from Dutch. This year the Young Help Suriname (YHS) foundation is also planning to allow Suriname to participate in the 2019 FIRST Global 'Robotics' Challenge (FGC) for the third time. The foundation has recently been able to successfully register our country to participate in this competition...

Five students will design and build robots to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition with a cause in Dubai. FIRST Global is a non-profit organisation that promotes science and technology education and careers, through Olympics-style robotics competitions. The students will have to design three robots...

Eight (8) students selected from four secondary schools in Suva were part of the first round of the “FIRST Global Challenge” at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campuson 16 August 2019. The schools are Suva Grammar School, YatSen Secondary School, Jai Narayan College and MGM...

The Tyson Manufacturing Automation Center officially opened in downtown Springdale today as company officials introduced the facility to attendees from across Northwest Arkansas. Tyson Foods, which has made a series of investments into downtown Springdale over the past few years, created the new, state-of-the-art facility to...

A bunch of talented Queenstown high school students have been selected to represent New Zealand at the "Olympics" of robotics. Wakatipu High School students Tannin Heeley, 14, Monique Rider, 13, Pearce Summerfield, 14, Josh Nyberg, 14 and Minnie Tam, 14, will compete in the FIRST Global Challenge in Dubai, in October. Rider said the team,...

The Cayman Islands will send 11 students to Dubai to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics event from 24‑27 Oct. The Cayman Islands National Robotics Team, which was formed from the field of competitors at the recent Rover Ruckus competition includes Caylem Hill and Jack McGregor...

Cayman’s 2019 national robotics team is getting ready for the FIRST Global Challenge in Dubai. The students were qualified to be on the national team following their participation in “Rover Ruckus” held in May, as well as, a rigorous selection process. The theme of the FIRST Global Challenge...

Five Nigerian students drawn from secondary schools across the country have been selected to represent Nigeria at the next FIRST Global Robotics Olympics in Dubai this October. The students; Kosi Ugoji, Isaac Ibidun, Gbemileke Ogunrayewa, Sonia Bendrewere and  Toluwaniyin Ojo-Osagie were selected from a try-out session...

TAMCC Robotics Club competed in 2017, placing 109 out of 160 countries In 2018, Team Grenada placed 93 in Mexico In 2019, Team Grenada seeks funding to participate in Dubai For the last two years, the students representing the TA Marryshow Community College Robotics Club...

HERAT, Afghanistan — A 2017 wall calendar dangled from a nail over Kawsar Roshan’s bed on the otherwise blank wall of her room. “Best year for me” she had written, in curly script, above aerial photos of lakes and waterfalls. She drew a smiley-face next...

Impossible Robotics – the Dutch student/inventors who compete in the FIRST Global international robotics Challenge –  have learned that Science can solve humanity’s problems when the world’s youth work together. That ethos lies at the heart of the FIRST organisation which is a not-for-profit charity fostering a global...

This Women’s History Month, we’re elevating and celebrating the women who broke barriers and showed the world what they’re made of. Whilst research has long supported the truth that fewer women pursue careers in STEM than men, this norm is changing slowly but surely. According to...

His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, announced that Dubai will host the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in October 2019. It marks the first time that...

An international Olympics style robot-making competition is coming to Dubai this year. Schoolchildren from across the globe will be challenged to design robots that can help solve pressing global issues such was water security and energy efficiency. More than 2,000 pupils from 193 countries are set to...

Dubai - MENA Herald: His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, today announced that Dubai will host the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in October 2019. It...

Glenda McTaggart would like to see Cayman students take over the world of robotics, or at least play a part in the burgeoning technical field. But, she said, it will require change. “So far, robotics are not part of the school curriculum,” said Ms. McTaggart, education...

Romanian children have always performed well at international olympiads, and this year was no different. Romania had great results at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad, held in Canada, the International Math Olympiad in Cluj-Napoca as well as two robotics competitions, in Thailand and Mexico. FIRST Global...

[See original post for video] I love asking questions. As a child, I questioned just about everything. Why was my country different than the ones I saw on television shows and in movies? Why was my gender an obstacle to me becoming a leader someday? Why...

Translated from Spanish. Today more than ever there are adolescent women who are participating in educational robotics. They occupy a leadership position and excel in international competitions, they are mentors and they open opportunities for the generations to come. Here, four of them tell how robotics...

It’s always nice to read of positive technology initiatives in the UK for the young – so check out UK students finishing in third place at the ‘Robotics Olympics’ in Mexico last month. Specifically, an alliance of three nations featuring the UK team came third for...

Durban - Team South Africa has broken a record at the FIRST Global robotics challenge in Mexico. One of the Springbot members and team captain, Mikhaeel Reddy said. “We won the Walt Disney award and received gold for our creativity, imagination and innovation. "We are still reeling from...

Spending their summer building robots and competing internationally, Guam's public school students achieve milestones in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), becoming the first high school robotics team to represent Guam on the global stage. It's not your typical summer travel, these kids packed a robot....

Translated from Spanish. Omar García Falla, Natalia Charry Vargas and Bryant Hernández Perdomo designed and built a robot to generate clean energy and combat climate change. Their prototype represented Colombia in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge competition and took second place. When Omar García Falla, Natalia Charry Vargas...

Translated from Spanish. The FIRST Global Challenge international robotics olympiad ended with emotional moments that left many lessons and unique experiences among participants from more than 160 countries. This event was held at the Mexico City Arena from August 16 to 18, in which the Mexican team, composed entirely of students from the...

PUNE: While most of the country is focused on the exploits of its athletes at the Asiad in Indonesia, a group of intrepid students from the city pocketed gold at another international event. The event — a robotics competition in Mexico — saw the five students...

[VIDEO] Adrian Phillips-Hernaez, Ethan Cronier and Joe Allom-Perez recently finished 23rd in overall points out of 161 teams at the FIRST Global International Robotics Challenge. Mr. Cronier and Mr. Allom-Perez on Tuesday (28 August) joined Cayman 27’s Kevin Morales live on set to talk about the competition...

A team of UK students has been hailed for 'exceeding expectations' after finishing third in the FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico - a STEM-inspired international robotics competition. The impressive talents of the team - six high school students selected by FIRST Tech Challenge UK & Ireland...

Translated from Nepalese. The Nepali team has been competing in the International Robot Olympics 'FIRST Global Challenge' organized in Mexico. In the competition, Shishir Vishwakarma, Earth Chowdhary, Swachin Shrestha and meaningful Sen, are participating in the competition. Timothy Singh, secretary of the Robotics Association of Nepal,...

Montgomery County students powered a robot, G-Wiz, to win all eight of its matches during a four-day competition in Mexico City earlier this month. The FIRST Global Challenge was held Aug. 15-18 in Mexico City. The Wizards.exe team, based in Rockville, was chosen to represent the United...

The all-girl Afghan robotics team returned home on Sunday after wrapping up a successful tour of Mexico. The robots created by the girls won a major award at FIRST Global Challenge 2018 robot competition between high school students from around the world. “We won the safety award...

Montgomery County students powered a robot, G-Wiz, to win all eight of its matches during a four-day competition in Mexico City earlier this month. The FIRST Global Challenge was held Aug. 15-18 in Mexico City. The Wizards.exe team, based in Rockville, was chosen to represent the United...

Muscat: In the heart of Mexico City, student teams from more than 175 countries – including Oman – spent three days competing and collaborating at the international robotics competition, “FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Global Challenge”. This year’s theme was “Energy Impact,”...

Translated from Spanish. Honduras represented by Adriana, William, Erick and Maudy This group of young catrachos, students from schools of the departments of Intibucá and Colón, who have represented Honduras with dignity, obtained the award for the Second Best Robot of this competition, carrying with them the silver medal in this category " Design...

Translated from Arabic. Mauritania participated in the International Robotics Championship organized by FIRST Global, with 190 countries participating.  The Mauritanian team consists of two young men and a girl who participated through the Mauritanian business incubator HADINA RIMTIC. Team members are: Soumeya Hamady (13 years old) from the school...

Aurel, a robot designed by five Slovak secondary school students, is not leaving this year’s robot Olympics with empty hands. It was granted the Judges Award – Technical, for the recognition of the merits of a team’s unique efforts, performance or dynamics. Slovakia’s representatives at the...

Once again, Mexico hosted a world-class international event: the World Robotics Championship, the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge, which was held for the first time outside the United States. During the course of three days, more than a thousand young people from more than 180 countries, as...

We would like to invite you to stand up and join us in applauding a small group of smart, enthusiastic youth, who recently visited Mexico City, Mexico, to proudly represent Antigua and Barbuda and participate in the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge.  The members of Team...

Five Guam high school students recently returned from an international Olympics-style robotics competition in Mexico City, where they ranked 53 out of 168 country teams and won four out of eight games against worldwide competitors. “We are a really young team compared to a lot of the other...

Those NEMO radios could be child’s play for a group of students who has just returned from Mexico City. Students from the Belize High School represented Belize at this year’s FIRST Global Challenge 2018.  The aim of the competition was to demonstrate how science and...

Translated from Armenian. The regional team of Armmat Engineering Laboratory Network, which recently took part in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition in Mexico, was included in the top 48 countries (ranked 15th) according to the 180 participating countries and passed to the final stage. According to...

In North America, the Zimbabwean flag also flew high. A team of five high school students, namely Bennedictus Chingiodza (St George’s), Tamuda Chimhanda (St Ignatius), Danai Hakata (Tynwald High School), Gabriel Matemba (Harare High) and Letticia Vanganayi (Harare High) went to the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge...

A team of high school students from the city of Dimona in the Negev Desert won fourth place while representing Israel in an international robotics competition last week in Mexico City. The team from Dimona’s Lehman High School, which calls itself ‘Black Magic 11901,’ sent twelve participants...

Maldivian students won second place along with Iceland and Colombia at the FIRST Global ‘Robotics Olympics International competition held in Mexico. A total of 190 countries took part in this competition aimed at youngsters between 14 to 18 years. Competing from the Maldives were 15-year-old Yameen Yooshaau of...

https://youtu.be/9qgEypYXg8E A worldwide challenge with a difference. That was the FIRST Global Challenge which took place in Mexico and was attended by Presentation College students, Avidesh Marajh and Raydon Baboolal. Teams had to design a robot to complete engineering tasks to achieve energy efficiency. The boys say the...

Druk-Bot, the robot representing Bhutan, lost in the quarter-finals in the FIRST Global Robotics competition in Mexico held last week. The Druk-Bot was ranked 17th out of 161 participating countries. The robot, which resembles a dragon, was developed by three youth at the FabLab Bhutan. FabLab Bhutan...

Maldivian students have won second spot in an international robotics competition in Mexico. The trio competed against teams from 175 countries in the FIRST Global Challenge. The Maldives’ robot was made by teenagers Yameen Ushau from Majeedhiyya School, Ridha Anees of Jamaaludhin School and Hassan Nasih from...

MEXICO CITY — A group of four Vietnamese students brought home a bronze medal for their impressive robotic design at the “2018 FIRST Global Challenge” international robotics competition in Mexico last week. Besides the medal, the Vietnamese team was ranked 12th out of 165 teams joining in...

Mexico’s robotics team placed 12th overall at the second edition of the FIRST Global Challenge international competition but didn’t go home empty-handed, claiming the silver medal in one of the event’s most prestigious categories. In recognition of its performance throughout the three-day event held in Mexico City...

Mexico City, Mexico — Mexico takes home a silver medal in the Robotics Olympiad after their team showed high performance in the first Global Challenge. The team, which is made up of Frida Sofía Sosa, Santiago García, Ángel Berdeja, Herman Sánchez and Jorge García, all Tec...

(MENAFN - Asia Times) Four Vietnamese with a passion for robotics engineered a bronze medal at the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City, with their team winning seven of the eight games in the qualifying round. Drawn from students at the private FPT High School, the team ranked 12th...

The robotics team of Georgia successfully achieved third place among 193 countries in the International Competition “FIRST Global Challenge” held in Mexico, according to Imedinews. "The real demonstration of non-radar and talent in Mexico, despite the difficulties of strength, intimacy, positive mindset, enthusiasm, and competitiveness," states...

Arotech, an initiative of Angolan students that encourages interest in new technologies, was selected to participate in the international robotics Olympiads (FIRST Global) happening in Mexico City on 16 - 18 in August of 2018. This event gives student delegates a first-hand experience with involvement with...

From Australia to Vietnam, over 150 teams featuring the brightest young minds gathered in Mexico City on Friday (August 17) for the FIRST Global robotics Olympics. This international competition aims to ignite youth passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the field of robotics. International teams...

Competition ran high on the final day of this year's quarter-finals Robotics World Cup, which drew 700 international contestants to Mexico City Arena for the three-day challenge. The 'FIRST Global Challenge 2018' featured the next generation of young engineers and robotics technicians from 193 countries. Aged 14 to 18,...

Team Guam, made up of students from Okkodo High School and Simon Sanchez High School, is in Mexico City to compete in the FIRST Global International Competition. Team Guam won its first match Friday morning at the competition in Mexico City. The theme for the 2018...

Addressing the opening ceremony, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto stressed that the students’ talent, creativity and renovation spirit will contribute to the social development and put forth solutions to current global issues. The contest, themed “Energy Impact”, draws the participation of 165 teams across the world. Three...

A Vietnamese team is participating in the “2018 FIRST Global Challenge” international robotics competition for junior and high school students, which opened in Mexico on August 16. Addressing the opening ceremony, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto stressed that the students’ talent, creativity and renovation spirit will...

Belize is proudly being represented at the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics in Mexico. Students from Belize High School, Belize City, and Ocean Academy of Caye Caulker are participating in the competition. The event started on August 15 and ends tomorrow, August 18, 2018. Students from 193 countries are participating. The theme...

Translated from Uzbek. The representatives of Uzbekistan are among the young robotics technicians from 180 countries around the world at the FIRST Global Challenge competition held in Mexico City, Mexico, on August 16-18. This event is held annually in various countries, with young people from all over...

As technology takes an increasing role in daily life, countries are competing to be at the forefront of the industry. Lucky for Myanmar, a team of five talented university students are representing the nation in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics held in Mexico from August 15...

Three Maldivian students have travelled to Mexico to take part in a global robotics competition. Their creation, Rani Kanbaa (queen lady), is remote-controlled and can carry and transport objects. It was built in two months with equipment provided by tournament organisers FIRST Global. The robot was made...

Translated from Spanish. Team Chile, supported by the "Ingenious: science and technology for all" program and the Fab Lab of the Catholic University is representing the country. On Monday 13, four youth and a mentor traveled to Mexico City to represent the country in the world's largest...

Three first-year students from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Malawi—The Polytechnic are attending this year’s FIRST Global robotics competition, which is being held in Mexico City, Mexico. The students—Gerard Magaleta, Tamanda Champiti, and Patience Muhunya—arrived in Mexico City on Tuesday, August 14, 2018,...

Members of the Conroe Independent School District “Texas Torque” team showed their team spirit and sense of camaraderie this week, stepping in to save the day for another robotics team competing on the world stage. The “Texas Torque” robotics team was already planning to send four...

Three students attending the Malta College for the Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) are in Mexico City representing the country for the second edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge this week. The students are Aaron Josef Farrugia, Monique Micallef and Darren Farrugia. They are following an...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tomorrow, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Mexico City to attend the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge. During his visit, the Secretary will also meet with both current and incoming Mexican government officials to discuss the continuity of strong bilateral...

TWO girls will represent Papua New Guinea in in Mexico City in an international robot Olympics for high schoolers. The pair from Lae Secondary School in Morobe will compete in the Olympics For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Global Challenge from Wednesday to...

Team Nepal is finally ready with all the preparations for Robot Olympics- FIRST Global Challenge. Robotics Association of Nepal in association with Nepal Engineer’s Association proudly presents Team Nepal. The FIRST Global robot Olympics is an annual culmination of focused STEM/robotic involvement of exponentially increasing student...

A team of five Bangladeshi students will participate in an international robotics competition titled the “FIRST Global Challenge” to be held in Mexico City this month. The participants are Arman Khasru and Laleh-naz Bergman Hossain from Sunbeams School; Razeen Ali and Anahita Anoara from Sir John...

I could hardly wait to join Tuesday’s gathering at the department of Education. Three teenage students were scheduled to test-run the robot they had built to compete in the annual FIRST Global Robotics Olympics—a competition for high school-aged participants who work together to solve global...

A five-member team of adolescent girls and boys will take part in the international robotics competition titled ‘FIRST Global Challenge’ to be held in Mexico City, capital of Mexico from August 15 to 18. The team will leave here on Sunday to join the event where...

Five Nigerian students, representing the country at the FIRST Global Robotic Olympiad, on Saturday boasted they were coming home with three gold medals at the competition. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the competition is scheduled to hold in Mexico from August​ 13th to August​...

Over 150 teams from across the globe will gather at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, from August 16 - 18 for the FIRST Global Challenge (FGC) 2018. FGC is an annual international robotics competition, which takes place in a different nation each year. Themed...

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...

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Five students from the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College have once again been invited to participate in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics in Mexico City from August 15 - 18, 2018. The Information and Technology Department students selected to represent the federation...

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...

Tata Technologies, a global engineering services company, is sponsoring the Indian team at the FIRST Global Challenge (FGC) 2018 where students from 180+ nations will come together to participate in an international robotics Olympics. The event is focused on promoting the next generation of Science,...

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...

Translated from French. As part of the FIRST Global Challenge, the Olympic games of robotics that will take place from 16 August in Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, Gabon will be represented by the non-governmental organization Kab'oyeri, which operates in the digital field. Since 2017, the FIRST...

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...

The Cayman Islands robotics team heads off to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge, an Olympics-styled robotics contest. But for the boys participating in it, it’s more than a contest, it’s taking what they’ve learned in the classroom and bringing it to life. Those three...

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...

Translated from Arabic. A team of young inventors from the First Skills Club of Sfax-Al Rahal will be on their way Saturday (August 11th, 2018) to Mexico to participate in the Olympic Games of robotics, the association's president Faten Khalafallah Hamouda said. The team includes four girls...

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,...

With a flash of green light, a robot sputters and whizzes across the room, obeying the remote-control commands 15-year-old Xaviera Nguefo and her team send its way. It is a scene that would not look out of place in a futuristic sci-fi fantasy, but is instead...

Translated from Armenian. The students of "Armath" engineering laboratories will represent Armenia at the First Global Robotics Competition in Mexico on August 16-18. First Global is a global robot challenge, involving 14 to 18 year olds from around 160 countries. The aim of the competition is to unite...

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”...

Translated from Spanish. Mexico -- The talent and ingenuity of the young Mexicans will once again meet to participate in the Robotics World Cup "FIRST Global Challenge 2018", which in its second edition will take place at the Mexico City Arena. And for this, as in the previous event,...

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...

Three secondary school students are to represent Nigeria at the World Adolescent Robotic Competition in China this July. The students – Tawakalitu Giwa, Oluwaseun Omotayo and Ayomide Adetunji are to fly Nigeria’s flag at the event organised by the China Association of Science and Technology. The students...

Ghana’s All-Girls Robotics team with support from STEMbees will be participating in the First Global Robotics Competition to be held in Mexico. The competion will take off in August, with Ghana joining over 150 nations in the challenge entitled “Energy Impact”. As part of the competition, each...

(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...

The cocktail fundraiser in support of Ghana’s all-girls robotics team’s upcoming trip to Mexico City to participate in the FIRST Global international robotics competition was held on Monday, 9th July at the Carbon Luxury Lounge. The event was held in an effort to help the team...

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...

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...

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...

GS Hoy FIRST Global Challenge 2018, the most important robotics competition in the world, will gather this year at the Mexico City Arena of the capital of our country teams from more than 190 countries, between August 16 and 18, with the challenge to solve energy...

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...

Translated from Spanish. A sucrense team made up of three schoolboys and their tutor was the winner of the 1st National Robotics Tournament that took place today, in Sucre, whose main prize is attending the World Robotics World Championship -- the FIRST Global Challenge, on behalf...

Translated from French. Young François Lovensky Carl Junior made a name for himself at the first edition of the FIRST Global Challenge. An international competition, initiated in 2017, aimed at young STEM enthusiasts, geeks from all over the world, during which he and his fellow high...

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,...

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 people...

Translated from Spanish. With the support of the Public Library of Limón Mayor Thomas Benjamín Lynch, a group of young people from Limón will participate in the FIRST Global Challenge 2018, in Mexico City, which brings together 160 countries in a robotics contest. The participation of the...

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...

Three students from Woodford International School have been selected to represent Solomon Islands in the 2018 FIRST Global Robotics Competition in Mexico City. The competition will take place from August 15-18 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. The FIRST Global Challenge is an international robotics event with...

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...

Translated from Vietnamese. With the fire and enthusiasm, the second time to return to the competition FIRST Global Challenge, the Vietnamese team aspires to confirm the stature of Vietnam on the international stage. This year's competition will be held in Mexico in August. Robotics and aspirations spread the...

In two months, student challengers from around the world will be meeting in Mexico to tackle "energy efficiency problems" using robots they've built themselves. The annual FIRST Global is a STEM focused international non-profit that runs international robotics competitions for high schoolers in nearly 160...

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...

FIRST Global, a STEM-focused international nonprofit that organizes an annual international robotics competition for high-school students from around the world, announced that the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 will convene participants from more than 160 countries, Aug. 15-18, at Mexico City’s Arena Ciudad de México to...

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...

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...

Translated from Chinese. (Reporter Liao Xueru/Hsinchu Report) 2018 First Global Challenge (FGC) International Tournament in Taiwan, with a total of 10 high school and junior high school students. On the 25th, Qiming University of Science and Technology of China merged technologies, and finally formed a multi-school...

Translated from Romanian. Technology enthusiasts are invited to an unprecedented exhibition of robots created by the best students in Hunedoara County. The locals are invited on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, to the Deva Fortress Park, to see robots made by students representing Hunedoara County at national and...

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...

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) is partnering up with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Global Higher Education Network to facilitate the First Global Robotics Competitionorganised for high school students around the world. FIRST...

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...

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...

Translated from Albanian. Some young Albanians passionate about engineering, will again represent Albania in the "Robotic Olympics", which will this time be held in Mexico. Albania's participation is facilitated by FIRST, a non-for-profit child-raising organization in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), and offers four...

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...

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...

Translated from Spanish. Cintia, with her facilitator Marcos Lugo, will travel regularly to the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires to receive training in the Educabot space. The objective of the meetings of the Argentine team is that, after getting acquainted, they are integrated into a joint work...

The Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has praised the efforts of Team Nigeria to the FIRST Global Robotic Olympics in Washington DC, US in 2017 for their outstanding performance at the challenge. He made the commendation while receiving the six-member team, their project director, mentor and...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has praised the effort of Team Nigeria to the First Global Robotic Olympics in Washington DC, U.S., in 2017 for its outstanding performance at the challenge. He made the commendation while receiving the six-member team, their project director, mentor and sponsors...

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 ...

Six students from Wesley Girls Senior High School will represent Ghana at the FIRST Global international robotics challenge to be held in Mexico City in August. This was announced by STEMbees, a non-profit organisation in Ghana that seeks to empower Ghanaian girls in STEM(Science, engineering, technology...

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...

The Afghan Dreamers, an all-teenage-girl robotics team from Afghanistan, made international headlines last year after twice being denied visas to visit the U.S. for the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge, a robotics competition involving more than 2,500 kids from 157 countries. They eventually got permission to...

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,...

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...

  One hundred sixty three teams from 157 countries competed in the First Global Challenge 2017 Robotic Competition held in Washington D.C. from 16 to 18 July, with the Myanmar team finishing sixth in the competition. Six Myanmar students, Maung Wai Yar Aung from Yangon Technological...

  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...

Afghanistan's Girl Robotics Team just won the Entrepreneur Challenge at Europe's largest robotics festival, the Robotex festival in Tallinn, Estonia. At Robotex, the team faced off against 3700 other competitors and 1600 robots in a series of competitions, including robot basketball games, races, and mazes. The...

It has been a year of travel difficulties, project setbacks and family heartbreak, but a girls’ robotics team from Afghanistan has made a comeback. The group of teenagers, who attracted international attention last summer when they were briefly denied visas to the United States to take...

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...

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...

Three MCAST students who are studying software development and multimedia software development, have built a robot and competed in the Global Challenge Robot Olympics in Washington. One of the students is Andrea Abela who is a current student worker at MITA. We talked to him...

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...

Last July, I had the honor to volunteer at the FIRST Global Challenge, which was held at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. It was simply wonderful to see the smiles on the faces of the youth I worked with, especially knowing I helped contribute...

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...

Translated from Spanish. A Chilean girl of only 15 years gained an internship in New Zealand to learn programming in Code Avengers, one of the main companies of the tech industry. Her name is Macarena Abarca and her initiative is to bring robotics to deaf people. According...

“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...

The FIRST Global Challenge is a major international robotics event that took place in Washington DC in last month. The competition brings together students between the ages of 15 to 18 years to increase their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Teams from about...

“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...

The Algerian robotics team looked worried as they huddled around their boxy machine. It was the opening day of the First Global international robotics challenge — which brought youth from 160 countries to Washington, D.C. in July to compete and test their mechanical engineering skills — and the robot...

BASRA – A six-strong Iraqi team has returned home to Basra after rubbing shoulders with students from nearly 160 other nations at a robotics contest in Washington, D.C. After six years of competition, this year's FIRST Global Challenge event held in July over three days was...

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...

It was supposed to be Africa’s century, then the robots arrived. The dawning of the fourth industrial revolution offered African countries the opportunity to take advantage of technological gains, leapfrogging their developed counterparts. As China did at the end of the last century, Africa could have...

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...

The Seychelles National Institute for Science, Technology and Innovation(NISTI) won the bronze medal for outstanding supporting organisation at a global robotics challenge in Washington, D.C, earlier this month. The Al-Khawarizmi Award from the Iranian Research Organisation for Science and Technology was given to organisations who are...

Some Nigerian teenagers are putting the country in good view with their participation in the first robotics Olympics held in Washington D.C in the United States. This challenge happens to be the first global robotic Olympic to be held. The Nigerian teenagers that represented the nation...

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...

In room 300 on the fourth floor of Leone Building on Wilberforce Street, sits the future of Sierra Leone robotic engineering. The room is full of teenagers and young people glued to computer monitors fiddling with their keyboards with exhilarating concentration. Amongst these geeks, is the...

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...

Girls in Tech Chile is a foundation since 2014 that promotes female participation in science and technology, forming part of a US NGO of the same name present in 60 countries. From the experience, the Ingeniosas program was created to promote vocations of women of school...

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,...

Translated from French. A first. Madagascar is indeed present at the First Global Challenge, an international robotics competition. The Malagasy team of six students aged between 16 and 19 years, led by Sahaza Ramarosandy arrived in the land of Uncle Sam on Friday to participate in...

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...

A team of seven Indian teenagers, who participated in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad in Washington, has won the Zhang Heng Engineering Design Award, surging ahead of 157 countries that participated in this year’s FIRST Global Challenge. The team also won bronze for Global Challenge Match. “Kudos...

  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...

The girls of Afghanistan are strong, intelligent, and resilient. The six high school students competing in the FIRST Global international robotics competition exemplify this and so much more. The FIRST Global robotics challenge is an annual competition organized to ignite a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering,...

BUJUMBURA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Burundi will participate in the first-ever robot Olympics due in Washington DC in the United States on July 16 to 18, the coach of the Burundian team said Tuesday. "Six secondary school pupils from Burundi and their coach will depart Burundi...

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,...

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

Three girls, members of SMART Sistas, have left Port Vila on their first leg of a trip to represent Vanuatu at the FIRST Global robotic challenge to be held from July 16-18, 2017 in Washington, DC, USA . Lana Molivurae from Epauto School, Lilia Raptigh from...

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 French. They are six Malgaches, between the ages of 16 and 19, passionate about robotics and programming, and will soon fly to Washington DC to represent Madagascar at the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition. I had the chance to talk with these...

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,...

(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 Spanish. The boys were invited to participate in the REV Robotics category, which has been included in the curriculum of the private educational institution for three years. One of the mentors who accompanies the boys is the innovative teacher José Ávalos, who won a prize...

FIRST Global is launching the world's first international robot Olympics for high school students in July in Washington DC, where 164 nations including teams from almost every nation in Asia will participate. 'Team Bangladesh', a 6-member group of high school students will represent Bangladesh with...

“When I was 12 years old, I dreamed of standing on the stage and becoming famous because of my inventions,” said Chanty, 17, a high school student in Siem Reap. Next month, Chanty and her five teammates will travel to the United States to compete...

MANAGUA – Five teenagers will represent Nicaragua at an international robotics competition to be held in Washington DC from July 14-20, authorities at the foundation supporting them announced Tuesday. The teens will go up against other competitors from more than 160 countries in a contest where...

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...

RUKUBOT TEAM, Team Nepal Participating on “First Global Challenges” at Washington DC, USA on July, 2017. Nepal commonly known as the multilingual, multicultural and multireligious country is one of the developing countries in the world. The world has moved forward in the field of Science,...

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....