Teams from the United States are competing in the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) for the first time this year, and it’s not too late to participate. The competition is open to students from elementary school through high school, and teams can register at www.wroboto.us.
The first World Robot Olympiad USA (WRO-USA) state tournament in Michigan was organized by Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and held July 26-27 at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn as part of Maker Faire Detroit. The second Michigan tournament will be held at the Cranbrook Schools on Sept. 6.
The WRO-USA national finals will be held at LTU in Southfield on Sept. 27.
An informational meeting and a “Rocket” game workshop will be held at LTU on Wednesday Aug. 6, 6:30-8 p.m. in room M218 of the Buell Management Building. For information, contact robofest@LTU.edu. read more