WRO Open Category

WRO Open Category

The Open Category is a project-based competition. Students create their own innovative intelligent robotics solution relating to the current theme of the season. Teams present their project and robot to a group of judges on the competition day.

Open Category Characteristics

Age Groups

8 - 12 years old 
12 - 15 years old
15 - 19 years old 
  • Hardware: There is no restriction on the balance between LEGO elements and other materials. There is no restriction on the use of controllers. Teams at WRO International Final have the option to win the LEGO Education creativity award if they mainly use NXT / EV3 (LEGO) controllers.
  • Software: Free choice of programming language / software.
  • Maximum size: Teams present the idea in a 2m x 2m x 2m booth on the competition day.
  • Team: A team consists of 1 coach and 2 or 3 team members. 

Rules for Open Category