WRO offers students from 8 to 19 years of age, engaging and challenging competitions across 3 main categories. Each category has its own characteristics and offers participants a choice that is not found in many other robotic competitions.
These categories are:
- The Regular Category (Elementary, Junior and Senior)
- The Open Category (Elementary, Junior and Senior)
- Future Engineers
To participate, students must form teams of 2 or 3 people. Each team is able to work under the supervision of a coach or mentor, who is able to guide them, but not undertake any of the work.
This is a challenge based competition. Students must design, construct and program their robots to traverse and solve specific challenges on a field within a set amount of time...
This 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...