Massachusetts & Connecticut National Qualifier

WRO LOGO First Robotics Association

Semia is please to announce the winners of the First Massachusetts & Connecticut World Robot Olympiad Qualifier was held on August 11, 2018.

Elementary Regular:
    First Place - Sushi Bots
    Second Place - Chicken Bots
    Third Place - LEGO Storm
    Fourth Place - Cosmic Teenager

Junior Regular:
    First Place - Plasma Robotics

WeDo Open:
    First Place - Robot Spiders

Category Information

The latest addition to World Robot Olympiad is a competition format for children up to 10 years old. Note that in 2018 WeDo is not offered at the International final.

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National Championships Registration

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Competiton Materials

Game Pieces $50

Competition Mats $80

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iRobot is committed to building a future for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in the United States. Our multi-faceted outreach program is a resource for students, parents and educators to share in our excitement for the robotics industry and get an inside look at what we do here. iRobot has generously donated a Create 2 robot that will be given away to one lucky attendee of this event.

Cogmation Robotics Virtual Robotic Toolkit

Cogmation Robotics develops simulation software that enables users to design & control robotics systems. This technology has been proven to engage more STEM students with their robotics studies. Cogmation Robotics is the creator of the Virtual Robotics Toolkit, which offers support and learning material for all skill levels and is used by multiple robotic teams and clubs to compete virtually.

Learn more about the Watertown HATCH

Hatch is Watertown's Makerspace, located at 20 Summer Street. It is a public workshop with space, equipment, and materials available for the public to use and share skills with each other and give everyone in Watertown the opportunity to become a maker. Becoming a maker is not about talent - it’s about collaboration, creative problem solving, and the development of a curious and tenacious spirit.

Learn More about ChartaCloud | ROBOTTECA

ChartaCloud | ROBOTTECA provides social, collaborative and telepresence robots, robot behavior software and pre-configured robot deployments. ROBOTTECA specializes in the sale, support and deployment of the NAO robot, a product of SoftBank Robotics, for use in STEM educational and robotics curricula, public library ‘makerspace’ and digital learning initiatives initiatives, pediatric health care, autism intervention therapies, senior care social engagement in skilled nursing facilities, retail/hospitality consumer engagement and tradeshow and customer education center presentations. ROBOTTECA is the world’s leading provider of advanced software for programming the NAO robot. ChartaCloud technology partners include SoftBank Robotics, IBM, HP and Verizon. Additional information can be found at

W.A.G.S. Robotics

WAGS (We Are Girl Scouts) Robotics is a Girl Scout FTC robotics team from New Jersey! We were established in 2012 by Girl Scout FLL robotics team Green Machine.


Circuit Lab

Circuit Lab programs give kids the opportunity to create devices by blending technical concepts with hands-on experimentation in a creative environment. We use the latest technologies including Arduino and Raspberry Pi to design smarter flashlights, race cars, musical instruments, games, and more. Each class session begins with a brief conceptual overview before launching into an interactive, hands-on activity.