Challenges and Rules

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Two fun catigories with 4 age groups including the new WeDo for kids 10 and under.

For an offical copy of the Regular Category or WRO Football game descriptions, rules and scoring regulations click on one of the buttons below:


First Robotics Association

Semia is please to announce we will be sponsering the Massachusetts World Robot Olympiad™ Qualifier at the newly renovated Woburn Boys ™ Girls Club on August 11, 2018.

We invite robotic clubs and teams to be a part of this summer event where they will compete to qualify for the Nationals games in September.

Limited Team sponsorship is available through Semia USA. Contact Jeannette Passanisi to learn more.

Sponsors and Exibitor Registration

Be a part of the STEM robotic revolution by being a Sponsor or Exibitor of this event.

Contact  Jeannette Passanisi  to learn more. Also, you can download the Forms.



World Robot Olympiad (WRO™) is an event for science, technology and education which brings together young people all over the world to develop their creativity and problem solving skills through challenging and educational robotics competitions. China, Japan, Korea and Singapore were the founding member countries of the WRO™ Organizing Committee in 2004, which since has grown to 60+ member countries. The WRO™ finals take place in a different location every year and has featured Singapore, Thailand, China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Taiwan, India, Russia and Qatar.

Schools are invited to enter a team of three students to participate in this competition. Participating teams need to create, design and build a robot models that look s or behave like a human athlete. The competition starts from preliminary to the final judging. WRO™ has been growing since 2004, changing from 12 countries and 4000 teams in 2004 to 55 countries and 22,000 teams from around the world taking part in WRO™ activities in local, regional, and national competitions in 2017.

There are over 1250 teams in China competing in dozens of competitions around the country.

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2018 WRO USA Competition Registration

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Registration Fee is $150 per team for local competition

Competition mats are $80

WRO Kits can be purchased at time of registration or separately


First Robotics Association

FIRST™ (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

For over 17 years Semia is the national organizer for FIRST™ China. From humble beginnings, China has become the largest international partner of FIRST™, having grown to over 3,000 teams and 30,000 participants in all 4 FIRST™ programs across all 34 of China's provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and self-governing regions. FIRST™ China holds over 100 events annually across China.

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