Semia works with the World Robot Olympiad to inspire young people's interest in science, technology, enginerring and matemathics, while cultivation their hands-on and teamwork. Our goal is to train robot enthusiasts to think and solve problems in teams to collectively solve problems and expand thier love of all things robots. Semia USA is the Massachusetts and Connecticut regional partner for the World Robot Olympiad. We work to bring teams from around the world together to compete throughout the world to promote STEAM Education.
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.