What is WRO?
The World Robot Olympiad is a global LEGO Robotics competition. It is an event that brings young people from all over the world together. This event combines the world of science, engineering, technology and education. Teams of youngsters get the opportunity to develop their creative and problem solving skills through various robotics challenges.
The Olympiad started in 2004 and was presented for the first time in Singapore. Currently 35 countries with almost 16,000 teams are participating in this event.
Each participating country has its own competition and the best teams are invited to attend and compete at the World Robot Olympiad.
The South African leg of the World Robot Olympiad is called the National Robot Olympiad.