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Open Category

The Open Category is a project based competition. Students create their own intelligent robotics solution relating to the current theme of the season. Teams will present their project and their robot model to a group of judges on the competition day.

Open Category characteristics:

  • Four age groups:
    • WeDo (up to 10y), more information see below
    • Elementary (up to 12y)
    • Junior (13-15y)
    • Senior (16-19y.)
  • Hardware: There is no restriction on the balance between LEGO elements and other materials. There is no restriction on the use of controllers. Teams at WRO International Final have the option to win the LEGO Education creativity award if they mainly use NXT / EV3 (LEGO) controllers. 
  • Software: Free choice of programming language / software.
  • Maximum size: Teams present the idea in a 2m x 2m x 2m booth on the competition day.
  • Team: A team consists of 1 coach and 2 or 3 team members.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for Open Category!

WeDo Open

The WeDo Open Challenge is designed for younger children. The goal is for each team make an exhibition that shows how automated machinery and robots that can help solve a problem related to the theme of the season. Each team must complete a series of challenge tasks in the process of making this exhibition.

  • Age group: up to 10 years 
  • Hardware: The controllers, motors and sensors used to assemble the cars/robots must be from the LEGO Education WeDo 1.0/2.0 Core Sets. Any number and combination of controllers, motors, and sensors is allowed. Any LEGO branded non-electrical/non-digital elements can be used in the construction of the car/robot and the environment.
  • Software / Remote-Control: The car/robot can be controlled by any compatible device or with a remote controller built from WeDo 1.0/2.0 elements. The teams can use any software.
  • Maximum size: Teams present the idea in a 2m x 2m x 2m booth on the competition day.
  • Team: A team consists of 1 coach and 2 or 3 team members.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the rules for WeDo Open!

 

This is Open Category