Ohlsbach, May 2024


The regional competition of the "World Robot Olympiad" took place on May 11, 2024, in Ohlsbach.


The World Robot Olympiad (WRO) is an international robot competition that aims to get children and young people interested in science and technology. Everybody at the age of 8 to 19 can take part.


The WRO 2024 season theme is: “Earth Allies”


The aim is to develop a robot based on this year's competition motto “Earth Allies” about the influence of humans on the environment. The focus is on living together in harmony with nature and dealing with environmental disasters so that the environment and people can live together.


This year there were more than 50 regional competitions followed by a German final in Passau in June. The World Final will be held in Turkey. More than 700 teams take part in the competitions every year.


The exclusive organizer of the World Robot Olympiad is “TECHNIK BEGEISTERT e.V.”

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The organizer of this regional competition is "Forscher/innen für die Region e.V."/"Xenoplex".

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There are four regional competition categories in which the children and young people develop robot models on the topic of "Earth Alles": "Future Innovators" (free choice of robot materials such as controllers, sensors etc. and also other building materials such as wood, plastic etc. for the project and the status of the team), "RoboMission" (use only LEGO robots), "RoboSports" (use only LEGO robots and other external cameras) and "Future Engineers" (free choice of robot materials such as controllers, sensors, etc., there are certain minimum requirements and key data such as robot size and weight that must be met).


Each team developed an innovative and functioning robot solution and presented it to a jury. The first, second and third winner teams of the regional competition are qualified for the Germany finals in Passau on 14/15. June 2024. The World Finals will be held in Turkey in November.


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