Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) congratulates the seven teams who completed four days of intensive online competitions representing the UAE in the final of the World Robot Olympiad 2021 (WRO) which was held 18-21 November.
This year, a line-up of over 200 national teams from 65 member countries took part in the international competition under the theme ‘Powerbots; the Future of Energy’. The Seven UAE teams, selected following a national qualifying stage hosted by ADEK, were put through their paces across the competition’s Open, Regular, and Future Engineers categories.
Seven UAE teams represented the UAE in WRO International Final 2021
A trio of winning teams achieved Top Ten rankings in two categories, with SEC Open Elementary – 01 team achieving fifth place in the Elementary Open Category, team SEC-Eco Station took ninth place in the Junior Open Category, while team Apollo won seventh place in the Future Engineers category. The teams were each tasked to create their own innovative intelligent robot models to solve real-world energy challenges which increased in complexity depending on the team’s age category. The finalists were required to present their projects to a panel of WRO judges who evaluated their robot model as well as their project methodology.