WRO India took a recent step towards creating industry-ready minds – WRO India City Championship was launched to expand and raise STEM and robotics awareness nationwide. This Pan – India program aims at extending robotics at the grassroots level by conducting regular city-level championships.
About WRO Gurugram, India – Chapter 1
Recently, on 17 December 2022, we hosted our first-ever WRO Gurugram India – City Championship under WRO India (City) Chapter 1 with the Alpine Convent, Gurugram, as the host school (An India STEM Foundation Partner School).
Overview of WRO India (Gurugram)
The event started with a stage-rocking, energetic Zumba performance, setting the mood just right for the technological game to begin, followed by the lamp lightning ceremony and prayer, marking the auspicious beginning of the event. After the lamp-lighting ceremony, various dignitaries were felicitated and came forward and helped us by extending their support.
The event had multiple dance performances presented by students to keep participants and the audience entertained and excited. The event was an absolute mix of fun and learning; it was interactive and challenging as the RoboMission and Future Innovator Category events were also conducted with people inquiring and judging the students’ innovation.
Finally came the judgment time, and after the winner announcement, it was all a party mood. The students of Alpine Convent School presented a high-spirited Zumba Performance to cel
Mission and Objective of WRO India (City)
We intend to ignite the students’ imaginations and skills across the country, introducing students to WRO’s mission of promoting skill development and entrepreneurship through STEM and robotics competitions. We’re trying to make WRO India more accessible by going city to city so that all students throughout the country are exposed to this international competition. The event aimed at showcasing the brighter side of technology and how a proper relationship between humans and robots yields effective and positive results.
WRO Gurugram, India City Championship – RoboMission Category Results
A challenge-based competition called WRO® RoboMission. Students must create, assemble, and programme an autonomous robot capable of handling particular challenges. The robot must be able to make judgments independently because the area is randomly configured for each round.
RoboMission Elementary Category Gurugram City Championship Winners
The following teams of enthusiastic and talented minds are the winners of the RoboMission Elementary Category (age group – 8-12 yrs.), displaying their problem-solving abilities and creativity.
1st Position – Alpine Power Chargers 4.0
The team Alpine Power Chargers 4.0, represented by Kanishk Patidat, Sehejbir, and Harshit Jain of Alpine Convent School, Sector-10, Gurugram, secured 1st position in the RoboMission Elementary Category.
2nd Position – Three Legends
The team Three Legends, represented by Kanishk Verma, Samridh Gupta, and Darsh Dwivedi of Amity International School, Sector 46, Gurugram, Class 7 – A, secured 2nd position in the Robo Mission Elementary Category, under the guidance of their coach Suvarna Agarwal.
RoboMission Junior Category Gurugram City Championship Winners
Here are the winners of RoboMission of the Junior Category (age group – 11-15 yrs.), who gave an excellent and commendable performance.
1st Position – Alpine Power Chargers 1.0
The team Alpine Power Chargers 1.0, represented by Akshat Suhag, Tanishq Malhotra, and Rhythm Verma of Alpine Convent School, Sector-10, Gurugram, secured 1st position in the RoboMission Junior Category.
2nd Position – Alpine Power Chargers 2.0
The team Alpine Power Chargers 2.0, represented by Prateek Saini, Saransh, and Shiona Chatterjee of Alpine Convent School, Sector-10, Gurugram, secured 2nd position in the RoboMission Junior Category.
WRO Gurugram, India City Championship – Future Innovators Category Results
A project-based competition called Future Innovators. Concerning the current season’s theme – ‘My Robot, My Friend,’ students develop their original, creative, intelligent robotics solutions.
Future Innovators Elementary Category Gurugram City Championship Winners
Look at the upcoming Future Innovators who showcased an outstanding knowledge of technology and their talent in the elementary category (age group – 8- 12 yrs.)
1st Position – Team Power Chargers 3.0
The team Alpine Power Chargers 3.0, represented by Naimish Hooda and Advik of Alpine Convent School, Sector-10, Gurugram, secured 1st position in the Future Innovators Elementary Category.
2nd Position – Team IHS102
The team IHS102 represented by Jasmin Kaur, Aditya Thanvi, and Ashi Ojha of Imperial Heritage School, Class 6TH – A, secured 2nd position in the Future Innovators Elementary Category, under the guidance of their coach Praveen Sharma.
Future Innovators Junior Category Gurugram City Championship Winners
The Junior category (age group – 11-15 yrs.) winners of the Future Innovator program performed outstandingly, showcasing their understanding and creativity in robotics. Here are the winners of the Future Innovators Jr. Category.
1st Position – Team Clawx Hackers
The team Clawx Hackers, represented by Daksh Yadav and Vyom Dwivedi of class 8- A and Nipun Dhawan of class 8- G of Amity International School, Sector 46, Gurugram, secured 1st position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Suvarna Agarwal.
2nd Position – Team Drona Explorer
The team Drona Explorer is represented by Surbhi Yadav of class 9 – A2, Bhavishya Rohilla of class 10 – A2, and Ayush Kumar of class 10 – A1 of Drona Public School, who secured 2nd position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Mrunalini Nilesh Mahajan.
3rd Position – Team Thinks Bots
The team Thinks Bots represented by Vaibhav of 9- B, Soumya Gautam of 7- A, and Tanmay Srivastava of 8 – B of Airforce School Sec-14, Gurugram, secured 3rd position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Nisha Kumari.
Future Innovators Senior Category Gurugram City Championship Winners
Winners of the Future Innovators Senior Category (age group – 14-19 yrs.) came up with much-needed innovations. The following are the rank holders of the Future Innovators Senior Category.
1st Position – The team Robobrain
The team Robobrain, represented by Saishreek Singh, Sourav Singh, and Mohd Amanat of class 11- A of Surajkund International School, Faridabad, secured 1st position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Nanda Sharma.
2nd Position – The team Pranavananda
The team Pranavananda, represented by Prakhar Srivastava, Dileep Yadav, and Omesh Verma of class 11 – A of Pranavananda International School, Gurugram, closed 2nd position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Aamir Khan.
3rd Position – The team Robogenius
The team Robogenius, represented by Kriss Khanna, Abhay Singh Nagarkoti, and Vishnu Mishra of class 11 – A of Surajkund International School, Faridabad, secured 3rd position in the Future Junior Elementary Category under the guidance of their coach Danish Salmani.
We congratulate all the winners and position holders of RoboMission and Future Innovators 2022!
Host WRO India in Your City – Call the WRO India (Helpdesk) on 9319400171
Do you have some questions? Don’t worry; get your queries addressed here!
How Can You Join us as a Host School?
If you wish to become a part of our team or join us as a Host School can collaborate through India STEM Foundation and become our partner institute and receive multiple benefits like recognition and a chance to host various national and regional WRO and other events!
How Can You Register for our Next Season – WRO INDIA 2023?
We are still working on our next season – WRO INDIA 2023, which will be as grand as this season’s event. We will be opening the registrations soon. For more information, visit https://wroindia.org.
What if You Missed WRO Gurugram, India?
Don’t worry if you missed our first edition of the City Championship. There are more to come, we will be hosting our following chapters very soon, and we hope to see you there! For more information, Call our Helpdesk – 9319400171
Can a Team have Members from Different Schools?
No. We only allow a single team comprising students from different schools to participate in the program. Instead, each unit represents its institution and can only have participants from the same institution.
What is the Theme for WRO India (City)?
The theme for WRO INDIA (City) 2022-23 is the same as WRO India season – 2022, i.e. ‘My Robot, My Friend’, focusing on expanding robotics and promoting skill development through STEM in India.
What kinds of hardware are allowed in the competition?
According to the rules of the competition, one is required to use any Lego-based hardware like SPIKE PRIME, Robot Inventor, etc. At the same time, it’s an open choice, and one can work with the hardware of their choice if participating in the Future Innovators category.
What are the different Age Categories in which the students can participate in WRO India (City)?
- Elementary – For students between the age of 8-12 yrs.
- Junior – For students between the age of 11 – 15 yrs.
- Senior – For students between the age of 14 -19 yrs.
How is WRO India (City) different From WRO India National Championship
WRO India is a comprehensive program conducted on a National level, compared to WRO India City, targeting only regional schools. A team should have students from the same school, while there is no such condition if participating in WRO INDIA.