Theme 2024: Earth Allies

What To Expect? 🌏

Are you passionate about helping people and nature through your robotics solution?
Get prepared to Solve questions like: Can we live in harmony with nature and be saved from natural disasters through the help of robotics?

Participate In WRO India For Free

Teams of 2-3 Students in the same age group led by an adult coach can choose to participate in any one of the four WRO® Competition categories namely RoboMission, Future Innovators, RoboSports, and Future Engineers, depending on the interests, knowledge and skills, and strengths of the students and coach on the team.

 

Note: This year, schools registering two or more teams will enjoy a special incentive: waiver of the registration fee for the second team.This exemption is valid for the future innovators category only.

A team shall be considered eligible for this offer only if all the students and their mentor are from the same school.

Plan Your Journey Ahead for the Biggest Robotics Competition in India

Season 2024 Timeline

All teams should refer to the detailed event schedule, competition categories & rules, progression and qualification criteria carefully to keep a track of important events – dates and deadlines, understand how to qualify through the season, register and prepare a winning robotics solution in time.

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Schedule Calendar

Season 2024 welcomes all students and coaches with their robotics solutions, parents and STEM & robotics enthusiasts, to a series of robotics events at various different stages of progression for different competition category to filter out the best teams and their robotics solutions at a virtual, regional, and a national level to present those solutions on a global level.

Here’s the entire season flow and timeline which will walk you through with all the important events and dates you need to know.

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Don’t Miss Out the Opportunity to Represent India Globally!

Last Registration Dates

Here’s the last dates to register for all the different competition categories. Virtual championship is for future Innovators category only. Regional championship is for RoboMission and qualified Future Innovators teams only. RoboSports and Future Innovators directly register for entry in the national championship.

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Last Registration Dates

Here’s the last dates to register for all the different competition categories. Virtual championship is for future Innovators category only. Regional championship is for RoboMission and qualified Future Innovators teams only. RoboSports and Future Innovators directly register for entry in the national championship.

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Dominate Various Robotics Challenges of WRO India Season 2024

Competition Categories & Rules

Different Challenges | Different Age Groups | Different Learnings

Each competition category has its own unique age groups, rules and guidelines, and team compositions that makes the challenges fun, exciting, and super diverse.

All teams should carefully read their chosen competition category’s general rules and guidelines.

Also, read the progression and qualification criteria for your chosen competition category.

RoboMission

A Challenge-based Competition

Age: Elementary: 8-12 | Junior: 11-15 | Senior: 14-19

Team size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: LEGO® based
Software: Free choice
Maximum size: Max. 25 x 25 x 25 cm
Characteristics: Build and program a robot that solves challenges on a field.

Students must design, construct and program an autonomous robot that can solve specific challenges on a field. Because the field is set up randomly each round, the robot needs to be able to make its own decisions during the run.
All parts of the robot, including controller, motors and sensors must be from LEGO® (MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3, SPIKE PRIME or Robot Inventor).

RESOURCES

All RoboMission category teams shall start at the regional championship (Level 2) and must qualify per the criteria to participate in the national (Level 3) and international (Final Level) championships.

  1. There shall be 125 slots at the national championship for all age group categories.
  2. Teams must score at least 33% of the maximum game score to be eligible for progression to the Nationals.
  3. One of every four teams (or part thereof) shall progress from regional (Level 2) to the nationals (Level 3) in each age group.
  4. Unfilled slots at the national championship shall be filled from the national ranking list.
  5. Judges may select Two Robo Siksha Kendra teams and one host school team from each regional event for the nationals.

Entry Point: Regional Championship (Level 2)
Dates: ~ Jun – Aug, 2024
Fee: INR 18000/Team

RoboMission Rules

Elementary

Junior

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Future Innovators

Enter at Level 1: Virtual Championship 

Event 1 Event 2 Event 3 Event 4

A project-based competition

Age: Elementary: 8-12 | Junior: 11-15 | Senior: 14-19
Team Size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: Free choice*
Software: Free choice*
Maximum size: Must fit into the allocated space
Characteristics: Develop a robot project that helps solve real world problems.

Students create their own innovative intelligent robotics solution relating to the theme of the season. There is no restriction on the use of materials. This includes free choice of controllers, motors, sensors, etc.

Teams will present their project and their robot model to a group of judges on the competition day. The judges will not only grade the robot solution but will also look at aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for this category.

RESOURCES

All Future Innovators category teams shall start at the Virtual Championship (Level 1) and must qualify per the criteria to participate in the regional (Level 2), national (Level 3), and international (Final Level) championships.

  1. Judges carefully evaluate the teams’ projects submittd in the Virtual Championship (Level 1) as per the evaluation rubrics.

    Level 1 consists of 4 Virtual Events
    Registrations for Event-1 and Event-2 are closed. 
    Registrations for Event-3 and Event-4 are open at the respective fees.
  2. The top 400 teams from Virtual Championship (Level 1) shall progress to the regionals (Level 2).
  3. There shall be 125 slots at the national championship for all age group categories.
  4. Teams must score at least 33% of the maximum game score to be eligible for progression to the Nationals (Level 3).
  5. One of every four teams (or part thereof) shall progress from regional (Level 2) to the nationals (Level 3) in each age group.
  6. Judges may select Two Robo Siksha Kendra teams and one host school team from each regional event for the nationals.

Entry Point: Virtual Championship (Level 1)

Event – 1
Dates: 1-12 Feb, 2024
Fees: INR 6000/Team

Event – 2
Dates: 6-10 Apr, 2024
Fees:
INR 6750/Team

Event – 3
Dates: 7-13 May, 2024
Fees:
INR 7500/Team

Event – 4
Dates: 03-09 June, 2024
Fees:
INR 8000/Team

Future Innovators

Enter at Level 1: Virtual Championship 

Event 1 Event 2 Event 3 Event 4

A project-based competition

Age: Elementary: 8-12 | Junior: 11-15 | Senior: 14-19
Team Size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: Free choice*
Software: Free choice*
Maximum size: Must fit into the allocated space
Characteristics: Develop a robot project that helps solve real world problems.

Students create their own innovative intelligent robotics solution relating to the theme of the season. There is no restriction on the use of materials. This includes free choice of controllers, motors, sensors, etc.

Teams will present their project and their robot model to a group of judges on the competition day. The judges will not only grade the robot solution but will also look at aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for this category.

Future Innovators Rules

RoboSports

Age: 11-19
Team Size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: LEGO® based
Software: Free choice
Maximum size: Max. 20 x 20 x 20 cm
Characteristics: Teams design 2 robots that compete with robots of another team.

With the WRO® RoboSports category we introduce a fun and exciting game where two teams each have two autonomous robots on the field playing a sports game. The robot needs to be built from LEGO® materials, including controller, motors and sensors (MINDSTORMS® NXT or EV3, SPIKE PRIME or Robot Inventor). In addition, teams use a camera of their choice.
The game changes every 3 or 4 years and the current game is Double Tennis. Each year little changes are introduced to motivate the students to keep on developing their robots.

RESOURCES

All RoboSports category teams start directly at the national championship (Level 3) and must qualify per the criteria for the international championship (Final Level).

All teams will directly participate in the national championship. There will be a maximum of 25 slots.

Entry Point: National Championship (Level 3)
Dates: 28-30 Aug, 2024
Fee: INR 18,000/Team

RoboSports Rules

Future Engineers

Age: 14-19
Team size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: Free choice
Software: Free choice
Maximum size: Max. 30 x 20 x 30cm
Characteristics: Advanced robotics following current research trends.

With WRO® Future Engineers we created an exciting category for older students. With this new format, we want to bring the current research challenge into schools and teach students an engineering workflow by solving real-world-problems. Teams can use any robot, controller and materials that are in line with the regulations.
The game changes every 3 or 4 years and the current game is all about autonomous driving. The challenge is to build a robot with a steering drive that can drive around a track autonomously. Each year little changes are introduced to motivate the students to keep on developing their robots.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for this category.

RESOURCES

All Future Engineers category teams start directly at the national championship (Level 3) to qualify per the criteria for the international championship (Final Level).

All teams will directly participate in the national championship. There will be a maximum of 25 slots.

Entry Point: National Championship (Level 3)
Dates: 28-30 Aug, 2024
Fees: INR 18,000/Team

Future Engineers

Age: 14-19
Team size: 2-3 students in the same age group lead by an adult coach. Teams can also choose to have a team manager and multiple sponsors to fund their projects, registration fees, and overall WRO journey.
Hardware: Free choice
Software: Free choice
Maximum size: Max. 30 x 20 x 30cm
Characteristics: Advanced robotics following current research trends.

With WRO® Future Engineers we created an exciting category for older students. With this new format, we want to bring the current research challenge into schools and teach students an engineering workflow by solving real-world-problems. Teams can use any robot, controller and materials that are in line with the regulations.
The game changes every 3 or 4 years and the current game is all about autonomous driving. The challenge is to build a robot with a steering drive that can drive around a track autonomously. Each year little changes are introduced to motivate the students to keep on developing their robots.

For all specific rules and regulations refer to the General Rules for this category.

Future Engineers Rules

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Progression & Qualification Criteria

There are different starting levels, events, and progressions for each competition category. Future Innovators competition category starts at virtual championship (Level 1), RoboMission at regional championship (Level 2), and RoboSports and Future Engineers directly enter the national championship (Level 3).

There’s a unique evaluation rubrics or qualifying criteria to judge the projects and robots in different competition categories to progress.

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Virtual Championship (L1)

Judges carefully evaluate the teams’ projects submitted in the Virtual Championship (Level 1) as per the evaluation rubrics. The top 400 teams of the Future Innovators Category will progress to the Regional Championship (Level 2) hosted in different cities in India.

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Regional Championship (L2)

The top 125 teams, each in the Future Innovators and RoboMission competition category from all the regional events, will progress to the National championship.

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National Championship (L3)

National Championship winners in each competition category will represent India by progressing to the International championship (Final Level).

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Become a WRO Champion and Win Exciting Prizes and Much More!

Awards & Accolades

Season 2024 welcomes all students and coaches with their robotics solutions, parents and STEM & robotics enthusiasts, to a series of robotics events at various different stages of progression for different competition category to filter out the best teams and their robotics solutions at a virtual, regional, and a national level to present those solutions on a global level.

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Prizes Up To INR 20 Lakhs

For the first time in 18 years, WRO India has decided to give out monetary prizes to its winners at the National Championship in each competition category. Here’s the category-wise prize distribution.

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Medals & Certificates

At All Championships, virtual, regional, and national, teams will receive 1st, 2nd, and 3rd position awards (Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals for all the students and their coach).

Rest of the participants and coaches get recognition in the following manner:-

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Additional Awards

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Webinars & Bootcamps

Season 2024 welcomes all students and coaches with their robotics solutions, parents and STEM & robotics enthusiasts, to a series of robotics events at various different stages of progression for different competition category to filter out the best teams and their robotics solutions at a virtual, regional, and a national level to present those solutions on a global level.

Free Awareness
Webinar

We invite all the interested students, coaches, parents, and school teachers/principals to join our exclusive webinars to learn more about the World Robot Olympiad.

The Intro To WRO webinar is an engaging session crafted to learn what is required to participate in the World Robot Olympiad, its various competition categories, registration fees, qualification criteria at each progression level, its various benefits, prizes, awards, and recognition.

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