Teams arrive at the competition with a prebuilt robot and no program.
Teams must program the robot from scratch on the day of the competition.
2 Age Groups
Age: Lite 8-12 years | Prime 11-16 years
Team size: 2-3 people guided by a coach
Hardware: Free choice
Software: Free choice
Maximum robot size: 25 x 25 x 25 cm
Characteristics: Entry level challenge. Teams design a robot to complete basic challenges on the Robo Misson Elementary mat. Competition is run by the teams coach in their own robotics environment.
The Explorer Category is a South African designed challenge with no international final component. The challenge is designed for teams new to Robotics or the WRO competition. Teams build and program a robot to complete tasks on a game field. Teams arrive at the competition with a prebuilt LEGO robot and need to reprogram their robot on the day of the competition.