Romanian Teams at the World Championship, Detroit – 2018
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The World Robotics Championship, the grand final of the FIRST competition season was held this year in Detroit, USA (April 25 – 28, 2018). 128 international FIRST Tech Challenge teams attended from multiple countries around the world. 6 Romanian teams attended the championship. In total, over 80 students and mentors from some of the most prestigious High-Schools in Romania participated in this championship.
After months and months of hard work, during which the contestants designed their robots, the teams that qualified to the World Championship after being awarded during BRD FIRST Tech Challenge Romania 2018 were:
– Team RO001 Xeo Alba Iulia – Horea Closca si Crisan National College, Alba Iulia
– Quantum Robotics – RO 077 International Computer High School of Bucharest
– QUBE – Mihai Viteazul National College, Bucharest
– Technogods Robotics Team – Ecaterina Teodoroiu National College, Targu-Jiu
– Autovortex Romania, Bucharest
– Autovortex Fan Courier, Bucharest

Marathon of competition matches and team activities at their pits

There were 2 Romanian teams that played in the Semi-Final.
Technogods Robotics Team reached 4th place in their division and secured their spot in the Semi-final. They chose in their alliance one Romanian Team – Team Xeo and one American Team.
„I am very proud of all the children that participated in this championship and who worked for months and months, sometimes during the night too to build these robots” said Dana Războiu, the founder of the „ EducationNatie Prin Educatie” Association.
All the matches played at the World Championship, the special events and the overall teams experience have brought many tears of joy to the students that represented Romania in Detroit at the greatest Robotics Championship, First FIRST Tech Challenge, where they competed against teams from all over the world.
Congratulations to all the Romanian teams that attended the event!

Here you can find some highlights from the Championship –