Indian Robot Olympiad 2015 held, Winners to Represent Country in WRO 2015 Championship at Qatar


20 teams to represent India at the World Robot Olympiad, scheduled to take place at Doha, Qatar from 6th to 8th November 2015

NEW  DELHI / BENGALURU, India – September 28, 2015 – India Stem Foundation (ISF) organized the tenth edition of Indian Robot Olympiad (IRO) 2015, the annual national level robotics championship in collaboration with National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Maruti Suzuki and DLF along with support from District Administration on 26th and 27th of September 2015 at Epicentre, Gurgaon. There were around 709 students participating in this event.

The Indian Robot Olympiad is held in five categories elementary level, junior high, senior high, open and ROBOT Soccer GEN II. To showcase their talent and creativity teams from over 225 different schools across India participated and the two winning teams from each category will get to represent India in the World Robot Olympiad to be held in Qatar from November 6th -8th 2015.

‘Robo Kids’ from Bengaluru topped the elementary level category, ‘The Knights’ team from Mumbai topped the Junior school category and in High school ‘Dark Dinos’ from Delhi topped the list. In open category Knowtillus ‘Path Finders’ from Mumbai were the toppers and in the fifth category that was ROBOT Soccer GEN II ‘Lionel Messi’ from Delhi created and programmed robot to solve complex challenges.

The winners across all the categories are listed below

Elementary Category

Rank Team Name City
1 Robo Kids Bangalore
2 Trojan Horse Jaipur
3 Thunder Divers Ahmadabad
4 Storm Divers Ahmadabad

Junior High Category

Rank Team Name City
1 The Knights Mumbai
2 100 MPH Mumbai
3 DK 100 Mumbai
4 Y – L – VIS Delhi

Senior High Category

Rank Team Name City
1 Dark Dinos Delhi
2 Variable Mumbai
3 Galaxy Mountaineers 2 Rajkot
4 VKP Matrix Chennai

Open Category

Rank Team Name City
1 Knowtillus Mumbai
2 Path Finders Delhi
3 Shadow Bots Delhi
4 Robology Lion Bhopal

ROBOT Soccer GEN II

Rank Team Name City
1 Lionel Messi Delhi
2 Maradona Delhi
3 Team NEXT-FC Delhi
4 Team Extreme Delhi

I wish to congratulate all the national winners who will be representing India at the World Robot Olympiad 2015, Qatar and will be competing with participants from across the world.  I am sure they will return with great laurels for the country. We are greatly enthusued with the overwhelming participation and plan to expand our regional footprints to make IRO accessible to more students across India.” said Mr Sudhanshu Sharma, Founder at India Stem Foundation

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About India Stem Foundation (ISF)

India Stem Foundation(ISF) is an organisation engaged in generating interest among students towards computer science, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (CS-STEM) through the innovative use of Robotics learning platform and other reserach based hands-on learning tools.

ISF believe that Robotics based programs & competitions are one of the best platforms providing an opportunity to students to connect with science & technology in a fun filled and engaging manner.

For more information please visit http://indiastemfoundation.org/

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