MakeWonder hosts the annual Wonder League Robotics Competition, which brings together teams from around the world to solve coding challenges. During this competition, teams participate in three rounds of missions over a five-month period to become eligible for a Wonder Workshop–sponsored Invitational Round in the spring. Teams of youth aged 6–8 and 9–12 are asked to design solutions for real-world science and technology challenges by programming Dash and Dot, two programmable robots created by MakeWonder. By participating in the competition, students will develop problem-solving and creativity skills while building meaningful relationships with their peers. In addition, they will display their scientific thinking through authentic journaling. The grand prize includes a $5,000 STEM grant. Each member of a winning team will receive a Dash robot, national recognition, and a team certificate. Participation is free.
Deadlines: August 14, 2017, coach’s guide released; September 18, 2017, Mission One released; October 30, 2017, Mission Two released; January 1, 2018, Mission Three released; March 5, 2018, Invitational Round commences
The Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC) is an online tournament for students of all levels to participate in and learn about STEM, coding, robotics, and technology career paths. CRCC enables teachers, schools, and districts to engage students with technology and develop STEM awareness while they compete in the gamelike competition.
CoderZ has kicked off registration for the third annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC) for students in grades 5–8. This online coding and robotics tournament enables schools, districts, and afterschool programs and clubs to engage students in STEM learning by using game-based competitions that are both safe and fun.