Competing with over 20,000 teams from all over the world, the Saudi Makers-JR of the Saudi Robotics Team earned the Programming Award in the category of FIRST Lego League Explore in Houston, Texas, United States.
Previously, three Saudi teams competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition finals 2023, which were overseen by the Saudi Federation for Robotics and RC Sports in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
The three teams consisted of 12 male and female students from the education departments of Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al-Sharqiyah
The three teams consisted of 12 male and female students from the education departments of Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al-Sharqiyah, who competed in three categories: FIRST Lego League Jr for those from 6 to 10 years of age, FIRST Lego League Challenge for the age group from 9 to 16, and the FIRST Tech Challenge for intermediate and secondary schools – male and female students.
The FIRST League has enabled students to improve their imaginative thinking and teamwork in the fields of science, engineering, technology and mathematics, all of which have contributed to their innovative outlook and their ability and desire to explore and develop the skills of robots and artificial intelligence.