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Championship in robotics Central Asia FIRST Championship started in Astana

Championship in robotics Central Asia FIRST Championship started in Astana
Фото: Ministry of Education 23.02.2024 15:37 1016

Today, the opening of the largest robotics championship Central Asia FIRST Championship was held in the capital of Kazakhstan, El.kz reports citing Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Over the course of three days, over 3,000 schoolchildren from five countries will compete for the title of the strongest.

Addressing the participants of the competition, the Chairman of the Secondary Education Committee noted that the Ministry pays special attention to the development of STEM education.

"Such competitions help young researchers to reach their potential and find a vocation in the field of engineering, technology, physics and mathematics. This is an excellent platform for the exchange of experience, mutual inspiration and the development of students' scientific interests. Let this idea contribute to the development of robotics in our country, and let the participants achieve outstanding results. I wish you all success!" said Kanybek Zhumashev.

It should be noted that the championship will be held in three age categories as part of the FIRST global program: FLL Explore (6-10 years old), FLL Challenge (10-16 years old) and FIRST Tech Challenge (12-18 years old).

In addition to the robot game, the championship includes a competition of innovative projects and judging sessions. FIRST Championships are held annually in various themes. This year's season is dedicated to the theme of art and performances.

The winners of the competition will receive valuable prizes, licenses to participate in international competitions in the USA, Australia, Singapore, grants to Kazakhstani and foreign universities, as well as diplomas of I, II, III degrees of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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