FIRST Championship is one of the most prestigious international robotics competitions for high school students around the world. Earlier, the FIRST® authorized FPT University to organize the robotic competition in Vietnam following the rules and standards of the U.S.’ FIRST® Tech Challenge.

Da Nang’s students to compete at world’s FIRST robotic championship

Held for the first time in Vietnam, the FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) Vietnam with the theme “Young Generation Creating the Future” was for junior and senior high school students (grades 7-12) nationwide. More than 2,000 students from across the country participated in the event, in teams of 3-15 members.

In order to support students nationwide to join in the competition, FPT University also organized the Vietnam Open Robotics Challenge (VORC) in Hanoi, Da Nang, Quy Nhon, Can Tho, and Ho Chi Minh City. Students were trained to familiarize themselves with robots in a more accessible format with virtual simulation.

Through such competitions Vietnamese students can enhance their knowledge and skills. Moreover, those activities will ignite creativity and potential for better movements in science and technology.

Various Vietnamese teams have achieved excellent results in global-scale robot competitions in recent years. Vietnam is recognized as a country with solid technological growth and a potential young labor force capable of applying high technologies such as AI, Big Data, or trending industries worldwide such as chips and semiconductors.

Source: VNA