Coding is the new team sport for future innovators. Over 2 months, children in teams of up to 5 will design solutions to real-world science and technology challenges by programming and building extensions for their Dash robots. They will develop problem solving and creativity skills, learn about issues facing the world around them, and build meaningful relationships with their peers. Top teams will be invited to complete the Final Round in Spring 2017.
Solutions are submitted online, so your team can compete from anywhere in the world. It’s FREE to participate!
The official 2016 theme is Animal Habitat Rescue! Get your rescue bots ready to help baby sea turtles, create conservation areas, and rebuild the bamboo forest!
Who can play?
Anyone between the ages of 6 and 12 when the competition starts on October 17, 2016! Participants will be divided into 2 age brackets: ages 6-8 and ages 9-12. All members in each team must be in the same age bracket.
What can I do to prepare?
The competition is exciting, but slow and steady wins the race. Your kids can start preparing now and to be ready to go when the competition starts! Here is what they can do:
1. Do the Scroll Quest in the Wonder app.
2. Do the Summer of Code challenges. PS the solutions are in the PDF download.
We recommend a 2 hour per week time commitment after the competition starts. Your goal should be to complete one mission per week. This leaves room for holidays, debugging, and submission.
Early Sept - Registration opens.
October 17, 2016 - Registration ends. Competition starts and missions are released!
December 15, 2016 - Deadline to submit solutions.
January 16, 2017 - Finalists announced. Final Round mission is released!
February 24, 2017 - Deadline to submit Final Round solutions.
March 15, 2017 - Winners are announced!
To learn more about the previous missions, please visit this page.
Register Your Team Now! RSPV @ makewonder.com/competition
Hear from the Winning Teams!
Last year's winning team was from Lilburn, GA! Play the video to hear what they have to say.