PHIL Robotics National Team victorious at World Robot Olympiad Canada 2020X

The Philippine Robotics National team has proven that the Covid pandemic and the series of typhoons that hit the country in the past week has not deterred them from giving glory and honor to the country.

World Robot Olympiad Canada 2020-X has made innovations in delivering the event to over 750 participants from over 40 countries . WRO Canada 2020-X was a  fully On line event with digital floor plans , live stream events , virtual meetings , social media and real time digital scoreboard. The theme is CLIMATE CHANGE/ CLIMATE SQUAD. Held November 12-15, 2020.

The awardees are as follows :

1st place GOLD – Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc. DYCI NOVUS . OPEN Category Senior High School . PROJECT FEET , 3 part project : Plastic Recycling, Power Generation and Provision of Footwear. The Project Feet robot manufactures footwear from plastic trash and imbed with piezo discs that generate power for mobile phones and other gadgets. The all girl team won “GIRL POWER AWARD” conferred during the 19th Philippine Robotics Olympiad.

Members :

  1. Naiah Nicole Mendoza
  2. Denise Carpio
  3. Abigail Silva

Coach : Beryl Cruz

2nd place SILVER – Dr. Yanga’s Colleges Inc. DYCI Primes. OPEN Category Junior High School . PROJECT CYCLE . A bicycle that can Convert Trash paper mixed with water lilies to make recycled paper . Rice Husk called “ipa” is used to make recycled pencils . The Project Cycle bike is used to generate power for mobile phones and other gadgets.


  1. Annette Nicole Ambi
  2. Aaron James Amar
  3. Daniella Angela De Guzman

Coach : Anne Jazpher Raz

3rd place BRONZE –Candijay Municipal High School , DepEd Division of Bohol . OPEN Category Junior High School. BASAK . Bohol Action to Solidify Agrikultura. Composed of Wind Turbines, Water Pump and Biomass Generators for the agriculture industry in Bohol.

Members :

  1. Mary Haidee Makinano
  2. Trisha Belle Olaivar
  3. Juno Ceasar Escatron

Coach : Thata Celeres

Mylene Abiva , National Organizer , Philippine Robotics Olympiad and World Robot Olympiad Ambassador (representing 72 countries) said “  The biggest challenge was to synchronize everything as the countries were from different time zones . WRO Canada 2020-X set pre scheduled calls  and connected the participants resulting in the  same excitement and success as a physical event. The Philippine Robotics National Team has overcome adversity of slow internet access, remote meetings , school closure, series of typhoons and on line presentations to the WRO Canada judges”.

Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!

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