Philippine Robotics Team joins FIRST GLOBAL Robot Challenge 2017 in Washington DC, USA

For the first time, a mixed school Philippine Robotics Team was organized  and named “Legionnaires”. Composed of students from Dr. Yanga’s College Inc. (Bocaue, Bulacan) , Livingstone International School (Angeles City) and Claret School of Quezon City. FIRST Global Robot Challenge 2017 had 160 teams from 152 countries at George University, Washington DC, USA. Participating country teams are teamed up with two(2) other countries for a Hydro challenge using Advance Robotics kits and controllers. The Philippine Embassy USA hosted a dinner to honor the Philippine Robotics Team and Tour of National Museum of Natural Science and Smithsonian Space Museum. Ivanka Trump (daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump) graced the event to welcome delegates particularly students from conflict countries like Afghanistan, Sudan, Iran, Syria , Mali, and other countries. A fantastic global Robotics event!