The first WRO Invitational!

We are thrilled to announce the first official WRO Friendship Invitational Tournament!

This tournament will take place 30 August – 2 September at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines and will be hosted by our national organizer FELTA Inc.

Teams will stay at Plantation Bay Resort, a wonderful place where there is plenty of time and opportunity to make new international friends.

This is a three-minute look at Plantation Bay Resort & Spa, which is located on Mactan Island, Cebu Province.

At the tournament there will be competitions in the following categories:

Regular Elementary
Regular Junior
Regular Senior

Member countries can qualify 1 team per category, so 4 teams per country have the opportunity to visit this event!

Please note: Qualification and registration for this invitational will be done through the national organizers, it is not possible to register directly for this tournament.




Guidelines on Entry of Temporary Visitors to the Philippines
Visa Guidelines/Requirements
WRO Friendship Invitational 2018 Registration Fees
WRO Friendship Invitational 2018 Registration Form
WRO Friendship Invitational 2018 Registration Form for VIP and Guests
WRO Friendship Invitational 2018 Schedule of Activities



Tentative Schedule of Activities

August 30, 2018 (Thursday)

12:00 Registration at Plantation Bay lobby
14:00 GLOBAL Beach Challenge (Optional per country. Registration Required.
Limited Slots only)
17:00 Judge’s Meeting
15:00 Practice Sessions –Regular Category

August 31, 2018 (Friday)

7:00 Bus Departs for Hoops Dome
8:30 Teams set up/ Viewing by Public
9:30 Coach Meeting
9:30 Practice Rounds
10:00 OPENING Ceremonies
12:30 Lunch
13:30 FIRST/ SECOND Round Regular Category/ Football
17:00 Friendship Dinner/ Shopping at SM Seaside

September 1, 2018 (Saturday)

7:00 Bus Departs for Hoops Dome
9:00 Teams Set up/ Viewing by Public
10:00 FINAL Round Regular Category/ Football
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Judging Tabulation of Scores
18:00 CLOSING Ceremonies/ Awarding Ceremonies

September 2, 2018 (Sunday)

FREE Time/ Beach Activities
VIP Island Hopping/ Snorkeling (VIP/ National Organizers only)
12:00 Check out at Plantation Bay
Departure for Airport