Two teams represented the UK and Ireland at the 2016 World Festival in St Louis, USA.
The "West Linton Wasps", the current UK and Ireland Champions, are a primary school team from the Scottish Borders who were taking part for the first time. They won a Project Award for Innovation at the World Festival. Team "Termin8ors" are from Ireland and attended the World Festival after winning the Robot Design Award at the UK and Ireland Final. Both teams did a fantastic job of representing their countries, getting fully into the spirit of friendly competition at this huge international event.
A further UK team, the “Rubbish Runners”, attended the Open European Championship in Tenerife where they won a Project Award for Innovation.
Champions' Award - West Linton Wasps, West Linton Primary School
Second Place award - Rubbish Runners, N/A
Project Award - Deeping Architectos, Deepings School
Robot Design Award - Termin8ors, Moycullen Robotics Club
Robot Performance Award - West Linton Wasps, West Linton Primary School
Robot Game Knockout Award - West Linton Wasps, West Linton Primary School
Core Values Award - Northcote Lodge, Northcote Lodge School
Bechtel Award for Safety - Fantastic Plastic!, St. Thomas' CE Primary School
Loughborough University Award for Team Spirit - Egni, Ysgol Glan Clwyd
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation Award for Innovation - Griffin Sprog, The American School in London
Award for Insight into Learning - Trashtastic, St.Margaret's Preparatory School
Judges’ Award - Black Thunder, Reading School
Judges’ Award - Ennerdale Engineers, Ennerdale and Kinniside C of E Primary School