WLRC Year 9 Registration is Open!
Ladies, gentlemen, and bright young minds from around the globe, we are delighted to welcome you to the thrilling spectacle of innovation and creativity – The Wonder Workshop Year 9 Competition! This year, the arena is transformed into a wonderland of exploration and adventure, aptly named “Wonder League Park”.
In the heart of the park, vibrant lights illuminate the paths to ingenious inventions, whirring machineries, and the buzz of digital commands, all set to test your technological mastery and imaginative capacities. This enchanting amusement park-themed competition brings forth a confluence of computer science, engineering, creativity, and most significantly, fun, into a dazzling display of educational excitement!
As you step into the sprawling vistas of Wonder League Park, Dash, our vivacious and incredibly smart robot, becomes your ally in navigating through a series of challenges sprinkled across the park. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves employing your acumen in computer science and engineering to aid Dash in managing the park’s intricate operations, ensuring that all virtual guests are treated to a seamless, joyous experience.
Students will be plunged into a world where their skills are the key to unlocking the secrets of successful amusement park management. From the dizzying heights of the roller coasters to the detailed intricacies of the carousel, participants will decipher codes, troubleshoot robotic functions, and innovate solutions to ensure Dash effectively orchestrates the mechanical and digital symphony that is Wonder League Park.
So, fasten your seatbelts, esteemed participants, as you embark on this exhilarating journey of robotics, coding, engineering, and boundless imagination at the Wonder Workshop Year 9 competition. May your codes be error-free and your algorithms swift – Welcome to the Wonder League Park!
About the Wonder League
The Wonder League Robotics Competition (WLRC) started in 2015 and has now reached more than 90,000 kids over the last eight years. This growing network of coding and robotics teams uses our all-inclusive program to inspire an early love of coding, computer science, tangible learning, and STEAM education. Through a series of story-based missions, the teams develop problem-solving, growth mindset, and creativity skills while learning to code.
Innovator Cup & Pioneer Cup
Join the 9th annual Wonder League Robotics Competition today! Teams competing in the Innovator Cup (Ages 6-8) and Pioneer Cup (Ages 9-12) will be presented with five missions designed to spark creativity, encourage collaboration, and engage participants in real-world problem-solving.
Coaches will register each team from within a Make Wonder subscription. If you already have a Make Wonder subscription, log in and set up a team in the Wonder League area of the portal. If you are not a current Make Wonder subscriber, purchase one Coach Success Pack for each team of up to 5 students. You can register teams based on the number of students you have in your subscription.
What is required?
A Make Wonder subscription
In order to register your team, coaches will need a Make Wonder subscription. (You can register teams based on the number of students you have in your subscription.)
A team is made up of a supervising adult coach and one to five members
A Compatible Device
You are able to use an iPad, iPhone, Android device, Chrome Book, or Mac or PC using a Chrome Browser. To see the full device list, you can visit here.
A 5'x8' mat of 30cm squares and basic prototyping materials
A Dash Robot
All teams will need a Dash robot to participate. The use of a Dot or Cue robot will no longer be used.
Internet access to download and upload materials are required.
2023-2024 WLRC Important Dates
October 16, 2023
Round One Opens + Mission 1 Released
November 6, 2023
Round One Mission 2 Released
December 4, 2023
Round One Mission 3 Released
January 8, 2024
Round One Mission 4 Released
February 16, 2024
Student Team Registration Closes
February 29, 2024
Round One Mission Evidence Submission Closes
March 11, 2024
Invitational Round Opens + Final Mission Released
April 12, 2024
Invitational Round + People's Choice Award (optional) Submission Due
April 22, 2024
WLRC People's Choice Voting Opens
May 3, 2024
WLRC People's Choice Voting Closes
May 9, 2024
2023-2024 WLRC Winner Announcement