Started formerly as "Abilix Cup" in 2000, the World Educational Robot (WER) Contest had held its first world competition in 2013 and has since participated by students from more than 40 countries. The contest is open to students from 4 to 18 years old. The details can be found in www.wergame.org.
Aside from national and regional contests, there have been international opens since 2013 in which foreign teams are welcome to participate. Among them are US Open, Canadian Open, Mexico Open, etc. The winners of the regional opens will to participate in the annual world championship.
This year, Blinkgo Limited will support the Robotics Development Enthusiasts Association (RODEA) to hold the first WER Hong Kong Contest to be held in PolyU HKCC in November, 2018.