About Open Brazil
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Students make part of the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge in their countries, to design, build, and program their own robots to compete with during their national tournaments and then qualify to represent their countries at international tournaments.
During the International Open your teams will be ready to embark on a new mission meeting team members from around the world.
We are looking forward to meet you soon!
Check out the attractions of SESI FIRST® LEGO® LEAGUE International Open Brazil
7h30 - 9h
Team registration + Pits Open
09h - 10h
11h - 14h
End of the day
11h - 14h
End of the day
11h - 14h
End of the event
FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge introduces science, technology, engineering, and math to children ages 9-16 through fun, exciting hands-on learning
With adult coaches to guide them, FIRST® LEGO® League teams (up to 10 members) design, build, and program robots to perform autonomous "missions" on a playing field. Along the way, they develop confidence, critical thinking, team-building, and presentation skills.
Created on July 1, 1946, the Social Service of Industry (SESI) is an institution that works with companies to improve quality of education and to elevate the level of schooling of Brazilians. It also helps create safe and healthy work environments as well as seeks to increase the quality of life of the worker.
Since 2012-13 season, SESI is responsible for the official operation of the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge in Brazil. SESI annually organizes the regional tournaments and the National Tournament.
SESI is also responsible for the mobilization of new robotics teams, the training of technicians and voluntary evaluators, as well as the articulation of the competition held in the Brazil with the international operators, stimulating the participation of Brazilian teams in events abroad.
Located in the heart of Porto Maravilha, Pier Mauá covers an area of 40,000 m2, including the International Cruise Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Touring Building, Mauá Space, in addition to 5 warehouses built in the 19th century, having 3,500 m2 each and an external space of 8,500 m2.
Pier Mauá have held the most exciting events of the town, such as Rio +20, in 2012; Fashion Rio, in 2013; and the mean meeting point for Rio 2016 Olympics Games, in 2016. Visitor can access the area by Light Rail Vehicle (VLT).
About Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and one of the most visited cities in Southern Hemisphere. The city is named the World Capital of Architecture for 2020 by UNESCO.
Rio de Janeiro is known for its natural settings, Carnival, music and beaches. Some of the most famous landmarks include the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf Mountain with its cable car, and Maracanã Stadium, venue of the 2014 World Cup final.
RIO Galeão – International Airport Tom Jobim: Taxis, vans and UBER to go from the airport to the hotel, and the hotel to de venue. The transport service must be hired by the teams.
SESI is not providing this service.
Know some suggestions. Teams are responsable for booking their hotels.
It is extremely important that those who are legally responsible for any underage participant make sure to contact the hotel directly to receive updated information on local requirements concerning their ability to accommodate any unaccompanied guests under 18 years old.
Please be advised that SESI will not provide this kind of information and cannot be held responsible in the event of lack of proper documents at the time of check in.
Please, verify the conditions regarding COVID’s travel restrictions to Brazil, nearest the event.
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