Team Vanuatu ranked 163rd in FIRST Global tournament

Team Vanuatu, SMART Sistas girls, pose with their robot after their final match.

By Jonas Cullwick

The three SMART Sistas who made up Team Vanuatu at the FIRST Global tournament in Washington, DC last week came 163rd in the final tournament ranking.

Even though this is the last ranking position, the girls did a marvelous job representing the country.

Their Cumulative Points of the tournament is 237 and their highest point was 81 and their Match Points, was 5.

The number one ranked team is Team Europe with Cumulative Points of 716, Match Points of 10 and Highest Score of 154.

Team Poland was second with 668, 8, 144, and third Team Amenia with 610, 8 and 132.

Team Solomon Islands is the highest ranked South Pacific islands team at 35th with Cumulative Points of 503, 8 Match Points and 100 Highest Score.

Team Australia was 75th and Team New Zealand 76th with both teams having the Cumulative Points of 441 but Team Australia had the highest score of 144 while NZ 127.

The second last ranked, Team Indonesia, ahead of Team Vanuatu achieved 162nd ranking with 254 cumulative points and 87 their highest score.

Congratulations to the SMART Sistas girls for their participation and representing Vanuatu at the tournament.

Jonas Cullwick, a former General Manager of VBTC is now a Senior Journalist with the Daily Post. Contact: jonas@dailypost.vu. Cell # 678 5460922

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.