Robotics tourney Saturday at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School



FLINT TWP. — Thirty-five teams of middle and high school students will descend upon Carman-Ainsworth Middle School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday October 17 for the Bee MO’ VEX Robotics Competition.

Competing teams are from Flint, Pontiac, Grand Blanc, Port Huron, Bloomfield Hills, Haslett, Novi, Swartz Creek and East Lansing. They will come together for a non-stop, actionpacked day of competition where they will battle against each other with robots created from VEX EDR.

Participants will square off in the game VEX Robotics Competition “Nothing But Net,” which is played by scoring colored balls in high and low goals and by elevating robots in a designated climbing zone.

VEX Robotics Competition “Nothing But Net” was developed by VEX Robotics, Inc. and the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, leaders in educational and competitive robotics.

This is an Official Michigan VEX HS/MS State Qualifying Event that is scheduled for 4 State Qualification Spots .

A concession stand will be available.

The Bee MO’ VEX Robotics Competition is one in a series of tournaments supported by the REC Foundation and various national, regional and local sponsors. The competition season culminates each spring, with the top performing teams from local and state VEX Robotics Competitions competing against each other at VEX Worlds.

At VEX Worlds, these exemplary teams will have the opportunity to challenge their top-ranked peers from over 30 countries around the world, including Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States of America. — R.S.

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