Thursday, October 29, 2020

Carroll Hosting Robotics Competition Jan. 24

Carroll Dragon logo Trademarked 4Middle and high school students from around Texas will descend upon Carroll High School Jan. 24 for the Carroll Skyrise VEX Robotics Competition.

Approximately 36 teams will come together for a non-stop, action-packed day of competition where they will battle against each other with robots created from the VEX Robotics Design System.  Participants will square off in the game Skyrise developed by VEX Robotics, Inc. and the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, leaders in educational and competitive robotics. The event is open to the public and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. followed by the final rounds.

The Carroll Skyrise VEX Robotics Competition is one in a series 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 the VEX Robotics World Championship which will be taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

At the World Championship, these exemplary teams will have the opportunity to challenge their top-ranked peers from other 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.

COMPETING SCHOOLS:
Berkner High School, Richardson
Ball High School, Galveston
Richardson Berkner STEM Academy, Richardson
Phoenix Charter School, Greenville
Greenville Middle School, Greenville
Serbin Homeschool, Greenville
Fort Worth Christian School, Fort Worth
International Leadership of Texas, Garland
Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning, North Richland Hills
Carroll Senior High School, Southlake
Austin Academy for Excellence, Garland
McKinney High School, McKinney
Keller High Robotics, Keller
The Mandarin Chinese School, Arlington
Teague High School, Teague

WHERE:
Carroll High School
800 White Chapel Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092

WHEN:
Saturday, January 24, 2015

9:00-9:15 a.m. opening ceremonies
9:30-12:00 p.m. qualifying rounds
12:00-1:00 p.m. lunch/robot and programming skills
1:00-3:30 qualifying rounds
3:45-4:00 p.m. alliance selection
4:00-5:00 p.m. elimination rounds/finals
5:00-5:30 p.m. awards ceremony

CONTACT:
LINDA WOESSNER
817-949-5800 x5902
Linda.Woessner@southlakecarroll.edu