The Carroll Robotics Team, Fired Up! finished sixth overall in their division and reach the quarterfinal round in the World Championships. They also received the Judges Award, an honor given to a team that impresses the judges.
Teams from 30 different countries competed in the event.
Matches from the World Championships are available to watch online. Click here, look under ‘results’ then VRC High School. Carroll is Team 7110A.
The World VEX Championships took place April 15-18 in Kentucky.
Carroll hosted a Vex Robotics Competition on Saturday, Jan. 24 and organizers say the event was a huge success.
This was the district’s first Vex Robotics Competition. 30 teams from around the state meet at Carroll High School for a day of intense competition, including a new world record.
The Carroll Robotics team took home what are considered top honors in Vex Competitions. The team had two robots competing, and they joined forces in the final elimination rounds to make it all the way to the finals. Both teams received special recognition from the judges earning the Design Award, and the Excellence Award. The world record in the Programming Skills event was set by another local team featuring CISD student Tiger Yang. Click here for a complete list of tournament results.
Organizers thank participants for making the event a great success; including event announcer, Student Council President Todd Brown as well as judges, volunteers, coaches and spectators.
The Carroll Robotics Team is coached by Linda Woessner at Carroll Senior High School. For more information about Carroll Robotics, visit the team website. The event was also covered by the Star-Telegram and Southlake Sports Magazine/ FOTOSPORT.