Robotics Students Set For State Championship

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(photo courtesy IndianaFIRST) (photo courtesy IndianaFIRST)

More than 30 teams of high school students from throughout the state will compete in the 2018 IndianaFIRST state robotics championship in Kokomo. The teams with the highest rankings after the event, which runs Friday and Saturday, will advance to represent Indiana in the World Championships later this month.

The teams qualified for the state championship event are currently led by the TechHOUNDS from Carmel High School, Team THRUST from Huntington County 4-H Robotics and the Kil-A-Bytes from the McKenzie Center for Innovation at Technology in Indianapolis. The other teams include:

  • Red Alert - Center Grove High School, Greenwood
  • Cyber Blue - Perry Meridian High School, Indianapolis
  • Digital Goats - Warren/Walker Career Center, Indianapolis
  • Team Hammond - Hammond
  • CyberTooth - Northwestern Sr. High School, Kokomo
  • Pike RoboDevils - Pike High School, Indianapolis
  • Harrison Boiler Robotics - Harrison High School, West Lafayette
  • Penn Robotics - Penn High School, Mishawaka
  • Tiger Dynasty - Fishers High School, Fishers
  • TL Fearsome Gears - Twin Lakes Senior High School, Monticello
  • RobotDogs - Crown Point High School, Crown Point
  • Red Pride Robotics - Plainfield High School, Plainfield
  • PhyXTGears - Muncie
  • Team Roboto - District Troup 447, Anderson
  • Westside Boiler Invation - West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School, West Lafayette
  • Area 5188: Classified Robotics - West Vigo High School, Terre Haute
  • Roborioles - Avon High School, Avon
  • ElkLogics - Elkhart Central High School & Elkhart Memorial High School, Elkhart
  • Maverick Boiler Robotics - McCutcheon High School, Lafayette
  • Purple Precision - Brownsburg High School, Brownsburg
  • Aluminosity - StoneGate Arts & Education Center, Bedford
  • The Last Crusaders - Knightstown High School, Knightstown
  • Munster HorsePower - Munster High School, Munster
  • Career Academy Robotics - Career Academy South Bend, South Bend
  • RobotBlitz - Michigan City
  • SHAMROCKBOTICS - Westfield High School, Westfield
  • Conductors - Ben Davis High School, Indianapolis
  • CyberCards - Southport High School, Indianapolis
  • Tribe Tech Robotics - Danville Community High School, Danville

You can find more about this weekend's competition by clicking here.

This year's world championship event will take place April 25-28 in Detroit, Michigan.  You can learn more about this year's game in the video below:

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