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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