Teams Set For Robotics Championship

Posted: Updated:
(photo courtesy of IndianaFIRST) (photo courtesy of IndianaFIRST)
KOKOMO -

High school robotics teams from throughout the state will participate in the Indiana State Championship High School Robotics Competition, which kicks off Friday in Kokomo. The best-performing teams will advance to the World Championship, which will take place later this month in Detroit, Michigan.

The event will feature industrial-size robots built and programmed by the teams competing in a difficult field game against other teams, according to the FIRST Robotics Competition website. In addition to the games, the teams will also be judged for awards, which will count toward the teams' standings and their ability to quality for the World Championship.

IndianaFIRST Inc. says the suPURDUEper Robotics team from Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis is currently at the top of the rankings, followed by the TechHOUNDS from Carmel High School and Cyber Blue from Perry Meridian High School in Indy. 

The team standings at the end of the State Championship will determine which teams qualify for the World Championship. The standings heading into this weekend's event are as follows, listed by team name, school, and city.

  1. suPURDUEper Robotics - Purdue Polytechnic, Indianapolis
  2. TechHOUNDS - Carmel High School, Carmel
  3. Cyber Blue - Perry Meridian High School, Indianapolis
  4. Harrison Boiler Robotics - Harrison High School, West Lafayette
  5. Digital Goats - Warren/Walker Career Center, Indianapolis
  6. CyberTooth - Northwestern Sr High School, Kokomo
  7. The Quadrangles - Bloomington High School South, Bloomington
  8. Maverick Boiler Robotics - McCutcheon High School, Lafayette
  9. Team THRUST - Huntington County 4-H Robotics, Huntington
  10. PhyXTGears - Home School Group, Muncie
  11. Westside Boiler Invasion - West Layfayette Junior/Senior High School, West Lafayette
  12. Penn Robotics - Penn High School, Mishawaka
  13. Purple Precision - Brownsburg High School, Brownsburg
  14. Career Academy Robotics - Career Academy South Bend, South Bend
  15. Roborioles - Avon High School, Avon
  16. GalacTech - Cummins Foundation, Columbus
  17. Team Hammond - Hammond High School, Hammond, Indiana
  18. Northridge High School - Northridge High School, Middlebury
  19. Kil-A-Bytes - McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology, Indianapolis
  20. Castle High School Robotics - Warrick County School Corp., Newburgh
  21. Red Alert - Center Grove High School, Greenwood
  22. Las Pumas - New Prairie United School Corp., New Carlisle
  23. ElkLogics - Elkhart Central High School & Elkhart Memorial High School, Elkhart
  24. The Last Crusaders - Knightstown High School, Knightstown
  25. University High School of Indiana Robotics Team - University High School of Indiana, Carmel
  26. North High School - Evansville North High School, Evansville
  27. Precision Guessworks - Lafayette Jefferson High School, Lafayette
  28. Tiger Dynasty - Fishers High School, Fishers
  29. Sham ROCK Botics - Westfield-Washington Schools, Westfield
  30. Area 5188: Classified Robotics - West Vigo High School, Terre Haute
  31. Thundercats - Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools, Jasper
  32. Pike RoboDevils - Pike High School, Indianapolis
  • Perspectives

    • "Wood" You Consider Investing in Timber?

      Looking for an untraditional way to diversify your traditional stock and fixed-income portfolio? If so, try thinking outside the typical realm of investable assets. Don’t know where to start? How about going against the “grain” and investing in timber? Why Trees? Investing in timber can yield a number of benefits. The main draw of having timber in your portfolio is its low, long-term correlation to traditional investments such as stocks and bonds. Low correlation...

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • 1SI executives Matt Hall and Wendy Dant Chesser talked about the project on Inside INdiana Business.

      Momentum Building at 'Hot Spot' River Ridge

      As economic development officials in southeast Indiana welcomed news last week of Louisville-based PharmaCord's plans to invest $52 million and add up to 850 jobs at the River Ridge Commerce Center, they were quick to add there is more development on the horizon. River Ridge is a sprawling, 6,000 acre park located between Jeffersonville and Charlestown that was once home to the massive Indiana Army Ammunition plant and thousands of jobs. Today more than 50 companies call River...

    • (photo courtesy of Governor Eric Holcomb's office)

      Governor Meets with Ag Leaders on Delayed Planting

      Governor Eric Holcomb recently met with leaders from the state's agriculture sector regarding the impact of unusual weather conditions on farms and other ag businesses. The USDA says 84 percent of Indiana's corn crop and 64 percent of soybeans have been planted. Typically, both crops are at 100 percent planted by this time of the year.

    • (photo courtesy of Taylor University)

      Taylor University President to Resign

      The president of Taylor University is stepping down. The university's board of trustees says Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the position and will leave the Upland campus August 15. A specific reason for Haines' resignation was not given, however the Board Chair Paige Cunningham noted the move was "neither solicited nor encouraged" by the board. Haines graduated from Taylor in 1975. He later held various positions at the university including vice president for...

    • "Wood" You Consider Investing in Timber?

      Looking for an untraditional way to diversify your traditional stock and fixed-income portfolio? If so, try thinking outside the typical realm of investable assets. Don’t know where to start? How about going against the “grain” and investing in timber? Why Trees? Investing in timber can yield a number of benefits. The main draw of having timber in your portfolio is its low, long-term correlation to traditional investments such as stocks and bonds. Low correlation...

    • Colts Name Overton As Producer

      The Indianapolis Colts have named Larra Overton as the team's new producer and on-air talent. Overton currently is a sports reporter and anchor for Fox59 WXIN/CBS4 WTTV. She will serve as producer for Colts Productions and will serve as the television sideline reporter for preseason broadcasts and radio sideline reporter for regular season games. Overton holds two degrees from Indiana University.