Indiana Robotics State Championship held in Huntington this weekend

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Robotics teams from across Indiana will be gathering in Huntington this weekend for a chance at the Robotics State Championship.

Huntington High School will host engineering students and technical mentors in a series of qualification and elimination matches for the World Robotics Championship in St. Louis, MO this Friday and Saturday.

The teams’ robots will have to pass a variety of timed challenges, from firing whiffle balls to climbing ropes. The event is free and open to the public. Find the full schedule below:

Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm- Pits Open, Inspections, Practice Matches

Friday, April 7, 2017
8:00 am – 10:30 am – Pits Open, Practice Rounds, Inspections
10:00 am – 12:30 pm – Invited Guest Event
10:30 am – 11:00 am – Opening Ceremonies
11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Qualification Matches
12:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Sponsor & Scholarship Tables Open
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Qualification Matches
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Team Social
8:00 pm – Pits Close*

Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:00 am – Pits Open
8:30 am – 2:00 pm – Scholarship & Sponsor Tables Open
9:00 am – 9:30 am – Opening Ceremonies
9:30 am – 12:15 pm – Qualification Matches
12:15 am – 12:30 pm – Cross-Program State CMP Recognition
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Alliance Selections
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Final Rounds
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Awards Ceremony
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Winning Alliance & Cultural Award photos
7:00 pm – Pits Close*

*Schedule subject to change.

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