“Battle of the North 4.0” VEX Robotics Competition

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High School students in the Northern California Region will descend upon Shasta High School on November 2nd, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the “Battle of the North 4.0” VEX Robotics Competition. A total of 36 high school teams will be represented from Shasta, Foothill, Anderson, Central Valley, Las Plumas, Yuba City, Inspire School of Arts and Sciences, Shasta Charter Academy, Fall River, Stellar Charter School, Dunsmuir, Build-It, San Jose, Etna and Palo Alto. The community is invited to attend this FREE, family-friendly event. The teams will compete against each other using robots created from VEX Robotics components and software for education called VEX EDR.

Participants will square off in the VEX Robotics Competition game of Tower Takeover. The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by placing Cubes in Towers, or scoring Cubes in Goals. This game was developed by VEX Robotics, Inc. and the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, also known as REC, who are leaders in educational and competitive robotics.The top teams from this competition will have an opportunity to advance to the California State competition in the spring, with the chance of competing in the Vex Robotics World Championship in April 2020.

This event is co-sponsored by Shasta High Robotics and Shasta Community College.

Come by and enjoy the event, just be ready for an action-packed day. For more information on this event please visit the event Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/shastarobotics/ or contact Brian Grigsby, 530-241-4161 Ext. 15317, bgrigsby@suhsd.net.

-from press release
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