Last Saturday, March 8th, the Greenwich Academy Upper School Robotics team, RoboEpic 5017, competed in the 10th annual CT FTC State Championship Tournament. Earning this spot by hosting a CT State Qualifying Event and performing extremely well at the Loomis CT State Qualifier, the girls went on to win a Judges Award for their spirit, enthusiasm, and determination during the event. With their coaches volunteering to assist in running the event, the team was on their own for most of the day; making repairs, dealing with technical issues, and having fun while bonding as a team. It was a win-win for everyone! Although their robot finished the day ranked as 15th (our of 24), they all had a great time. Now the girls plan to completely rewire the robot and give it a tune-up before heading to York, PA, for the East SuperRegional Championship April 3-5, 2014.
On Sunday, February 16th, RoboEpic earned Second Place Inspire at the NY Hudson Valley Regional Championship Tournament. They also won the Promote Award for an amazing video about “Leaderhip is….” Read their page to find out more about RoboEpic’s Block Party season!