• April 8th,2012


    Betty H. FairfaxRobotics Wins FIRST Robotics Las Vegas Regional



    The Betty H. Fairfax High School Robotics team was a member of the winning alliance in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Las Vegas Regional competition, April 5th-7that the Cashman Center in Las Vegas Nevada. 


    After finishing in the middle of the pack at the Arizona Regional Robotics Competition in March the team knew they needed to make some adjustments.  The team made those adjustments when they arrived in Las Vegas and continued to improve throughout the competition.  The team caught the eye of team 987 from Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas, NV and team 3245 from The Waterford School in Sandy, UT.  These two teams along with Stampede Robotics from Betty H. Fairfax High School combined to become the number one seeded alliance and moved through the elimination rounds undefeated 6-0 to win the LasVegas Regional Robotics Competition, including setting the competition high scoreat 98 points twice during the elimination rounds.  With this competition win the Betty H.Fairfax High School Stampede Robotics Team has qualified for the International FIRST Robotics Competition Championships in St. Louis, April 25-28.


    In addition to being a Regional Winner the Stampede Robotics Team also brought home the Co-operatition Award from the Las Vegas Competition.The Coopertition™ Award celebrates the team that best demonstrates the greatestlevel of Co-operatition™ during the event, based on their performance on the field.  Stampede Robotics also received the Judge’s Award at the Arizona Competition, which was a way the judges recognized the team’s unique efforts, performance, or dynamics and they felt it merit recognition.




    Betty H. Fairfax H.S.

    Stampede Robotics Team Mentor