Robotics Season Kicks Off with Event Held at Central High School

Posted by Community Relations on 1/7/2016

Robotics season begins Friday and Saturday, January 8-9 with a kickoff event for FIRST (For inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) at Central High School. The announcement of this year’s FIRST Robotics game, the rules and requirements will be simulcast across the globe and to 49 Arizona teams and 600 students in the Central auditorium, Saturday morning at 8 a.m. The teams, including PUHSD schools Carl Hayden, Bioscience and North, will receive their basic robot kit of parts, as well.   There are workshops planned from 7-9 p.m. on Friday night, and after the Saturday announcement, a “quick build” session will be held.  

The teams have six weeks to build their robots, before regional competitions take place. Arizona will have a north regional, March 9 at NAU and west regional, April 6 at Grand Canyon University.