Carl Hayden Falcon Robotics won its sixth regional in seven years at the Arizona North Regional in Flagstaff

Posted by Communications on 3/21/2018

Carl Hayden Falcon Robotics won its sixth regional in seven years at the Arizona North Regional in Flagstaff, March 8-10, and the Phoenix Coding Academy, in its first year of competition, won the Rookie All-Star Award at the Los Angeles Regional, March 15-17.   

Carl Hayden went 6-1-1 in qualifying matches, and drew the attention of the top-seeded team, the Cheesy Poofs from San Jose, California, who picked the Falcons for the three-team alliance, along with the Plasma Robotics from Red Mountain High School.  The alliance cruised through the quarterfinals, semis and finals to win the regional.  Hayden also won the Woody Flowers Design Award.  They will compete in another regional in Las Vegas before heading to Houston, April 18-21 for the world championships.

“I am anxious to see what they can do. Another regional win will help build the anticipation that we might be a contender for the world title. This build season has been hard on the team but they persevered and it is great to see some reward come their way,” Coach Fredi Lajvardi said.