Robobot Competition – Meadville PA 2011
We had such a fun time attending the RoboBots tournament for 2011. This competition is designed to help industy and students get together to produce battle ready fighting machines.
A History Of The RoboBots
In 2006, local industry and NTMA representatives in Northwestern PA came together to develop RoboBOTS, the educational program comprising of robotics curriculum, mechanical engineering methodology, and teacher training. The unique partnership between students, teachers, and industry representatives builds valuable industry-school links by helping competitors engineer a lean, mean, fighting machine.
The great part about this competition is that it has encouraged students to pursue manufacturing, engineering and technology careers in the following fields:
- tool and die
Robobots 2011 Standings
Congratulations to Bloomsburg High School with the winning robot (Pixie). The team, Malicious Intent 1 took home the competitions top prize! Find out all the Robobot Standings.
Brian Deane discussing the ROBOBOT program at the regional competition at the Meadville High School April 2, 2011. “This is the 5th year and we had 200 students participating from 5 counties including Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Venango, and Warren.”
RoboBots in action
RoboBots Competition Meadville, PA photos courtesy of MetalsInMotion.com
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