Posted: February 14, 2020
The Superior Middle School Blazer Bots are competing in the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition at Acadia University Saturday, Feb. 15. There are 6 teams from NB that qualified for the event and are heading to the competition.
Information about the competition can be found at https://robots.acadiau.ca/id-2019-20-championships-information.html
There are presentations in the morning in front of judges, and the afternoon consists of the robotics competition. The afternoon competition is being broadcast live on the Internet. There are 30 teams competing from across Nova Scotia, PEI and New Brunswick. The robotics challenge consists of three rounds of play for each team and each round lasts 2.5 minutes where their robot is coded to complete as many missions as possible. The SMS Blazer Bots are on at the following times tomorrow: 2:05 p.m.on Table 2B, 2:45 p.m. on Table 2A, and 3:25 p.m.on Table 3A.
You can check out the FIRST LEGO League event in action, via the direct link: http://webcast.3sixty.live/Player/Player/55
Congratulations to the SMS students travelling to the competition: Julia DesLauriers, Connor Ellis, Maddie Ellis, Connor Jacques, Hunter Ngo, Aidan Pacifico, and Ava Silver. Coaches are David Good and Lesa Scott.
Special thanks goes out to Brilliant Labs & SMS for making this trip possible.