VAN WERT — Van Wert High School is hosting the fifth annual Northwest Ohio qualifier robotics competition beginning at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the high school gymnasium, 10708 state Route 118 S., Van Wert.
Hardware and field inspections will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the Middle School. The event features 28 teams from Ohio and nearby states. The event is free and open to the public.
Van Wert High School will be hosting the 5th annual Northwest Ohio Qualifier Robotics competition on January 26th. This event features approximately 28 teams from Ohio and nearby states with the opening ceremony beginning Saturday at 10:15 a.m. in the Van Wert High School gymnasium. This event is free and the public is invited to attend.
The local event comes on the heels of the VWHS Robotics Teams’ recent participation in the Dayton Qualifier where the veteran team, VW Robotics, won the Promote and Connect Awards. This year, Van Wert High School has expanded to two robotics teams, the veteran “VW Robotics” and the new, all-rookie “Cougar Robotics” team. Both Van Wert teams will be competing in the Southwestern Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge State Qualifier held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as well as the local Van Wert Qualifier.