Mustangs ready to host robotics competition

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead

tsa logo(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS Robotics and Engineering students in Technology Students Association (TSA) will be competing in the Lakewood Ranch sixth annual Tower Takeover Qualifier robotics competition.

The event will take place from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at LRHS. There will be 12 Mustangs competing in two teams. About 30 teams are registered to compete through the whole competition.

This competition is an official qualifier for the State Champions on Feb. 15. The LRHS TSA has already qualified for states; this competition will be used as practice. Past and present Mustangs will be attending as volunteers.

The main events will take place inside the cafeteria. No outside food or drinks are permitted during the event. However, in the morning coffee and doughnuts will be available and in the afternoon pizza and snacks will be for purchase.

Junior Cooper Zion said, “I have been in Robotics for three years and this will be my second year competing. I’m excited to test the new code that we are third in the state for.”

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