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ROYAL WEST ACADEMY TO HOST 15TH ANNUAL ROBOTICS COMPETITION

MONTREAL, APRIL 21, 2017 – More than 90 teams from 23 schools are set to compete in the 15th annual Junior Robotics Competition, taking place April 21 and 22 at Royal West Academy (189 Easton) in Montreal West.

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and MP of NDG-Westmount, is set to serve as the keynote speaker for the awards ceremony on April 22 (1:45 p.m.).

The annual competition, which will feature 16 EMSB schools, allows for the teams to compete in four events: Soccer 2-on-2, Search & Rescue, OnStage, and Triathlon.

Representing the EMSB are: Bancroft Elementary School and M.I.N.D. High School in the Plateau, Cedarcrest Elementary School and Gardenview Elementary School in St. Laurent; Coronation Elementary School in Côte des Neiges; Dalkeith Elementary School in Anjou; Edinburgh School, Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary Schools and Royal West Academy in Montreal West; General Vanier Elementary School in St. Léonard; Our Lady of Pompei Elementary School in Ahuntsic; Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School in Rosemount;, Royal Vale and St. Monica Elementary Schools in N.D.G;  and Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount.

For more information and for the complete schedule, please visit: http://sciencetech.ca/events/junior-robotics-competition/



Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca