MONTREAL, JANUARY 17, 2017 – The Educational Alliance for Science and Technology (E.A.S.T) has announced that registration is now open for the 15th annual Junior Robotics Competition (Robo-Junior). This year’s event will take place at Royal West Academy in Montreal West on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 2017.
In this event, students are asked to build and program robots to meet a specific challenge designed for the competition. During the two-day action packed event, student teams compete with each other in an exciting and motivating environment where they learn programming and team building skills in a fun camaraderie atmosphere. The participating teams may choose to compete in Search & Rescue, OnStage, Two-on-Two Socce, or the Triathlon games.
"Many of the EMSB schools have participated in the Junior Robotics Competition (Robo-Junior) since the first competition in 2002," said Nijad Dahdah, Junior Robotics Coordinator a EAST. "Whether your school has participated or not in the previous years, we invite you to encourage your teachers and students to get involved.”
Registration information, the schedules and rules of the games are accessible at www.sciencetech.ca under 15th Robo-JUNIOR (MORE), so schools can sign up. Click here for more details.
The event is open to the public and admission is free.
Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213