Arkansas Robotics Students Qualify for Worlds at ATU

VEX Robotics State Championships at ATU 2020

Thirty-five robotics teams from the elementary through high school levels qualified for the 2020 VEX Robotics World Championships during Arkansas state championships hosted by Arkansas Tech University on Thursday, March 5, and Saturday, March 7.

The following Arkansas teams, listed with additional honors earned during the state championships, are now eligible to compete in Louisville, Ky., April 22-28 (note that some schools had multiple teams entered; that is why the same school is sometimes listed more than once the same category):

Elementary IQ
Excellence – Bradford Elementary
STEM Research Project – Dwight Elementary (Russellville)
Robot Skills Champion – Center Valley Elementary (Russellville)
Teamwork Champions – Jonesboro and Russellville Intermediate
Teamwork Second Place – Oakland Heights Elementary (Russellville) and Hamburg
Design – Jonesboro

Middle School IQ
Excellence – Lake Village
STEM Research Project – Fulbright Junior High (Bentonville)
Robot Skills Champion – Lake Village
Teamwork Champions – Fulbright Junior High (Bentonville) and Woodland Junior High (Fayetteville)
Teamwork Second Place – Fulbright Junior High (Bentonville) and Lake Village
Teamwork Third Place – Bryant and Jonesboro
Design – Fulbright Junior High (Bentonville)

Middle School VRC
Excellence – Bryant
Tournament Champions – Jonesboro and Ramay Junior High (Fayetteville)
Tournament Finalists – Bryant and Bryant
Robot Skills Champion – Bryant
Design – McGehee

High School VRC
Excellence – Bryant
Tournament Champions – Bentonville and Russellville
Tournament Finalists – Bryant and Bryant
Tournament Semifinalists – Bentonville, Russellville, Batesville Southside and Russellville
Design – Bentonville

The 2020 VEX Robotics Arkansas State Championships at ATU were sponsored by Suddenlink and Potlatch Deltic.

The ATU STEM Education Collaborative served as host.

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