Two Tierra Del Sol Elementary School students placed 1st in the RoboRAVE (Robots Are Very Educational) International robotics competition held in Albuquerque.
TDS Sundancers Juanito Murillo and Demetrius Delgado, competed in the a-MAZE-ing event at the elementary level.
The goal is to program a robot to complete the path of an elevated maze in 2 minutes or less. The overall score is based on completing the task and the fastest time of completion.
RoboRAVE International is a Robotics Education program that strives to teach students and teachers how to design, build, program and test robots to perform a variety of tasks.
Their motto is “Today’s Play, Tomorrow’s Pay” and their goals are Fun while Learning, Sharing and Teamwork.
Over 550 teams (1,500 players) from 20 countries in elementary, middle and high school participated at the competition which was held May 10 – 12.