College to host FIRST LEGO League robotics qualifying event

WHAT:
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast will host the FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifying Tournament, a robotics competition.

WHEN:
10:55 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12
2:30 p.m.: Awards ceremony

DETAILS:
This qualifying event is one of many throughout Indiana. Teams that have created a LEGO® robot will compete before judges in four areas:

  1. Robot performance
  2. FIRST® LEGO® League core values, which references how teams prepare for the tournament and behave as a team
  3. Robot design
  4. Project presentation

Each of the four areas will have a first and second place finisher.

The following schools or groups will participate in the tournament:

Carroll Middle School Fort Wayne
Summit Middle School Fort Wayne
Maple Creek Middle School Fort Wayne
Paul Harding Jr. High Fort Wayne
Saint Charles Catholic School Fort Wayne
St. Aloysius School Yoder
Wells County 4-H Bluffton
Huntertown Elementary School Huntertown
Huntington County 4-H Robotics Huntington
Central Lutheran School New Haven
Northern Heights Elementary School Columbia City

The top three overall teams will advance to the Indiana FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Tournament on Dec. 12 at IPFW. Visit www.etcs.ipfw.edu/fll to learn more about FIRST® LEGO® League.

For more information, contact Karen Jones at kjones82@ivytech.edu or 260-481-2266.

WHERE:
Public Safety Academy: Ivy Tech South Campus
7602 Patriot Crossing
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
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