Results: Southern New England Regional VEX IQ Highrise Championship

The Southern New England Regional VEX IQ Highrise Championship was held on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Quinsigamond Community College.  Twenty-three teams competed in the Championship including two grade 3 teams from Hopkinton’s Elmwood School.  After qualifying matches Hopkinton’s RoboEagles were seated in 9th place and Hopkinton’s Ghastly Robots were seated in 3rd place.  Both teams went on to the final matches being automatically paired with a partner.  The RoboEagles were paired with the 10th place team the Mighty Minions and the Ghastly Robots were paired with the 4th place team Overclocked Mindfigures.  The final matches consisted of one round each to post your best score.  The RobotEagles and their partners the Mighty Minons from Mendon were up first posting a score of 30 and finishing in 4th place.  The Ghastly Robots and their partners the Overclocked Mindfigures from Boston were able to post a score of 48 which won the competition and qualified them for the 2015 VEX IQ Challenge World Championship Elementary School Division.

The Ghastly Robots and the Overclocked Mindfigures will be the 2 teams representing Massachusetts at the World Championship.  The 2015 VEX IQ Challenge World Championship Elementary School Division will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY from April 15th through April 18th.  Please contact Christine Gniadek at cgniadek@hopkinton.k12.ma.us if you would like to help sponsor our team.

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