On March 6-7, the Hillsboro High School and Middle School Robotics teams competed in the 2020 Ohio VEX Robotics State Championship.
One of the Hillsboro teams qualified for the 2020 World Championship.
In the Middle School Division, Team 45133F ranked 41st, and Team 45133H ranked 18th out of 50 teams. Team 45133H formed an alliance with Team 45107B and was defeated in the first round of the tournament.
As for the High School, Team 45133A ranked 18th, Team 45133B ranked 25th, and Team 45133C ranked 21st out of 84 teams. Team 45133A formed an alliance with 44691R from Wooster High School, and 45133C formed an alliance with 14246D from McClain High School. Both 45133A and 45133C were defeated in the first rounds of the tournament.
Team 45133C was awarded with the Innovate Award, which qualified it for World Championship. The Innovate Award is given to a team with a bot of a unique design, and a creative approach to the game. Team 45133C plans to attend Worlds and compete on April 22-25.
Submitted by Kyah Chaney, Hillsboro High School.