PASADENA, CA - More than 200 middle school students from across the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will be showcasing their robotic skills at this year's Robo Rally 2015: "Race to the Core!" sponsored by the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF). The students will compete to "Race to the Core!" of the galaxy with their autonomous robotic spaceships, while avoiding the asteroid belts blocking their path. This event is designed to be exciting and challenging for students, but also fun and entertaining for spectators. There will be a 15'x20' jumbotron projecting an aerial view of the 24' spiral galaxy course as robots race on it.
Robotics classes in PUSD middle schools is a program supported by the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF). Robotics classes are offered at most middle schools in the PUSD. Robotics classes are taught by PUSD math or science teachers that go through special robotics training supported by the PEF. Robo Rally 2015: "Race to the Core!" is created and produced by PEF STEM.
WHAT: PUSD Middle School Robotics Competition
Robo Rally 2015: "Race to the Core!"
WHEN: Friday, April 24, 2015
WHERE: Pasadena High School Gymnasium
2925 E Sierra Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
SCHEDULE: Instructions and Introductions: 10:00am-10:30a.m.
Award Ceremony 1:15p.m.-1:30p.m.
Note: The last heat in the competition could start anytime after 11:45a.m., depending on how the timing works out. All the competing will be completed before lunch.
More information can be found online: http://www.pased.org/programs/robotics/