To celebrate National Robotics Week (April 2- 10, 2022), the Sharon Robotics Teams will be hosting their annual open house/recognition event on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 6 PM in the Case Avenue Elementary Gymnasium in Sharon. The event will feature the Sharon City School District Robotics Teams including the Sharon Tiger Techs (Team Orange and Team Black) and the Sharon High School Robotics Team. The teams will share about their season, demonstrate their robots, and recognize sponsors.
Sharon Robotics Teams Highlights:
In January, the Sharon Tiger Techs Robotics Teams competed at the Northwest Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Robotics Championship where they received top honors. The Techs competed against 30+ teams from the Northwest Pennsylvania region. Sharon Tiger Techs Team Black received the highest honors with the overall Champion’s Award, a First Place Robot Performance Award, and the Global Innovation Award for their research project. Sharon Tiger Techs Team Orange received a Second Place Robot Performance Award and a Third Place Champion’s Award. As a result of their achievements, Sharon Tiger Techs Team Black will advance to the Razorback Invitational Open in Arkansas in May where they will compete against 80 high performing teams from around the world. They will also apply to advance their innovative project solution in a separate international competition. Tiger Techs Team Orange will advance and compete in a virtual international event also held in May.
The Sharon High School Robotics Team recently competed against the top 25 teams in the state of Pennsylvania at the FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship. Sharon attended the state championship after qualifying at the Eastern Pennsylvania Qualifier with the top ranked robot score at the event. While at the state championship, Sharon received first place with the Promote Award, third place for the Innovation Award, and were 13th with their robot performance score.
The robotics teams are part of the FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge organization. FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.” The Sharon Robotics Teams consists of 25 students ranging from 5th to 12th grades in the Sharon City School District.