Date: May 12, 2017
Location: Lone Star College – Montgomery Campus
3200 College Park Drive
Conroe, TX 77384-4500
Entry/Registration Deadline: April 16, 2017
Entry Fee: $15.00
The Robotics Challenge is a contest designed to allow 4-H members to demonstrate their robotics, engineering, and problem solving skills. From a set of challenges revealed at the contest and within an allotted amount of time, teams of 3 to 5 members will build, program, and test their robot. Teams will then attempt to earn point by completing as many challenges as possible.
- DEVELOP an understanding of basic science concepts related to robotics.
- APPLY the processes of scientific inquiry and engineering design.
- BUILD skills in science, engineering, and technology.
- USE the tools of technology to enhance their learning.
- EXPLORE related careers in these fields.
- APPLY the skills and knowledge they are developing to new challenges.
8:00 a.m. Team Check-in Room G102
(Refer to the Equipment check list in the attached rules for items allowed. Robot must be built and programmed from scratch. Please bring an extension cord for each team.)
8:30 a.m. Orientation
9:00-12:00 p.m. Building and programming
(Coaches will have 10 minutes to meet with their team prior to build time.)
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
(Please send your 4-H member with a sack lunch. Members will not be able to leave, and parents will not be able to enter the contest area.)
1:00 p.m. Begin first of two, two-minute rounds
- Junior 3-5 grade
- Intermediate 6-8 grade
- Senior 9-12 grade
District 9 4-H Robotics Challenge Committee:
Rachel Cooper, Co-Chair, Montgomery County
Marcus Glenn, Co-Chair, Harris County
Courtney Latour, Brazoria County
Arvitta Scott, Brazos County
Tina Roehling, Burleson County
Angela Romans, Fort Bend County
Jennifer Mendez, Fort Bend County
Allen Malone, Harris County
Ebony Ellis, Harris County
Caroline Cruz, Montgomery County
Joshua Williams, Waller County