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CSM Hosts Robotics Competitions


College of Southern Maryland robotics team, the Talons, compete in qualifier for World VEX Championship Feb. 5 at the La Plata Campus. College of Southern Maryland robotics team, the Talons, compete in qualifier for World VEX Championship Feb. 5 at the La Plata Campus.

Competition to Qualify for Worlds Not Over for CSM Talons

Robotics Team to Compete in Skills Challenges to Earn Trip to Worlds

The College of Southern Maryland hosted a qualifier Feb. 5 for the VEX U World Championships but the home collegiate robotics team, the Talons, will need to continue to compete in Skills Challenges in order to earn a spot in the Louisville, Kentucky, competition in April.

Two teams who participated in the Feb. 5 competition, earned spots in the VEX U Championships: Bots 'n' Stuff comprised of students from University of Maryland College Park, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Drexel University, University of Vermont and Vermont Technical College was the Tournament Champion, and SciTech Robotics from George Mason earned the Excellence Award.

The Talons placed second in Programming Skills at this competition. They will compete for a spot at the World Championship at a Skills Challenge event on March 5.

For results from the competition, visit this page.

For a gallery of photos from the day, visit this page.

CSM Hosts Middle, High School Robotics Competition

The College of Southern Maryland hosted a Southern Maryland VEX League robotics competition Feb. 6 at the La Plata Campus for 17 middle and 33 high school teams from Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties, including the Cavaliers from Calvert High School and the Angel Warriors from La Plata High School.

For the middle school results and awards, visit this page.

For the high school results and awards, visit this page.

The Volunteer of the Year awards are Calvert High School and Great Mills High School, and Girl Scout Troop 5064 and John Hanson Middle School.

For a gallery of photos from the day, visit this page.

Students compete at the Southern Maryland VEX League robotics competition Feb. 6 at the La Plata Campus. Students compete at the Southern Maryland VEX League robotics competition Feb. 6 at the La Plata Campus.

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