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Robotics competition for high schoolers held at RPI

March 08, 2019 07:36 PM

TROY - Hundreds of high school students are competing for a slot in the First Robotics World Championship. RPI in Troy is once again hosting the event.

This year's game is called "FIRST Destination Deep Space."

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The students had six weeks to design, build, program and test their robots.

They have two and a half minutes to gather as many cargo pods as possible before the next sandstorm arrives.

The regional competition is sponsored by General Electric, GlobalFoundries, National Grid and Applied Materials.

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