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Members of the Ellis Engineers A team win the “Teamwork” award and are named state champions. They also won the “Excellence” and “Skills Challenge” awards.

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Austin robotics teams prepare for nationals, worlds

By Emily Cutts
ecutts@postbulletin.com


AUSTIN — Robotics teams from Austin are preparing to test their skills against teams from across the world after both qualified for further competitions last weekend.

Four Austin VEX Robotics teams competed at the State VEX Tournament in St. Cloud at the beginning of the month. Two of the teams were comprised of sixth-graders from IJ Holton Intermediate School. Teams of seventh-graders and eighth-graders from Ellis Middle School also competed. All but the seventh-grade team qualified for further competition.

This year’s tournament involved a ...

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