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November 17, 2017

Ocean County Tech Prep Consortium

Media Invitation

Ocean County Tech Prep Consortium
Robotics Contest
Friday, December 8, 2017
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Ocean County College
Gymnasium (Bldg. #29)
Main Campus, Toms River, NJ

Students from Ocean County school districts will build robots using Legos (Mindstorm® Education kits), program them with computers, and then race!

CONTEST ONE: Design and build an autonomous Robotic Racer

CONTEST TWO: (8:30-9:30 a.m.) The challenge will be to deliver a ball to a location and follow a black line to another ball, 1st ball, capture the 2nd ball, and return with it to the starting line. The robot that fully completes the task and returns to the starting line in the shortest time will be the winner.

(10:00-11:00 a.m.) Teams will have 60 minutes to design, build, and program a robotics device to accomplish a specified task. The task will be kept secret until the start of the event!

AWARDS / including Scholarships (following last contest)


(Note: List of schools may change before contest date)
High Schools: Barnegat Township, Brick Memorial, Brick Township, Lacey Township, Manchester Township, and Ocean County Vocational-Technical Schools in Toms River
Middle Schools: Central Regional and Veterans Memorial

Media RSVP:
RoseAnn D’Urso
Manager of Promotional Programming
732-255-0400, ext. 2466