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4Cs to Host Vex Robotics Event

January 21, 2020

On Saturday, January 25, from 7:00am–3:00pm, Cape Cod Community College is host the first ever “Vex Robotics” regional qualifying competition on Cape Cod. The event is coordinated by the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network and the STEM Starter Academy at the College, and will bring more than 100 students from high schools across the Cape and Islands and Southern New England to the campus.

Students competing in the Vex Robotics competition use engineering design concepts and computer coding skills to design, build, and program robots using kits received from the Robotics Education Foundation. This Saturday, they will complete in a game called Tower Takeover. In addition to applying their STEM skills, students gain collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills.

What: Vex Robotics Competition at 4Cs
When: Saturday, January 25 from 7:00am–3:00pm
Where: Life Fitness Center, Cape Cod Community College
Who: More than 100 high school students from across the region, representing 36 Vex Robotics teams.