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Blaze Robotics wins awards at regionals, advances to state competition

FIRST Team 3184 Blaze Robotics received the Creativity Award at the FIRST Robotics Central Illinois Regional Competition on March 15-18 and the Industrial Design Award at the 10K Lakes Regional Competition on April 7-8.
 

Team 3184 is hard at work during the 10K Lakes Regional Competition at Williams Arena, University of Minnesota.
The team received the Creativity Award for their ability to create an engineering solution to a game problem. The Industrial Design Award is given to a team that "celebrates form and function in an efficiently designed machine that effectively addresses the game challenge."
 
Team 3184 finished eighth out of 63 teams at the 10K Lakes Regional Competition and is now ranked 14th of out 216 teams in Minnesota as they head into state competition.
 
“We will be proud to place the Creativity Award and Industrial Design Award trophies in the Burnsville High School case along with our other trophies,” said Team 3184 mentor Sean Lenhardt. “This is a terrific group of kids who have worked their hearts out this year and who proudly represent this community.”
 
Burnsville robotics is set to compete at the Minnesota State High School robotics tournament May 20 at Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota.
 
FIRST Robotics Competition is a multi-national competition in which high-school students work side-by-side with science and engineering professionals and other adult mentors to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way.  
 
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Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:12