Waiākea Intermediate School Qualifies for Robotics Championships in Dallas
The Hawaiʻi VEX Robotics State Championships held in February and March qualified 32 out of 77 Hawaiʻi VEX robotics teams to advance to the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, May 3-12.
Included in the list of winners was a team from Waiākea Intermediate School in Hilo and two teams from Pukalani STEM.
Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric, the contest allowed Hawaiʻi elementary, middle and high school robotics teams will showcase their game strategy, design and teamwork skills for an opportunity to be crowned champions at the world-class global event.
For the first time since the pandemic, the championship event will be held in-person with a live spectator audience. Portions of the event will be done digitally and remotely.