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2018 FIRST Tech Challenge: Relic Recovery

LHS Wins Prestigious Robotics Competition

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Aviano | March 6, 2018

Robotics in Aviano
Robotics in Aviano | Photo: KENT HARRIS/STARS AND STRIPES

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – Dozens of American and international teenagers showed off their robots and technological know-how Saturday at the Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe Invitational, a regional qualifier for the FIRST Tech Challenge world championships.

Teams spent months building their robots to perform the tasks of the competition.

They played “relic recovery,” where robots try to gather and stack blocks and maneuver around the playing field, among other requirements. 

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