Deerfield Megaminds Take Top Robotics Honors

Joe Denoyer - March 7, 2020 8:21 pm

The Mid America Air Museum hosted the Annual Kansas Southwest Region First Lego League Championship. The event  took place Saturday, March 7th at the Seward County Activity Center.

Teams from Oklahoma,  Texas, and Kansas competed in this Robotics Competition. During the morning hours, the teams made presentations before a panel of judges and fine tuned their robots on practice tables for the afternoon table competition.

The theme for this years event was “City Shaper”. Lego Teams constructed a robot from Lego’s, with a Project mission related to  Cities. The students had been asked to research and solve real-problems related to Cities. Winners on the day were:

Project Award – 1st Tyrone City Kitties, 2nd Deerfield Block Busters

Robot Design – 1st Turpin Turpinators (Black) 2nd Deerfield Megaminds

Core Values – 1st Tyrone City Kitties, 2nd Spearman Pollos

Robot Performance – 1st Deerfield Megaminds, 2nd Tyrone City Cats

Overall Champion – Deerfield Megaminds

Deerfield Megaminds will have the opportunity to compete in the World Competition in Houston TX.

The event took over 70 volunteers to put on, and over 600 people were in attendance at the tournament.

The Junior Lego League competed in the morning.

 

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