BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Saturday marked the eighth year of the Hopkins Robotics Cup, the Championship for Baltimore City Public Schools.
All Baltimore City Public Schools League VEX teams were invited to participate.READ MORE: Repeated National Guard Missions In DC Trigger Frustration, Denials
The tournament featured teamwork, troubleshooting, programming, design and engineering; all skills that kids can utilize later in life.READ MORE: Former Harford County Councilman, Town Commissioner 'Capt'n Jim' Dies At 42, Visitation April 30
“Over the years, the teams have gotten more advanced in design and other things,” Margaret Heart, STEM Outreach Advisor, said. “They’re learning how to take what’s in their head and create that physical being.”
Elementary, middle and high school students were all in attendance. A total of 47 schools participated.MORE NEWS: Under Armour Downsizes Port Covington Headquarters Plan
It took over 100 volunteers to put the event together.