Retro-arcade theme for robotics

Team members on Housatonic Valley Regional High School’s robotics team, called the WhosCTEKS, met on Saturday, Jan. 6, to start planning their robot for the 2018 competition. Photo submitted

FALLS VILLAGE — The 2018 robotics season kicked off on Saturday, Jan. 6. Teams across the country received the instructions for this year’s competition from FIRST Robotics. 

This year, teams will create robots to take part in a retro-arcade themed game, called FIRST Power Up. Teams have six weeks to build and program a robot, and get ready for regional and then national competitions. — Liv Fallon

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