Robots all the rage: Nashua robot competition attracts dozens of teams
NASHUA: The FIRST Robotics Competition here has created a sort of enthusiasm among both participants and ordinary folks like never before. School children and their parents are teachers are very excited and want their wards and their students to win the â€˜Chairmanâ€™s Awardâ€™.
It is needless to say that the Nashua High School Southâ€™s gymnasium is full of enthusiastic teenagers who have a clear perception as to what they needed to do and what they have come out with.
Participants have been preparing for this occasion for more than a month now. It is needless to say that they had a definite plan and technology to accomplish their task. To be true all of them wanted to meet specific engineering challenges and taking the machines through multiple test runs. Several dozens New England-based teams and their prized machines were trying to beat others and end up as winner in the Granite State District for the 2015 game called Recycle Rush.
Participants are super excited with the development. Nashua Telegraph quoted a participant as saying, â€œSpirit is very big. Thereâ€™s actually an award given out for spirit, so itâ€™s very important for teamsâ€¦Itâ€™s really good to see teams working together while they are competing, lending parts or lending a hand in safety, seeing all the different aspects coming together. Itâ€™s just so much funâ€.