CROWN POINT | On Feb. 2, the Crown Point High School VEX Robotics Team 1233 Underdogs competed at the “Great Lakes, Midwest, Illinois VEX Robotics Championship” in Batavia, Ill.
With 56 Robotic Teams from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin, all four of the Crown Point teams made it to the finals. Team 1233B qualified in ninth, Team 1233D qualified sixth and Team 1233C qualified fifth. Team 1233A qualified first and the was only team to go undefeated at 6-0 in qualifying matches.
In the finals Team 1233B finished fourth, Teams 1233C & D finished third and Team 1233A finishing undefeated throughout the whole tournament to become tournament champions and qualify for the World Tournament in Anaheim, California. Team 1233A also received the Excellence Award for outstanding Robot design and performance.
For the fourth year in a row, the CPHS VEX Robotics Team has qualified teams for the National and World Competitions.