myRobot Rumble 2016

myRobot Rumble will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 in Saskatoon.

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Are you in high school and ready for a robotic challenge? Join high school students from around the province to compete in the annual myRobotRumble SUMObot Challenge at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides the SUMObot kits and with your teachers, you’ll build, program and test your robot. At the competition, you’ll compete in the ring against another student-built SUMObot. The robot that stays in the ring the longest wins.

You could win prizes and Sask Polytech tuition credit. Learn more about how you can face-off in the ring and win! 

2016 Winners

First place

Matthew Breitkreuz, Blake Chiasson and their robot “Blew”
Yorkton Regional High School, Yorkton, SK

Prize:$1,500 tuition credit to a Saskatchewan Polytechnic diploma program in the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, a Samsung Galaxy Tab A and $150 cash each. 

Second place

Jordan Lau, Isaac Poirier and their robot “Rocky Botboa”
Indian Head High School, Indian Head, SK

Prize: $1,000 tuition credit to a Saskatchewan Polytechnic diploma program in the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Beats Solo2 headphones and $100 cash each.

Third place

Craig Hewko, Hunter LeDrew and their robot “Monte”
Neilburg Composite School, Neilburn, SK

Prize: $500 tuition credit to a Saskatchewan Polytechnic diploma program in the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Monster SuperStar BackFloat Bluetooth speaker and $50 cash each.

2016 Competition

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

SaskTel

Participating Sponsor

Fingertech Robotics

Media Sponsor

Saskatoon Media Group

Check out the competitions on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #myRobotRumble!

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 26,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.

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