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St Pius X College to host RoboCup Junior Northern Sydney region competition in July

A Workshop and Coaching Clinic will be run in preparation for the NSW RoboCup Junior Open at St Pius X College Chatswood in late July(date tbc.)

Students will experience competition conditions while fine tuning their robots. Referees will be on hand to give advice about the competition and the free exchange of ideas between teams will help to improve student and robot performances. More than 60 teams from 20 schools are expected to attend the northern Sydney region competition. More detail available at http://www.robocupjunior.org.au/

Robotics at St Pius X College is a dynamic club of nearly hundred Year 6 – 12 students who come together after school to share their passion for mechatronics and coding.

The program starts with Lego robots, moves through Arduino projects, then students construct robots from the ground up. Driverless cars, pilotless drones, rescue robots and mechanised industry all require skills in mechatronics and coding, and these skills help students understand existing technologies and empower them to not just engage with emerging ones but to thrive with them.