St. Vrain Valley Schools to host underwater robotics tournament

Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Innovation Center will host a MATE Rocky Mountain Regional ROV Competition at their newest districtwide facility, the Aquatic Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools. The tournament will have seven teams competing with five high school teams and two college teams. The high school teams will include three teams from the Innovation Center with representation from high schools across the district, as well as two teams from Boulder High School. The college teams will include students based out of the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado at Boulder. 

The teams are tasked with designing an underwater robot, demonstrating how they can market their robot, and finally, they will showcase how their robot can complete various tasks in the pool.