MORUYA High School students can hold their heads high after bringing home a ninth and eighteenth placing at the national RoboCup competition in Adelaide.
The rescue team placed eighteenth out of 41 teams and the lightweight soccer team came in ninth, an improvement on eleventh place in 2014, at the competition.
Using NXT software, the six students programmed and built robots to navigate a course or sense a soccer ball using infrared technology.
Julian Crosby, year 8, Jali Stone, year 10, and Ryley Spoelder-Hanlon, year 7, entered the soccer category as team “A Three-year Old”.
Jali was pleased with his teams result.
Max Cooper, year 7, Dakoda Tasker, year 8, and Declan Ashford, year 8, competed in the rescue category as team “DMD”.
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