The second-annual middle school Greater Western Wisconsin VEX IQ Challenge will be held at Whitehall Memorial High School on Saturday, February 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Elementary and middle school teams will bring their robots to compete for a spot at the Wisconsin VEX IQ State Championship in Milwaukee, Wis.
Participating schools include Alma, Alma Center, Arcadia, Arcadia Holy Family, Black River Falls, Blair-Taylor, Cochrane-Fountain City, Eau Claire St. Mark Lutheran, Eleva Strum, Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, Independence, Independence Saints Peter and Paul, Melrose-Mindoro, Mondovi, Osseo-Fairchild, Westby and Whitehall.
Ashley Furniture donated over $25,000 to assist program expansions in eight schools and to start a VEX Robotics program in eight additional schools this year.
For more event information, go to https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-iq-challenge/RE-VIQC-18-7634.html.