Two robots square off against each other. They are 120 pounds each of pure steel, shifting gears as they march slowly across the 27x54-foot field. Theor creators huddle on the sidelines — high schoolers who have dedicated month of making the perfect bot. The bell rings, and the robots charge — it's fight time! It's Transformers vs. Terminators, when robots square off against each other for the 7th Annual Las Vegas Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. We talk to the local frontrunners about how you design the ultimate bot, and how their showdowns went in the ring.
- Joe Barry, robotics team coach & retired teacher, Cimarron High School
- Jacob Mauro, high school junior, Cimarron High School