Yarmouth robotics team makes world contest

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YARMOUTH — The school robotics team qualified to compete in the world competition at the first Southern Maine VEX Robotics event held in Cape Elizabeth on Saturday, Dec. 4.

The team, called Infinite Improbability Robotics, is made up of students ranging from a seventh-grader to seniors in high school. They competed against other teams to stack as many rings on posts in a two-minute period. Teams could also win points during a 20-second autonomous period.

The Yarmouth team was named the Robot Skills Champion and qualified to compete in the 2011 World Competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida April 14-16, 2011.

Lamson-Laplume said the Yarmouth teams will compete in the state championships in Bangor on Feb. 5 and will scrimmage at Cape Elizabeth through April.