VEX Robotics February 11th 2017

Will the next National or World VEX Robotics Champion come from Oklahoma? Witness the state championship “live and in person” at Lawton’s Comanche County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 11th.

Great Plains is a host, competitor and co-sponsor of the exciting challenge. More than 70 teams will journey from across the state to compete in the high school, middle school or elementary school divisions. Admission is free and open to the public at the Great Plains Coliseum, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) will also have a special moon rocks and meteorites display for viewing. Great Plains Pre-Engineering Instructor and event coordinator, Trecia Karinshak said Great Plains is hosting the championship and co-sponsor the championship along with Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, the Lawton Fort Sill Convention and Visitors Bureau and Premier Orthopedics, Wayne A. Johnson, M.D. Karinshak encourages everyone to attend the event especially parents and their children who are interested in math, computer programming and the thrill of competing in STEM education.