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Western Upper Peninsula Scrimmage 2001 - Hancock

Ten FIRST LEGO League teams from the Western Upper Peninsula schools competed in their first tournament at Hancock Middle School on November 15, 2001. Local elementary and middle school students designed and programmed robots made of LEGOs to run through an obstacle course to save scientists studying global warming in the Arctic from man eating polar bears.

The 2001 Challenge is called Arctic Impact. This tournament allowed local teams to scrimmaged against each other in preparation for a regional LEGO League tournament Saturday, December 1, 2001 at the Superior Dome in Marquette.

The schools participating in the Western U.P. are:

Hancock Middle School
Ontonagon Middle School
Lake Linden Middle School
Sleight Elementary
Lake Linden Elementary
Ontonagon Elementary
Houghton Elementary
Hancock Elementary
E.B. Holman
Baraga Elementary

These LEGO League teams are sponsored by the Western UP Center and MTU's FIRST Robotics team.

Slide show of 2001 Scrimmage is located HERE.

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