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:
Ontonagon Middle School
Lake Linden Middle
Lake Linden Elementary
These LEGO League teams
are sponsored by the Western UP Center and MTU's FIRST Robotics
Slide show of 2001 Scrimmage
is located HERE.