Fairmont State to host WVSSAC robotics championship Monday

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A statewide robotics championship kicks off Monday in Fairmont.

The 2022 West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC) Robotics State Championship will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at the Fairmont State University Feaster Center.

This will be the first state tournament since the WVSSAC officially recognized robotics as a co-curricular activity in 2021.

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will be in attendance.

A number of key players have worked to make this tournament become a reality including Dave Lavery and the NASA Robotics Alliance Project, the NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Education Resource Center (ERC), former IV&V Program Director Gregory Blaney and current Director Wes Deadrick, and WVSSAC President Bernie Dolan.

For more information on the championship, CLICK HERE.

More News

TIF Districts extended for Monongalia County developments
Supporters say district near Star City has been a successful.
June 10, 2023 - 4:21 pm
Beckley car club to hold candlelight vigil for Sgt. Cory Maynard
The candlelight vigil will be held this Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Raleigh County Courthouse.
June 10, 2023 - 11:00 am
Harrison County bridge set for one year closure
Closure set for Monday.
June 10, 2023 - 10:39 am
Stabbing leaves one injured in Charleston
Police investigate the incident from Friday night on Charleston's west side.
June 10, 2023 - 9:47 am