Roane State Community College and Morgan County Career and Technical Center are seeking business sponsors for a VEX Robotics Competition event that will be held January 12-13 at Roane State’s Clinton location.
The VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation, is the largest and fastest growing middle school and high school robotics program globally with more than 16,000 teams from 40 countries playing in more than 1,350 competitions worldwide.
Roane State’s Clinton Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility will host a state VEX Robotics Qualifier Tournament Competition from January 12-13. Approximately 30 high school and middle school teams are expected to participate, a press release said.
Teams will set up the afternoon of Thursday, January 12, and the competition be held Friday, January 13, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
“This is a great opportunity for area businesses to show their support for students pursuing their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math,” said Gordon Williams, director of Roane State’s mechatronics program. “The students work incredibly hard, and the competitions are always exciting.”
Various sponsorship levels are available ranging from $50 to $500 and up. Sponsorship packages may include logo placement on banners, ring announcements during the competitions, placement in the event booklet, and naming of competition elements after sponsoring businesses.
Businesses interested in becoming a sponsor are asked to contact Williams at [email protected] or (865) 354-3000 ext. 4899.
This press release was submitted by Owen Driskill.