Chemeketa hosts VEX robotics state finale

Chemeketa Community College will host the VEX Robotics State finale on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. The event will be at the Salem campus in the building 7 Gym starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday.

The public is invited to see middle and high school teams from across Oregon compete to qualify for the VEX Robotics World Championship in April. Students compete by demonstrating their robot construction, technical skills, and teamwork abilities.

The event encourages schools and students to become a part of the solution for the growing need for robotic technicians.