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Techie Tornadoes Compete for Title of Best Robotics Team in the Eastern United States

RICHLANDS (WVVA)- Richlands High School students in the Southwest Virginia Community College Upward Bound Program are competing in the First Tech Challenge.

The team, named "Techie Tornadoes," currently holds the title of state champions. This week's challenge is for the best robotics team in the Eastern United States. If they place in the top three, they'll advance to the world tournament.

Team members designed a robot that picks up blocks and places them in a basket. The robot also does pull ups. 

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