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FIRST Tech Challenge National Competition


Congratulations to State High's Team BEAST which placed 10th in the FIRST Tech Challenge National Competition. Our team also won the 'MOTIVATE' award!

State High's FIRST Tech Challenge Team BEAST with Mr Ben Berkmortel, FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Coach

A total of 40 teams from Australia, Guam, New Zealand and Singapore participated in this competition, which was held at Macquarie University in Sydney over the weekend of Friday 6 to Saturday 7 December.

Teams presented a high level of robotics across this competition. They were evaluated based on engineering design, technical ability, business planning and outreach.

Team BEAST achieved visible progress through improving their score since the regional competition. The students put an excellent, well rounded presentation together for the judges, making it to the semi-final round.

Well done to State High's First Tech Challenge Team BEAST:

  • Julie Blaga
  • Kinjal Dani
  • Anoushka Das
  • Neha Pauly
  • Leidi Peng
  • Btari Savrithi
  • Aaron Abeygunawardane
  • Imalka Aththanayake
  • Milind Bordia
  • Darayat Chowdhury
  • Felix Hall
  • Daniel Mahini
  • Joah Nelson
  • Navid Shamsi
  • Haidyn Small
  • Mr Ben Berkmortel, FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Coach