Robots take to the court for regional tournament at Aviano
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Basketball season might have just ended, but McNeely Gym will be full of competitors playing a variation on hoops this weekend.
Aviano hosts a FIRST regional robotics tournament on Friday and Saturday, with 15 other teams from DODEA and international schools vying for the rights to go to the world championships in the States.
It’s the first time that a DODEA-Europe school has hosted such an event, said tournament director Dave Izzo. Organizers would like it to mark the beginning of an annual tradition.
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