A student encourages his teammate to complete a task on their robot.

Robots to Take Over Wood Oaks

Students from around the Chicago area will compete at the Vex IQ Ringmaster Challenge Robotics Tournament on Saturday at Wood Oaks. Wood Oaks is bringing five teams to the contest.

Students drive their robot acorss the table.

The new challenge for students in the Robotics program at Wood Oaks involves rings and posts.

 A student drives his robot as his teammate looks on.

Students designed and created the robots, which must push, pick up and grab the rings for points.

A student drives his robot across the table.

Teams competing in the regional competition on Saturday are from Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Northfield, Naperville and Aurora.