Rock City Regional Robotics Competition brings the best of robots from around the country


Brian Jones, the lead mentor and program director for Breakaway Robotics was on Good Afternoon Arkansas talking about a new competition they have coming up. Students from Harding Academy were also on hand to show off their robot that will be in the competition.

The Arkansas Rock City Regional Robotics Competition at Barton Coliseum Thursday, March 8th through Saturday, March 10th.

There will be 56 robotics teams from all over the United States and Mexico (24 teams from Arkansas). Those teams will compete in a regional tournament to qualify for a spot in the World Championships in late April.

Breakaway Robotics is 7 years old and has qualified for the Championships 6 times. Breakaway has won five Regional Championships and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the World Championships in 2017.

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