30 high school robotics teams to compete in Woodbury

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Robotics teams from four local high schools will host their first offseason robotics competition Saturday, Sept. 16, at East Ridge High School.

The East Metro Collaborative Competition, a partnership among East Ridge High School, Park High School, Woodbury High School and the Math & Science Academy, will host teams from 26 other Minnesota High schools.

The opening ceremony for the event, hosted by Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens, starts at 8:30 a.m.

The teams will compete head-to-head on playing fields with robots they designed, built and programmed until about 4:30 p.m.