I wish they could win, to make the trip even more meaningful since they've worked SO hard! We'll see what happens! Meanwhile I'm glued to my phone and to the group text messages I'm getting from their teacher. My son hasn't responded to any texts from me. :-(
I'll keep you posted!
Their next run is in 15 minutes, at 2:25 PT (post edited at 5:10pm ET).
6 pm update: OH, the tension!!! Something went awry with their robot this morning, so they are still in second place with only 205 points after their second run and they're working feverishly to see if their last run can be improved. Best team's points are 270. Sigh :-(
Poor kids, I imagine they must be so stressed!! And frustrated! That's why my son won't respond. He's probably seated at the computer trying to program the robot. I imagine.
Last update 6:55 pm- They got
They'll be back tomorrow night. One whole week away!