R. Roger Rowe School hosts FTC Robotics Tournament

The R. Roger Rowe Middle School hosted an FTC Robotics Qualifying Tournament Dec. 10 with 15 teams from around Southern California competing. The school had three teams at the event. The RSF Logitechies came away with the top Alliance Trophy. The school’s other teams, the RSF Intergalactic Dragons and RSF Singularity, also showed strong through their creative designs.

The visiting teams who competed were: Shockwave from The Grauer School; Buffalo Wings, Bambusa and RoboPuffs from Carlsbad High School; The Ducks from Western Center Academy in Hemet; T-Wrecks from Brain Storm School in San Juan Capistrano; Zorrobots and Voltrons from Mexico; The Clueless is a family and friends team; Foothills Engineers from Foothills Christian School in El Cajon; and Game of Drones and Hakuna Automata from El Camino High School in Oceanside.

Cory Hoover from Southwest Robotics in Science Education ( and Pamela Meistrell from the Rancho Santa Fe School District were co-directors of this tournament.

The R. Roger Rowe Middle School will host another tournament at its gym on Saturday, Jan. 7. For information about this January tournament, and how you can help, contact Pamela Meistrell at