The McAllen ISD hosted their 2nd annual Tech Wars competition. The event was held at the DQ Fan Field, aka Veterans’ Memorial Stadium.
The district’s high schools along with a other school districts competed in different categories from battle bots, to drone racing, and video gaming. School officials say the event categories were selected based on student engagement.
Ann Vega, Director of Instructional Technology, “The kids love it, especially the drone races. I think all aspects of it, especially the robotics, they love that.”
School officials adding it’s a great educational experience for the students, because they are the ones who build and test all their own devices.