Brampton World Robotics Champs to Appear on CBS

Four Brampton-based teens recently brought home top awards from this year’s VEX Robotics World Championship, the world’s largest robotics competition.

The foursome, named KraftWerx, brought home four awards, and now Bramptonians will have the opportunity to watch all of the action as the team competes against top contenders from across the world.

This year the championships hosted 1,400 teams from 30 countries, three of which were Canadian: Brampton’s KraftWerx, a Vancouver-based team Ten Ton Robotics, and Toronto VEX champs, Shocks.

Our local team consisting of Jaskaran Rai, 12; Tejas Wilkhoo, 13; Sahaej Arora, 13; and Aamodit Acharya, 13 brought home awards for teamwork champion, skills champion, division champion and the Amaze Award presented to the team that builds a high-quality robot that performs consistently and gets high scores.

Watch the youngsters compete June 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. on CBS Sports.