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Help Calday Grange Champions make the Robocup Junior International Final!
We are wondering if you can help us, we are a group of students from Calday Grange on the Wirral in Merseyside and we are currently looking for sponsors for our robotics team.
On Monday 12th March we took part in the UK final of the Robocup Junior Competition and one of our teams placed first nationally. We now have a place to represent the UK and Ireland in the Robocup Junior International final, which takes place as part of the International Robocup competition in Montreal in Canada.
The competition is in June and it would be an amazing opportunity for us to attend both educationally and culturally. Unfortunately, the competition provides no funding for the trip and the cost is approximately £6000 to cover flights and accommodation, we need to do this by May 18th as that is the deadline for registration. Last year we won the national finals and had the opportunity to attend the world championships in Japan, however we were unable to raise the funds required to go and we as a school would hate to miss out on this opportunity again.
This year we are hoping to get enough sponsorship to enable us to attend and represent our school and country. We are contacting businesses to see if anyone can provide any help towards the cost of the trip, we would be willing to show your company and generosity to the world through many ways such as team shirts and company logos on our robot and reporting to social media about how you have helped us on our journey. Our teacher is contacting hotels and airlines to see if we can get any reduction on the travel/accommodation cost.
We are also doing some fundraising events in school to try to raise some money towards it as well as setting up a fundraising page, which you can find here.
You can also contact Mrs Mounsey directly by email: [email protected]
Do you think your company would be in a position to offer any funding/sponsorship for the team that are representing the UK in the International final?
Josh Smith (Year 10)
Ewan Scott (Year 9)
Daniel Mackenzie (Year 13)