ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A team from O'Fallon Township High School has won the U.S. FIRST Robotics competition.
Team 1208 from the O'Fallon, Illinois school took first place in the weekend competition, along with its alliance partners Teams 3284 and 2408.
More than 40 teams from Missouri and four surrounding states participated in the event at the Chaifetz Arena.
The winning team advances to the championship competition that will occur at the Edward Jones Dome next month.
The competition was started in 1989 to encourage an appreciation of science and technology in young people.