Posts tagged ‘competition’

August 21st, 2013

BBQ Teams Sought

by Christopher O'Brien

Whether you use traditional smoking or Carolina flavors, cooking teams are being sought for the 8th annual Rib-off at Peterson Park next month.

The Russell and Rainone families are organizing event where teams will compete in meat, chicken and dessert categories.

The competition started between two neighboring families in Wolcott, and when their friends learned of it, gradually grew. This year is expected to be the largest event so far. Cash prizes will be awarded, and other monies donated to the Wolcott Food Bank.

Any team interested in competing should contact Ben, Leigh or Keli Russell at 879-5092.

November 30th, 2012

Students Compete in Lego Challenge

by Christopher O'Brien

Kids sure do love Legos. But those small colorful bricks aren’t just for toddler play. As ten high school students discovered, they are the perfect tool to bring out imagination to solve real world problems

Twenty teams of ten students children guided by their volunteer coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community at Wolcott High School on Saturday. The competition, called FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will begin at 9 am and is open to the public. This is the second stage in the competition and winners will go to the finals at CCSU next month.

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