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University Of North Alabama To Host Rocketry Competition In March And Rov Competition In April

Feb. 21, 2017

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Bryan Rachal, University Communications FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama will host the UNA Rocketry competition, March 25, weather permitting. Presentations will take place at 9 a.m., at Russellville Middle School, 765 Summit St. Russellville. The rocket launches will start at 10:30 a.m., 500 yards south of the NW Alabama Livestock Auction on HWY 243 in Russellville. Of the 37 Alabama schools that have registered to compete in this year's national Team America Rocketry Challenge, 20 of those teams will be a part of the UNA Rocketry challenge. For more information or to make a donation: https://www.una.edu/rocketry/ In addition to the rocketry challenge, UNA is also set to host an underwater robotics competition. The UNAROV competition will take place April 22 at 10 a.m., in Flowers Hall on UNA's campus. For more information on programs offered by AMSTI: https://www.una.edu/inservice/index.html