Waltrip Robotics Houston, Texas

The 1st place winners of the Texas regional M.A.T.E. Underwater ROV competition, the 2012 – 2013 Waltrip High School Robotics team, is writing you seeking sponsorship for funding to travel to the International M.A.T.E. Underwater ROV Competition in Tacoma, Washington on June 20 – 22, 2013. We are the only Texas Ranger Division team to qualify to compete in this event. Waltrip is an intercity high school located in the heart of Houston, Texas.
While at this event we will work as a team to safely operate our ROV, we will present an oral presentation about our technical report and we will show our display board to all participants during an evening banquet. We will have the unique opportunity to network with teams from all over the world and professionals from underwater exploration industries. For most of the team, this will be the first time to leave Texas, a potentially life changing opportunity.
Your generous sponsorship will be highlighted on our display board, our shirts, in an article for local papers that we will write upon our return, and on our school and team websites.
This trip is not cheap! We need to raise $15,000 to pay for the travel expenses for 9 students, 1 teacher, 1 mentor and 1 ROV.
Thank you for considering this request; I look forward to hearing from you.
  • Wanda Anderson 
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 97 mos
  • Michael Holcomb 
    • $200 
    • 97 mos
  • SUT Society for Underwater Technology 
    • $100 
    • 97 mos
  • Ken Owens 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 97 mos
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers 
    • $2,000 (Offline)
    • 97 mos
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Stephanie Witherspoon 
Houston, TX
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