(SUBMITTED PHOTO) Perry Meridian’s Cyberblue 234 robot, left, is in action against robots from Red Pride 3487 of Plainfield High School, middle, and Area 5188 Classified Robotics of Vigo County in the FIRST Bloomington District Robotics competition at Bloomington South earlier this month. Cyberblue’s performance in the early rounds team’s performance in early rounds enabled them to be captain and select the No. 1 alliance. Alliance partners Cyberblue, PhyXTGears of Muncie Home School Group and ThunderBots of Evansville New Tech Institute emerged as champions from the 33-team field. The event, sponsored by the Indiana National Guard, was the first competition of the new season that is postponed due to statewide health restrictions. FIRST is the acronym of “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, the statewide organization that promotes science and technology in elementary, middle and high schools.