Dunwoody High School students Cender Osorio, left, and Jeremy Teissler ready themselves for some intense competition at the 2013 VEX Robotics World Championship in Anaheim, Calif. The team faced off against 15,000 participants from around the world, and also went up against teams from closer to home.

Chamblee Charter High School students, from left, Chad Weeks, Colin Lyman and Sams Khan also made the trip out west.