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FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge and life skills. Each year, around 3,000 FIRST Robotics Competition teams, composed of 75,000 high-school students (Grades … Continue reading FIRST Robotics
This year’s FIRST Robotics Competition is called DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE. Two alliances, each consisting of three robots, compete in a space themed game. The Robotichauns will attend two regional competitions this year: The Palmetto Regional in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and The Smoky Mountain Regional in Knoxville, Tennessee. The team’s ultimate goal is to qualify … Continue reading Events