Area high school students to visit Missouri S&T for FIRST robotics competition

High school students compete with their robots in the FIRST Tech Challenge in the Gale Bullman Building on March 5, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and its surrounding states will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 4, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T to host FIRST robotics competition for area high school students

first-res-q-logo-colorHundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and western Illinois will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 5, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Junior FIRST LEGO League exhibition planned at S&T’s Innovation Park

"Disaster Blaster" is the theme for the Junior FIRST Lego League Expo.

“Disaster Blaster” is the theme for the Junior FIRST Lego League Expo.

Grade school children and their families are invited to learn about robotics and see the robotic creations of area children during the Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo on Saturday, April 5, at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Technology Development Center at Innovation Park. [Read more…]

Robot builders come to Missouri S&T for FIRST Tech Challenge

2013 02 23 First Robotics disc 1 edit file 323This event will be live-streamed on March 1, 2014.

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and western Illinois will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 1, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T to host FIRST Tech Challenge through 2016

Following a successful three-year run, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to host a regional robotics competition for high school students – the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) – for another three years. Missouri S&T will host the competition through 2016, FIRST announced April 26 during the FIRST World Championship, held at the Edward Jones Dome/America’s Center in St. Louis. [Read more…]