Every year in Spring, high school students around the world are in full-on geek mode as they prepare for the FIRST Robotics Competition. FIRST is a non-profit that encourages kids interest in science and technology.
This weekend hosts the regional finals at Dorton Arena. Building, programming and controlling the robots is decidedly stuff for high school kids, but watching the competition is fun for the entire family. WRAL has a video from last year’s event.
FIRST Robotics Competition by North Charleston, used under the CC-BY-SA license. (This photo is from last year’s event in Charleston SC.)
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A brief video of our visit is available on http://www.facebook.com/DaddyWeekly