ROBOTICON Tampa Bay is a K-12 STEAM education showcase and FIRST Robotics Competition off-season event. *Free and open to the public, it combines a full scale off season FIRST Robotics Competition event with FIRST LEGO League Jr., FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge practices, an Engineering Expo and Industry Showcase for students and guests, workshops, and more. This year's event is Star Wars themed and will feature a variety of space focused exhibits, activities and resources.
The mission of ROBOTICON is to provide participating youth with a high-quality, competitive event that provides opportunities for pre-season skill building, networking, and college and career readiness experience, as well as a fun and unique way for the general public to enjoy this amazing STEAM Powered Sport for the Mind.
Join us October 12 & 13 to see all the great hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics that FIRST offers, enjoy our Innovation Fair featuring interesting and educational exhibits on commercial and industrial robotics, related college and career displays and booths, and a full scale robotics competition with student designed and built robots.
For the 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Challenge, called Destination: Deep Space, high school roboticists compete with their machines in a game designed to replicate unpredictable terrain and weather patterns to gather as many cargo pods as possible and prepare their spaceships before the next sandsotrm arrives. You can all the ROBOTICON game challenges at roboticon.net/the-games/
So join us for a great weekend of robotics fun and learning! Tickets are FREE although donations via the ROBOTICON Tampa Bay Booster option are greatly appreciated!
Visit ROBOTICON.net for more information about this year's event.