As part of its continuing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs, Greater Spokane Incorporated supports various STEM programs around the area. A number of Robotics events take place in the upcoming weeks and months:
The 2014 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Competition will be held December 6-7, 2014, at Glover Middle School. Students aged 9-14 are immersed in real-world science and technology challenges. Teams will design a solution to a current scientific question or problem and build autonomous LEGO robots that perform a series of missions. For more information, visit the Washington FIRST Robotics webpage.
If you'd like to volunteer, please fill out and submit this form.
The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Kickoff for teams and mentors will be held on January 3, 2015 at Eastern Washington University. This marks the beginning of the design and build season. Teams will have the opportunity to compare notes, make friends, find mentoring teams, and pick up the Kit of Parts needed to compete! Registrations are first-come, first-served and space is limited. Teams can register on the Washington FIRST Robotics webpage.
The 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) for Eastern Washington will be held March 6-7, 2015 at West Valley High School. The FRC stages short games played by robots. The robots are designed and built in six weeks by a team of ten high-school students and a few engineers-mentors and compete in tournaments. The varsity Sport for the Mind™, FRC combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology!
The 2nd Annual Lakeside Robotics Rumble, March 14th, 2015 at Lakeside High School
Participate in this free robotics competition, open to any school who would like to compete using the Parallax Robot Shield for aduino Bot. For more information contact Brett Osborn at 509.340.4203
Winners from the FIRST Robotics Competitions (FRC) held in early March around the area will gather April 1-4, 2015 for the Pacific Northwest Championship at Eastern Washington University. Stay tuned for more info.