FIRST Tech Challenge

Type: Organization
Name: FIRST Tech Challenge
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Local robotics teams head to top competitions

Two types of robotics teams are heading to world competitions over the same days but in two different cities.Four Vex robotics teams with Berthoud High School students will be competing April 23-26 in the Vex Robotics World Championship at the Anaheim ... [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

2 Parsippany Teams to Compete in Robotics World Championship

Eleven Parsippany students making up two different teams have advanced to the 2014 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships to show their stuff when it comes to robotics.According to parsippanyfocus.com, for the event after advancing from the Super Regional ... [Published Parsippany Patch - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Young robot builders face tough test

FOUR Macarthur robotics enthusiasts will rub shoulders with the best in the business at this month's FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships in the United States. FOUR Macarthur robotics enthusiasts will rub shoulders with the best in the business at ... [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor: April 14, 2014

Homeschooling thrivesTO THE EDITOR: Homeschooling is thriving in the North Country.We are blessed with a friendly, active, growing community of diverse families. There are currently over 200 families homeschooling in Clinton, Essex and Franklin count ... [Published Press-Republican Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hooked on Science & Engineering

When I was growing up, I wanted to become an architect. I like to design and build things and am pretty good at 2D to 3D visualization. I took drafting and architectural design "shop" classes in high school where we worked with pencils, paper, triangles, ... [Published EE Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gallery: FIRST Tech Challenge - Tesla Coils

Tesla Coils gives a demonstration during one of its practices before heading to the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships again. See the story in the April 12 edition of the Times-News or at Magicvalley.com.1 minute ago× Close AdMore Times-News - Southern ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Gulfport High School Team Fusion wins FIRST Tech Challenge state championship

Gulfport High School Team Fusion won the 2014 FIRST Tech Challenge Mississippi State Championship for its Synergy Squared project. The team represented Mississippi at the Southern States Super Regional Tournament in San Antonio, Texas. Synergy Squared ... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Idaho robotics team qualifies for world championships

Gallery A robotics team made up of 10 high school students from around the Magic Valley has advanced to the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships in St. Louis.The TESLA Coils are the only Idaho team to qualify.Teams are challenged to raise their robots ... [Published KREM.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Mentors Win

Six robots meet on the playing field, each vying to score as many goals as possible in two and a half minutes. But this is not an every-robot-for-itself competition. The six robots are divided into two teams – alliances – that work together for the win. ... [Published Justmeans - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Eleven Missouri Robotics Teams to Compete in the Inaugural FIRST© Tech Challenge North Super Regiona

Location: Carver Hawkeye Arena, 1 Elliott Drive, Iowa City, IowaDate: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Saturday, April 5, 2014The FIRST © Tech Challenge (FTC) North Super Regional Championship, Presented by Rockwell Collins, will be held on Thursday, April 3, ... [Published Ladue News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Five Queens and their Robot qualify for World Championship

(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sterling High School robotics teams do well at FIRST Tech Challenge

Members of the Sterling High School robotics teams pose for a picture. The two teams placed 6th and 16th in the FIRST Tech Challenge. Front row, Chris Vanbeber, left, and Chae Coles. Back row, from left; Coach Brad Hessler, Alex Fernandez, Brent Gilliand, ... [Published Journal-Advocate - Mar 20 2014]

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...teams wasn't all that different than what happens in businesses today," said Jason Schumacher, Academic Marketing Coordinator at Tableau Software. "They were collecting a lot of data around their projects, but they weren't effectively analyzing it to find insights or make decisions. Once the Raisbeck Aviation High School team was able to make sense of their data, they had a big advantage over the other teams."
"I have enjoyed being creative and building and learning new things."
..." Many awards, grants, internships, and scholarships are awarded to the best project students. It also states that, "As of 2012, seven ISEF alumni went on to win Nobel Prizes."
">The New York City Regional Competition was held April 5 and 6 at the Jacob Javitz Center. Participants and spectators were shown a video that explains Bloomberg’s participation in the FIRST program."

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Local robotics teams head to top competitions [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - 4 hours ago]
2 Parsippany Teams to Compete in Robotics World... [Published Parsippany Patch - 13 hours ago]
VW robotics team earns Bair scholarship [Published The VW Independent - 17 hours ago]
FIRST® Robotics Students Get Opportunity to Use... [Published Channel 8 Eyewitness News - 20 hours ago]
Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge for Change Final... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 16 2014]
Oak Harbor robotics team heads to nationals [Published Whidbey News-Times - Apr 16 2014]
Central Jersey high schools successfully compe... [Published Home News Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Rookie robotics team from Yorkville takes progr... [Published The Beacon News - Apr 15 2014]
Young robot builders face tough test [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 15 2014]
Letters to the Editor: April 14, 2014 [Published Press-Republican Online - Apr 14 2014]
Hooked on Science & Engineering [Published EE Times - Apr 14 2014]
Twin Falls Robotics Team Prepares for World Cha... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 12 2014]
Gallery: FIRST Tech Challenge - Tesla Coils [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 11 2014]
Fierce competition at the FTC Robotics north su... [Published Weekly Choice - Apr 10 2014]
Robofest at Eden Prairie Center [Published Sun Current - Apr 09 2014]
Matt’s Favorites: Just One More…And Much More [Published CBS Detroit - Apr 08 2014]
Gulfport High School Team Fusion wins FIRST Tec... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Idaho robotics team qualifies for world champio... [Published KREM.com - Apr 08 2014]
When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Men... [Published Justmeans - Apr 07 2014]
When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Men... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 07 2014]
HELLOWORLD : Awards Aspiring Computer Scientist... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Palmyra-area robotics team headed for world cha... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
Debris blocks roads in McDowell County [Published WVVA - Apr 07 2014]
CocoNuts team raising money for trip to Worlds [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 05 2014]
Robots Invading Carver Hawkeye Arena This Weekend [Published KCRG.com - Apr 04 2014]
Flagstaff's STEM draws 4,000 attendees to Skydome [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 04 2014]
GC Robotics League wins the effort and learning... [Published Garden City News - Apr 04 2014]
Robots compete at York Expo Center this weekend [Published York Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
Robot teams competing in regionals April 3-5 [Published Rolla Daily News - Apr 03 2014]
Winners of Inaugural FIRST® Robotics Competitio... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Apr 03 2014]
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Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge for Change Final... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 16 2014]
Meet the 20 finalists and vote once a day through April 22 to select five grand prize winners SOURCE: Microsoft DESCRIPTION: After reviewing impressive entries from more than 50 countries, our judging panel for this year’s Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge ...
When Robots Compete, Students and Bloomberg Men... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 07 2014]
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