Monday, January 5, 2009

Stennis kicks off robotics competition

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. - This past weekend 27 high school teams from Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana gathered at Stennis Space Center's StenniSphere for the regional kickoff of the 18th annual For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition. It's the first step towards the national and international competition. Teams will participate in the Bayou Regional, March 19-21 at the University of New Orleans, to qualify for a place in April at the FIRST Championship in Atlanta. (Source: The Sun Herald, 01/03/09)