Once again, Myrtle Beach Convention Center will have the honor of hosting Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. This exciting and challenging "Sport for the Mind" will bring together more than 66 teams of high school students from South Carolina and the surrounding East Coast area. Showcasing their skills in Science and Technology, students will compete in this high-intensitity, team challenge by weekend developing and operating their own functional robots.
This high energy, multinational competition teams professionals and young people together to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. The program is a life-changing, career-molding experience and a tons of fun for both competitors and spectators alike.
"Colleges, universities, corporations, businesses, and individuals provide scholarships to our participants. Involved engineers experience again many of thereasons they chose engineering as a profession, and the companies they work for contribute to the community while they prepare and create their future workforce. The competition shows students that the technological fields hold many opportunities and that the basic concepts of science, math, engineering, and invention are exciting and interesting."
Don't miss this exciting weekend! February 26th through 28th, 2015 (Thursday through Saturday). Doors open at 8am and event is open to the public. Free admission to spectators.
Come out and see what our future has in store! For more information about UsFIrst and their robotics programs, check out their website with all they have to offer right here......www.usfirst.org