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Here Comes the NC FIRST 2014 Robotics Competition

NC-FIRST-logoI’m heading back to the Dorton Arena in Raleigh as a judge for the 5th annual NC FIRST Robotics Regional Competition. If you’re local, come see for yourself what these amazing high school students have built in only 6 weeks! If you’re not, check out the live webcast Friday and Saturday via the Yeti team’s (#3506) channel. The qualification matches are Friday from 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 5:45pm as well as on Saturday from 9:00am to noon. The final rounds are from 1:30pm to 4:30pm on Saturday. Continue reading

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Lots of Rookies Show Infectious Enthusiasm at NC FIRST!

Just as I expected, the games of the NC Regional FIRST Robotics competition this past Friday and Saturday were fun and exciting! I was lucky enough to be a judge again this year, meeting new kids and seeing many of … Continue reading

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Live from the 2011 NC FIRST Robotics Competition

Yesterday and today you’ll find me in Raleigh’s Dorton Arena for my second year as an inspector for the NC FIRST robotics competition. (Click here to read about my experiences last year.) As was the case last year, gracious professionalism … Continue reading

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NC FIRST Makes an Impact—and So Can You!

I’m getting really excited about the upcoming NC FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition, April 7-9 at Dorton Arena in Raleigh! The 36 teams from across the state are gearing up to participate in this … Continue reading

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Gearing up for NC FIRST!

I had a fantastic time as a judge in last year’s NC FIRST Robotics Competition. This year, I get to do it again!    Editor’s note: For the latest news about the next regional tournament, visit NC FIRST. Spring is … Continue reading

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Gracious Professionalism Triumphs at NC FIRST Robotic Competition

What a fantastic time I had being a judge at the 2010 North Carolina Regional Tournament of the FIRST Robotics Competition this past weekend! Not only was it a first-class event that was incredibly well run, but I was inspired … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the 2010 NC FIRST Robotics Competition

My brief career as a robot inspector Technology, teamwork and teaching moments. That is what I experienced as a robot inspector at the NC FIRST Robotics Competition Regional Tournament on April 1. This was my first time doing something like … Continue reading

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