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Need Cash for your NEW Off-Season Event?

Need Cash for your NEW Off-Season Event?We are so pleased to partner with the Texas Workforce Commission to support new off-season events. Funding is available for new events serving high school robotics teams up to $10,000. Apply today! Teams hosting events are encouraged to explore the Team Engagement guidelines for recognizing event sponsors and keeping us posted via social media on your event’s … Continue reading Need Cash for your NEW Off-Season Event?

Freescale and FIRST in Texas Partner for Next Year

Freescale and FIRST in Texas Partner for Next YearWe are so proud to announce the Freescale Foundation‘s continued support for next year’s robotics season. At last weekend’s Central Texas Lego League Invitational, Freescale presented in Texas with next year’s $130,000 grant, which will support Texas teams follow their STEM dreams through trainings, team grants, and tournament production. Congratulations as well to the Lego Lions … Continue reading Freescale and FIRST in Texas Partner for Next Year

Team Spotlight: Austin Robotics Club Takes the Reins

Team Spotlight: Austin Robotics Club Takes the ReinsThe Austin Robotics Club, Tech Challenge team 8399, is determined to set their own course, and they are starting with their own robotics organization. Despite this being the first year participating in FTC for some, their team is entirely student-run, with an emphasis on business sense and independence. Their team is a business, their pit … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Austin Robotics Club Takes the Reins

Be the Spark – Share your Story

The Be the Spark collection celebrates women, girls, and men who are flipping the script on gender roles in science and technology. Hear from women and girls about how their passion for science and technology first developed and meet women from history whose contributions to science and technology have been overlooked. Help grow the collection! Add your … Continue reading Be the Spark – Share your Story

Central TX FLL Invitational Results!

Congratulations to all of the teams that participated at the 2014-15 WORLD CLASS Central TX FLL Invitational at Connally High School! Champion’s Award Winners 1st Place: 12758 LME Lego Lions 2nd Place: 7192 Cyber Six 3rd Place: 6749 Water You Talkin’ About Robot Performance Winners (Highest Robot Scores) 1st Place: 2116 Technical Difficulties 2nd Place: … Continue reading Central TX FLL Invitational Results!

URGENT: Application Closes April 7!

URGENT: Application Closes April 7!We are closing our application for the 2014-15 season at 5pm on April 7, 2015. If your application is not in yet, now is the time! Why apply so late in the season? We still have grants available for high school teams, and we want yours to be included. We are unveiling a grant renewal process … Continue reading URGENT: Application Closes April 7!