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Girls and STEM: What Factors Matter?

Girls and STEM: What Factors Matter?Google Diversity has taken steps to see what factors make a difference in a girl’s decision to engage in STEM learning and like any scientist, we know that research needs to be applied in order to be useful. Consider the facts and suggestions below to encourage more girls to join in the robotics fun! Google … Continue reading Girls and STEM: What Factors Matter?

What’s the News on UIL?

What’s the News on UIL?  Here, you will find all the details on the UIL partnership. This page will be updated as we get information. The proposal details can be found by expanding the sections below, which have been updated since the UIL forum in early February.     Since the approval of the pilot in October, UIL has … Continue reading What’s the News on UIL?

Change in FTC Technology

Change in FTC TechnologyFTC teams have a whole new challenge to look forward to next year: mastering new technology. While we are still waiting for further details from US FIRST, they have begun to answer some basic questions about what the new tech will be and how it will work. See this document (.pdf) for details on purchasing this equipment. … Continue reading Change in FTC Technology

Top 10 Differences Between Robotics and Sports

Top 10 Differences Between Robotics and SportsPaul Smith of Lead With A Story recently attended his first ever event and had a lot of glowing remarks to share about it. We are happy to share his wonderful post and remind all of you in our community to speak up and share about the great program you have chosen to be a … Continue reading Top 10 Differences Between Robotics and Sports

Big News for World’s 2017

Big News for World’s 2017Exciting updates from Headquarters! Starting in 2017, the World Championships we all know and love will be expanding to 2 cities:   WHERE: Houston, TX WHEN: April 19-22, 2017 WHERE: St. Louis, MO WHEN: April 26-29, 2017 Following that year, the 2018 Championship will look similar: WHERE: Houston, TX WHEN: April 18-21, 2018 WHERE: Detroit, MI … Continue reading Big News for World’s 2017