Montana State University will hold robotics competitions for Montana youth on Jan. 27-28.
The Montana FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge competitions are hosted by MSU’s College of Engineering. The events, at Shroyer Gym on the MSU campus, are free and open to the public.
FIRST LEGO League teams, composed of students grades 4-8, have spent months building and programming animal-themed robots made from Lego kits, and will compete by performing “missions” on pool table-sized playing fields. FIRST Tech Challenge contestants, from grades 7-12, compete with more complex robots in a larger arena. [Read more…]