CSMs FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competitions, Dec. 3. Elementary, middle and high school students will be competing to advance to the Maryland State FIRST championships in this qualifying competition at the College of Southern Marylands La Plata Campus Dec. 3. Due to a dramatic increase in student participation in robotics, there are four qualifying competitions throughout the state, with one of those taking place at CSM, Physical Education (PE) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Elementary and middle school students compete in FIRST LEGO League; high school students compete in FIRST Tech Challenge with winners of both competitions advancing to state championships. For information, visit http://www.csmd.edu/istem/robotics.html.