CSM Hosts 2nd Annual Robotics Challenge

Watch local high school teams compete Jan. 19 for engineering glory as CSM hosts its 2nd Annual Robotics Challenge from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the La Plata Campus. For information

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CSM Hosts 2nd Annual Robotics Challenge. Jan. 19, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Nuts, bolts, gears and wheels come together as local robotic engineers and programmers compete in the 2nd Annual CSM Robotics Challenge. Watch as local high school teams bring their robots to the obstacle course battlefield, and fight for engineering glory and prizes. Funded through grants from the Energetics Technology Center and TIME Center and the generous support of the Charles County Technology Council and the Patuxent Partnership. Snow date, Jan. 20. Free. For information on volunteer opportunities or the competition, contact Jeff Tjiputra 301-934-7556 or 301-870-2309, Ext. 7556 for Charles County; 240-725-5499, Ext. 7556 for St. Mary’s County or 443-550-6199, Ext. 7556 for Calvert County or visit http://www.csmd.edu/RoboticsChallenge.

 

 

CSM Hosts Maryland Robotics Championship. Feb. 23, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s technical and industrial studies department will host Maryland’s first FIRST Tech Challenge Championship. Watch as 30 local and national teams pursue engineering glory as they put their VEX robots through a series of engineering challenges. Cheer on your favorite team and learn about science, technology and engineering competition opportunities available through CSM and local high schools. Snow dates Feb. 24 or March 15. Free. For information on volunteer opportunities or the competition, contact Jeff Tjiputra 301-934-7556 or 301-870-2309, Ext. 7556 for Charles County; 240-725-5499, Ext. 7556 for St. Mary’s County or 443-550-6199, Ext. 7556 for Calvert County or visit http://ftc.csmd.edu.

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