ROBOTICON Tampa Bay is organized by Eureka! Factory, a Tampa company specializing in educational and creative event and program development, in collaboration with the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation, a nonprofit educational organization, in partnership with the University of South Florida and Hillsborough County, FL
Our 2018 event is set for September 29 & 30. The mission of ROBOTICON is to increase public awareness of and engagement in the power of hands on, mentor driven youth engineering and robotics programs like FIRST, and to provide participating youth with a low stress, high-quality competitive event with opportunities for skill building, networking, and college and career readiness experiences.
ROBOTICON annually features:
- FIRST Robotics Competition off-season competition
- K-12 FIRST scrimmages and program workshops
- University of South Florida Engineering Showcase
- STEAM Fair with drones, industrial robotics and more
- Science & Tech workshops
Teams from around Florida, the nation and international teams are invited to join in the fun and learning each October in Tampa!
If you’re interested in starting or helping FIRST teams in your area, please visit FIRST in Florida to find your local program choice contacts.