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ROBOTICON 2018  was our biggest event yet, with over 4000 people in attendance over the September 29 & 30 weekend.  In keeping with our FIRST Launch Space theme , we were joined by special guest, Kurt Leucht, of NASA Kennedy Space Center, and guests got to learn about careers at NASA, and explore a variety of interesting interactive exhibits from the University of South Florida College of Engineering, as well as sponsor exhibits.  Click image at left to see all our photos from ROBOTICON 2018! 

ROBOTICON 2017 was our biggest and best event ever, attended by 3000 people who enjoyed playing and watching FIRST Steamworks, as well as all the other great activities, scrimmages and fantastic USF displays available throughout the weekend.  In addition to nearly 30 FIRST Robotics Competition teams, we were joined by over a dozen FIRST LEGO League teams, and a dozen FIRST Tech Challenge teams, as well as several FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams.   Check out these great interviews from our 2017 event by our live coverage partner, PLuGHiTz Live.

ROBOTICON 2016 marked our inaugural event at the University of South Florida Sun Dome Arena, a venue more than twice the size of the previous one at UT, a perfect place to showcase the exciting FIRST Stronghold game!  There was also plenty of room for FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST LEGO League teams, and even a mini FIRST LEGO League Jr expo. We were super excited to be joined by teams from China!  Oh – and there was a hurricane – but the games went on to a packed house!   ROBOTICON 2016 event interviews with our live coveage partner, PLuGHiTz Live are here.

We packed the UT gym to the rafters for ROBOTICON 2015, bringing in FIRST LEGO League scrimmages along with FIRST Tech Challenge and the FIRST Robotics Competition off-season game play. Recycle Rush stacked them high, fast and furious for our last event at the University of Tampa.   Check out the great PLuGHiTz Live Radio interviews from ROBOTICON 2015 here.

Sporting the new name “ROBOTICON”. our 2014 marked our second year at the University of Tampa and showcased the FIRST Robotics Competition game Aerial Assist. 

PLuGHitZ Live coverage is here.

Originally known as “ROBOCON” our inaugural event in 2013 hosted about 15 teams at the University of Tampa Bob Martinez Center, to enjoy playing the FIRST Robotics Competition game, Ultimate Ascent.

Find PLuGHiTz Live Radio Interview coverage of our 2013 event here

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