Save the Date! ROBOTICON 2018 is October 6 & 7!

We're super happy to be able to announce the dates for annual engineering, science and tech showcase,  ROBOTICON Tampa Bay 2018: October 6 & 7, at the University of South Florida Sun Dome Arena! We'll open registration for FIRST K-12 teams in the summer.  FIRST Robotics Competition teams will be playing on our new permanent … Continue reading Save the Date! ROBOTICON 2018 is October 6 & 7!

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Congrats ROBOTICON 2017 Award Winners!

ROBOTICON Tampa Bay 2017 was our biggest and best event ever, with over 3000 attendees, between teams and public guests! We can't thank everyone enough, from the University of South Florida and Hillsborough County to all our incredible volunteers.  Because of you, ROBOTICON: Engaged the support of at least five new partners for ROBOTICON  and  FIRST … Continue reading Congrats ROBOTICON 2017 Award Winners!

ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Meet SONNY’s The CarWash Factory!

SONNY'S The CarWash Factory is a long time friend of FIRST, sponsoring and mentoring FIRST Robotics Competition team 1251, Tech-Tiger Robotics for almost 15 years.  Originally they were just coming up to see ROBOTICON, but then we ran into a logistical challenge and SONNY’S pitched in without hesitation and saved the day - and our … Continue reading ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Meet SONNY’s The CarWash Factory!

ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Meet Real LIFE Agile Learning Center

Eureka! Factory and the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation have partnered with Real L.I.F.E. Agile Learning Center (where Learning Is Found Everywhere!) in the development of the Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center, and we're happy to have them join us at ROBOTICON this year.  We asked them to tell us more about their work … Continue reading ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Meet Real LIFE Agile Learning Center

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Schedule is Online!

Our youngest science and tech leaders in training are our FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams. Ages 6-9, these bright young minds are tasked with learning something about water in our lives, this year, with their Aqua Adventure challenge. We have four FIRST LEGO League Jr teams with us this year.  You can see their projects … Continue reading FIRST LEGO League Jr. Schedule is Online!

ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Hillsborough County, FL

Hillsborough County has been a friend of ROBOTICON since our inception five years ago.  County representatives shared a bit about our great county and why they believe ROBOTICON is important to our community.     We are excited to partner with ROBOTICON this year and look forward to having this fantastic event in our Hillsborough … Continue reading ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Hillsborough County, FL