On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Plant City Campus, in conjunction with the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, welcomes the Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship.
Thirty-two teams of elementary and middle school students from Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, Highlands, Lee and Collier counties will put their engineering skills to the test using LEGO® Mindstorms robots to solve challenges during two-and-a-half-minute matches at the HCC Trinkle Center in Plant City.
The championship team will advance to the FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival to be hosted in Houston, Texas in April 2017. Additionally, teams will have the opportunity to advance to the LEGOLAND® North American Open in Carlsbad, California, the Razorback Invitational at the University of Arkansas and the Asia Pacific Open in Australia.
The Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship runs from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the HCC Trinkle Center located at 1206 N. Park Rd., Plant City, FL 33563.
The competition is free and open to the public.
For more information on the tournament: www.suncoastfll.org.