29 Apr Team Titanium of Lee’s Summit, Mo. wins Engineering Excellence Award at FIRST Championship
Press Release – April 27, 2013
10,000+ Students From Around the World Put Custom-Built Robots to the Test at 2013 FIRST® Championship
Grammy Award Winning Superstar, TV Actress, Government Officials, NASA Engineers and Top Inventors Celebrate Student Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics During Massive Robotics Event
MANCHESTER, N.H., April 27, 2013 ― This week, more than 10,000 students from around the globe travelled to St. Louis, Mo., to put their engineering skills to the test at the annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship, held at the Edward Jones Dome.
The three-day event came down to a heart-pounding conclusion Saturday night in front of a roaring crowd of 25,000 when three teams from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; The Woodlands, Texas; and Toronto, Ontario, Canada won the coveted FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship Winning Alliance. In this year’s game, ULTIMATE ASCENTSM, two Alliances made up of three teams each try to score as many flying discs into their goals as possible during the two-minute and 15-second match. This year, 2,546 FRC teams in 17 countries participated in 77 Regional and District competitions.