National Robotics Week 2017 Events

Thank you to everyone who hosted, promoted, and participated in National Robotics Week 2016! With your continuing help, we had over 300 events for Robo Week. The eighth annual National Robotics Week will be held April 8-16, 2017 and promises to be even bigger! Submit your own event!

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Remember it can be everything from bringing a robot to the library, to a demo at the science center, to a huge robot carnival! We just want to share the excitement of robotics around the US. If you hosted an event for 2016, thanks for joining us and please tell us about your event here.

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Event List

Alabama Robotics Contest, University of Alabama
The Alabama Robotics Competition is an event where students write programs that navigate their robot across a series of obstacle courses. Awards will be given out in several categories across multiple grade levels (elementary school, middle school, and high school).
Hosted by University of Alabama Department of Computer Science
When: April 8, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Alabama Robotics Contest logo
Where: 240 Paul W Bryant Dr,
Tuscaloosa, AL
Robotics Demo, Spanish Fort Public Library
Beginning robotics, students (grades 2-5) will build and program a pair of dancing birds.
Hosted by Sylvan Learning of Spanish Fort
When: April 13, 2017
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Robotics Demo logo
Where: 7361 Spanish Fort Blvd
Spanish Fort, AL
Northern Gulf Coast Regional ROV Competition, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab serves as the regional site for the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) program's ROV competition. Teams of middle and high school students, along with their teachers/mentors, design, build, and test their own ROV before coming to the Dauphin Island Sea Lab to compete against other student teams in a series of scientific missions. The competition also includes an oral presentation and poster on the engineering aspects of the ROV. 3 day event starting Friday, April 21- April 23, 2017.
Hosted by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
When: April 22, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Northern Gulf Coast Regional ROV Competition logo
Where: 101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL