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

New Emerson Elementary FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expo, New Emerson Elementary School
IRST LEGO League Jr. teams (ages 5-10) celebrate their accomplishments together and share their learning journeys by presenting their Show Me Posters and LEGO models at this season-culminating exposition. Older robotics teams often demonstrate at these events. FLL Jr. teams need to register for this free event by emailing JrFLL@coloradofirst.org with their team number, the number of kids on their team, and two coaches' names and e-mail addresses.
http://newemerson.mesa.k12.co.us/
Hosted by New Emerson FLL
When: April 8, 2017
9:00am - 11:30am
New Emerson Elementary FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expo logo
Where: 2660 Unaweep Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
81503
American Academy (Parker) FLL Jr. Expo, American Academy (Parker Campus)
Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat, hop like a frog into the FIRST LEGO League Jr. CREATURE CRAZE season. Whether in zoos, on the farm, or in your own back yard, we all encounter animals in our lives. In the 2016-2017 CREATURE CRAZE Challenge, over 40,000 children will dive into the wonders of the animal kingdom. What will you learn about our furry, feathered, and finned friends?
http://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=25901
Hosted by FIRST LEGO League Jr.
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When: April 8, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
American Academy (Parker) FLL Jr. Expo logo
Where: 11155 North Motsenbocker Road
Parker, CO
80134
Poudre High School FLL Jr. Expo, Poudre High School
Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat, hop like a frog into the FIRST LEGO League Jr. CREATURE CRAZE season. Whether in zoos, on the farm, or in your own back yard, we all encounter animals in our lives. In the 2016-2017 CREATURE CRAZE Challenge, over 40,000 children will dive into the wonders of the animal kingdom. What will you learn about our furry, feathered, and finned friends?
http://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=26069
Hosted by FIRST LEGO League Jr.
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When: April 8, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
Poudre High School FLL Jr. Expo logo
Where: 201 Impala Drive
Fort Collins, CO
80521
Drones 101, Wings over the Rockies Air And Space Museum
Build skills for tomorrow’s industries. From photographers to real estate agents, drones are fast becoming an essential tool in dozens of industries. Young or young at heart, we invite you to join our master hobbyist, Tom Neff, as he walks you through drone kit creation and flight inside our World War II-era hangar. This half-day, hands-on, workshop will teach attendees the basics of drone flight, safety and best practices so you can successfully navigate your drone outside of the classroom environment!
http://wingsmuseum.org/event/drones101/
Hosted by Wings over the Rockies
When: April 9, 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Drones 101 logo
Where: 7711 East Academy Blvd
Denver, CO
80230
Boosting BEST, Builders Appliance Center
You are cordially invited to attend the Rocky Mountain and Front Range BEST annual fundraising event - Sunday, 9 April 2017, Boosting BEST. BEST is Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology and our primary activity is to sponsor and run an annual robotics competition for over 800 middle and high school teams in our area - at no cost to schools. Please share with us the passion of encouraging students to participate in pursuits related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Your participation will help our school teams "Build a Robot in Six Weeks; Inspire a Youth for a Lifetime." You can learn much more at our websites: www.rmbest.org and www.frbest.org.
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=962D828A7BFF42362D99E3EA448D1015.worker_registrant?llr=upculvlab&oeidk=a07edqotw4cdad2bc0e
Hosted by Rocky Mountain BEST & Front Range BEST
When: April 9, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Boosting BEST logo
Where: 1880 West Oxford Ave, Suite #A
Englewood, CO
80110
2017 Robotics Challenge, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Enter a robot or come watch! Previous years saw teams from many of Colorado's colleges and universities challenged to courses to simulate the challenges that the Mars rovers experience every day. High school teams and folks with general interests in robotics can also get involved.
http://spacegrant.colorado.edu/statewideprograms/robotics-challenge
Hosted by NASA's Colorado Space Grant Consortium
When: April 15, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
2017 Robotics Challenge logo
Where: 11999 State Highway 150
Mosca, CO
01852
Alexander Dawson School FLL Jr. Expo, Alexander Dawson School
Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat, hop like a frog into the FIRST LEGO League Jr. CREATURE CRAZE season. Whether in zoos, on the farm, or in your own back yard, we all encounter animals in our lives. In the 2016-2017 CREATURE CRAZE Challenge, over 40,000 children will dive into the wonders of the animal kingdom. What will you learn about our furry, feathered, and finned friends?
http://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=25903
Hosted by FIRST LEGO League Jr.
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When: April 15, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
Alexander Dawson School FLL Jr. Expo logo
Where: 10455 Dawson Drive
Lafayette, CO
80026
Recycle Robots, eXL Learning
eXL Learning is excited to host “Recycled Robots”, a mash-up celebration of National Robotics Week (April 8-16) and Earth Day (April 22). This free family event will engage kids in engineering their very own robotic creations utilizing recycled materials. Parents can also join the fun by collaborating with their builder making for family fun. Join us for this unique celebration.
http://www.exllearning.com
Hosted by eXL Learning
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When: April 15, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm
Recycle Robots logo
Where: 200 Quebec St. Bldg 600
Denver, CO
80230
Manitou Springs FLL Jr. Expo, Manitou Springs Elementary
Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat, hop like a frog into the FIRST LEGO League Jr. CREATURE CRAZE season. Whether in zoos, on the farm, or in your own back yard, we all encounter animals in our lives. In the 2016-2017 CREATURE CRAZE Challenge, over 40,000 children will dive into the wonders of the animal kingdom. What will you learn about our furry, feathered, and finned friends?
http://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=25905
Hosted by FIRST Robotics Competition
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When: April 29, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
Manitou Springs FLL Jr. Expo logo
Where: 110 Pawnee Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO
80829