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

North Super Regional Championship Tournament, DoubleTree Hotel & US Cellular Center
Middle and high school teams use a modular robotics platform - powered by Android technology - to design, build, and compete. This season's challenge is VELOCITY VORTEX presented by Qualcomm and includes a 30 second autonomous period followed by a 2 minute driver controlled period.
Hosted by FIRST Tech Challenge
When: April 1, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
North Super Regional Championship Tournament logo
Where: 350 1st Ave E
Cedar Rapids, IA
CREATE - U. S. Open Robotics Championship, Mid-America Center
Competitive teams from across the world participate in a unique event that spans all ages with five different games/challenges played in seven distinct tournaments
Hosted by CREATE Foundation
When: April 4, 2017
8:00am - 5:30pm
April 5, 2017
8:00am - 5:00pm
April 6, 2017
8:00am - 8:00pm
April 7, 2017
8:00am - 9:00pm
April 8, 2017
8:00am - 5:45pm
CREATE - U. S. Open Robotics Championship logo
Where: 1 Arena Way
Council Bluffs, IA
2017 Quad Cities National Robotics Week Showcase, Putnam Museum and Science Center
Celebrate National Robotics Week 2017 with Quad City area FIRST Robotics teams! FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expo from 12:00-2:30. FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competition demonstrations from 12:00-3:00 pm.
Hosted by Quad Cities Engineering and Science Council (QCESC)
When: April 8, 2017
12:00pm - 3:00pm
2017 Quad Cities National Robotics Week Showcase logo
Where: 1717 W 12th Street
Davenport, IA
Robotics 4-H club launch, St Patrick Catholic school
We will kick off our first 4-H robotics club meeting on Tuesday 4/11 with a group of 20 3rd - 6th graders at a small school in a rural community in eastern Iowa.
Hosted by Isueo jones county
When: April 11, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Robotics 4-H club launch logo
Where: 204 north garnavillo street
Anamosa, IA