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Build a robot, draw a robot, code a robot with your friends. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your friends, family, or community. Share with us how you will be celebrating!
Thank you for your interest in the Trinity College International Robot Contest. The Trinity College Robot Contest(s) started in 1994 as a small local robotics event and has grown to now include over 100 robot teams from all over the world. It is held annually at Trinity College's campus in Hartford, Connecticut USA.
Registration is now open! We expect to welcome about 100 teams from all over the world. Will you be one of them?
Trinity College International Robot Contest website
300 Summit Street
Information Society Project.
We Robot 2017 website
Information Society Project
327 Main Ave
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, this is the ultimate Sport for the Mind. Watch as student-built-robots compete in the 2017 challenge entitled FIRST STEAMWORKS. How does it work? Each January, high school teams receive a Kit of Parts comprised of donated items and components worth tens of thousands of dollars. With limited instructions and working with adult Mentors, students have just six (6) weeks to collaboratively design, build, program and test their robots to meet each season's new engineering challenge. Once these young investors build their robot, the team competes in regional/district events that measure the effectiveness of the robot, the power of collaboration and the determination of students. Teams vie for awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO where the best-of-the-best come together in late April. College scholarships top some $30+ million annually.
NE District - Hartford Event website
FIRST Robotics Competition
55 Forest Street
Building on the Simsbury Public Library’s successful Innovation Fairs, the first Simsbury Mini Maker Faire event will be on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. At the Library and adjacent grounds, Makers of all types will gather in Simsbury for a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness — a celebration of the Maker movement.
Simsbury Mini Maker Faire website
Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow Street
The Tri-State Mini Maker Faire is a co-production of the Indian Mountain School and the Hotchkiss School, with support from the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce, The Friends of the Edsel Ford Memorial Library, and many others. Our goal for this event is to showcase the diverse Maker community that lives right here in our neighborhood, at the intersection of Northwestern Connecticut, Southwestern Massachusetts, and Eastern New York. We've lined up participation from a number of public and independent schools in our area, from local businesses that make innovative use of new and traditional technologies, and from artists, artisans, and activists whose work demonstrates the ethos of Making. For more information about our event, please visit our site at http://tristatemakerfaire.com/
Tri-State Mini Maker Faire 2017 website
Indian Mountain School
211 Indian Mountain Road
At The Westport Library and adjacent Jesup Green, Makers of all types will converge in Westport for a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness — a celebration of the Maker movement.
Maker Faire Westport website
Westport Maker Fair
20 Jesup Road
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