HCC Plant City Campus to host the Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship


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24 January 2017
Tampa, FL – On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Plant City Campus, in conjunction with the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, welcomes the Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship.
 
Thirty-two teams of elementary and middle school students from Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, Highlands, Lee and Collier counties will put their engineering skills to the test using LEGO® Mindstorms robots to solve challenges during two-and-a-half-minute matches at the HCC Trinkle Center in Plant City.
 
The championship team will advance to the FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival to be hosted in Houston, Texas in April 2017.  Additionally, teams will have the opportunity to advance to the LEGOLAND® North American Open in Carlsbad, California, the Razorback Invitational at the University of Arkansas and the Asia Pacific Open in Australia.
 
The Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship runs from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the HCC Trinkle Center located at 1206 N. Park Rd., Plant City, FL 33563.
 
The competition is free and open to the public.
 
For more information on the tournament:  www.suncoastfll.org
On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Plant City Campus, in conjunction with the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, welcomes the Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship.
 
Thirty-two teams of elementary and middle school students from Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, Highlands, Lee and Collier counties will put their engineering skills to the test using LEGO® Mindstorms robots to solve challenges during two-and-a-half-minute matches at the HCC Trinkle Center in Plant City.
 
The championship team will advance to the FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival to be hosted in Houston, Texas in April 2017.  Additionally, teams will have the opportunity to advance to the LEGOLAND® North American Open in Carlsbad, California, the Razorback Invitational at the University of Arkansas and the Asia Pacific Open in Australia.
 
The Central West Florida FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Robotics Championship runs from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the HCC Trinkle Center located at 1206 N. Park Rd., Plant City, FL 33563.
 
The competition is free and open to the public.
 
For more information on the tournament:  www.suncoastfll.org
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