BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//TownNews.com//BLOX Calendar//EN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:tncms-event_91fc2930-b5e6-11e3-b4e7-101f742c6b0c__schedule_53347cdcb905a537354652 CLASS:PUBLIC SUMMARY:Eleven Missouri Robotics Teams to Compete in the Inaugural FIRST© Tech Challenge North Super Regiona - event DTSTAMP:20170523T110005Z DTSTART:20140403 RRULE:FREQ=DAILY;UNTIL=20140405T235959 LOCATION:Carver Hawkeye Arena 1 Elliot Drive Iowa City IA 52242 PRIORITY:0 DESCRIPTION:March 27, 2014 \nLocation: Carver Hawkeye Arena, 1 Elliott Drive, Iowa City, Iowa \nDate: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Saturday, April 5, 2014 \nThe FIRST© Tech Challenge (FTC) North Super Regional Championship, Presented by Rockwell Collins, will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 through Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Seventy-two teams will compete for an opportunity to advance to the FTC World Championship which will be in St. Louis, April 23-26, at the Edward Jones Dome.  \nOut of the over 830 registered FTC teams in the North Region (Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and West Virginia) the top 72 will be competing at the FTC North Super Regional Championship.  Each team consist of students in grades 7 through 12 in which the students work with adult coaches and mentors, to do hands-on STEM learning and develop 21st designing, programming and building a robot.  This high-tech spectator event combines the excitement of sport with science and technology. \nEleven FTC teams from Missouri will be competing at the first-ever North Super Regional event.  The winning alliance at the Missouri State FTC Championship, held at Missouri S&T on March 1, currently holds the world record for Highest Match Score of 390 for the Block Party! Game.  Three FTC teams from the St. Louis area comprised the record-setting winning alliance:   Team 2888 – The Oddly Charged Particles (independent team in Ballwin, MO), Team 4211 – The Bombers (John Burroughs School, Ladue) and Team 5035 – Wired (independent team in O’Fallon, MO). \nTo see more of these local FTC teams and the record-setting match, feel free to watch the video at youtube.com/4211TheBombers \nFor more information about the FTC North Super Regional and to watch live streaming of the competition on April 3-5, please visit ftcnorth.org END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR