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11:10 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Robotic basketball match at North Charleston Coliseum (Update: Video)

Updates are at the bottom: To show off their skills at making robots that compete in a twist on robotic basketball, high-school students from six states and Charleston area will gather for a “Rebound Rumble” from Thursday, March 22, to Saturday,...
5:01 am on Wednesday March 14, 2012

Summerville kids raising dollars to go to national Lego robotics competition

Image by Chrys Rynearson/Robo KnightsMade up of kids in grades six through eight, the Summerville-based Robo Knights team placed second at the South Carolina Robotics Competition — and with it earned a chance to go to the national competition, but...
6:05 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Horry County teens compete nationally for basketball robot domination

Several Horry County schools have six weeks to build basketball playing robots for the FIRST competition.  FIRST, an acronym that means For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is a national organization that aim to inspire young...
3:29 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Lowcountry robotic competitions gearing back up for students

Students from across the Lowcountry have been showing off their robotics, science, and technology skills for the past 13 years at FIRST (For Inspiration & Recognition of Science and Technology) and now teams are gearing up (and recruiting) for...
6:14 am on Sunday May 29, 2011

Socastee robotics team wins regional; Needs funding for international competition

Courtesy photo from Socastee High ROV Team In April, the Socastee High School Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) Team won the  2011 MATE Carolina Regional ROV Competition at Coastal Carolina University. Now they are eligible for the big international...
3:39 am on Saturday March 26, 2011

Robots spar: From across the Southeast, high school teams compete at FIRST Robotics Competition in North Charleston

Image by North CharlestonTeams in the FIRST Robotics Competition Palmetto Regional will vie for regional awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship this March 24-26 at the North Charleston Coliseum. From eight states spanning the Southeast,...
2:11 am on Wednesday November 24, 2010

Five Beaufort County elementary schools receive robotics grants

Flickr user oomlout The Beaufort County School District has been awarded a $38,000 grant by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry to implement a robotics initiative at five elementary schools in southern Beaufort County. Those schools are: ...
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