FIRST Robotics Competition District Event on Campus

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Sergio Muñoz

UTEP hsoted the FIRST Robotic Competition in Memorial Gym at the University of Texas at El Paso, Saturday, March 2, 2019.

Claudia Flores, Editor-in-chief

UTEP’s College of Engineering hosted the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) district event at Memorial Gym on campus, Saturday, March 2, and Sunday, March 3.

Students from 27 high schools from throughout Texas and New Mexico, from ninth-12th grades participated at the event.

The FRC district event is part of the annual For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology (FIRST) family of robotics competitions.

Around 300 students from El Paso and the surrounding region participated in the event.