RoboCon in Tampa is geek fest for Florida high school students

10/28/13 Janelle Irwin
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High school students from all over Florida spent six weeks designing and building Frisbee-throwing robots.

photo by Janelle Irwin

The University of Tampa hosted a geek extravaganza this weekend for high school students who build robots. During RoboCon, 50 teams from across the state showcased their engineering skills in what Terri Willingham, the regional director for First Robotics in Central Florida, says is more than just a competition.

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