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Congrats to all the winners from this year’s FIRST robotic competition!

After six weeks of strategy and sweat, a coalition of high school teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Nevada took the top prize at the FIRST Robotics competition, otherwise known as the “Superbowl of Smarts.”

Bobcat Robotics from South Windsor, Connecticut, Highrollers from Las Vegas, Nevada, and Gompei and the HERD from Worcester, Massachusetts, won before thousands of screaming high-school participants.

Robotic trio wins ‘Super Bowl of Smarts’ – CNN.com – [via] Link.


  • For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST – Link.
  • 2007 FIRST Championship – April 12, 13 & 14 – Atlanta, GA – Link.

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