2009 FIRST Oregon Regional Robotics Competition
kids build robots from a kit in less than two months and then force them to complete random tasks in epic metal head-to-metal head battle.
there are mascots and costumes involved.
Catlin Gabel crew schooled 'em all and won the 2008 PDX regional in 2008.
FIRST Oregon Regional Robotic Championships take place at Memorial Coliseum, 1401 Wheeler Ave. 9 am-4:30 pm Friday, March 6 and 9 am-3 pm Saturday, March 7. Free. Visit http://www.pnwfirst.org for more info.
Images from the 2008 Oregon regional competition courtesy of PNW FIRST.