Missouri 4-H is partnering with the Missouri State Fair and SCOPE to offer several opportunities for fair-goers to learn more about robots. The robotics education and industry will be featured on August 12th and 13th in the Lowell Moheler Exhibition Hall on the fairgrounds. The event begins each day at 10a. and closes at 5p. You can learn more about the event here.
On Sunday, August 12, Show Me Robotics Day will bring agriculture, industry, military, and education together for a showing of robots, careers, and education in Missouri featuring exhibits, demonstrations and interactive activities. Mini workshops will give fair-goers the opportunity to build robots and learn more about getting involved in robotics.
On Monday, August 13, Robot leagues are planning rumbles for FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST Robotics Competition, BEST Botball and VEX teams. 4-H and adult hobby groups will offer robot challenges and contests that will be open to robot-enthusiasts of all ages! Registration is now open for the RoboPet contest for 4-H youth and other youth from the state. Complete registration information can be found here. The RoboPet competition is sponsored by St. Francois County 4-H and The Iron Scorpions 4-H FRC Team.