Friday, March 15, 2013
Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
Thursday, March 14: Practice Day Friday - Saturday, March 15 - 16: Competition Full schedule: http://www.pittsburghfirst.org/programs/frc The Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual showdown between competing high school teams from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Canada. FIRST combines the excitement of sports with science and technology to create a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of students are challenged to design, build, test, brand, and find local funding to compete in a different game every year. This three day event is free and open to the public.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against the San Jose Sharks in a best of seven game series for the National Hockey Leagues coveted championship trophy the Stanley Cup. This will be the Penguins fourth appearance in the finals having won three but the first ever for the Sharks, with Pittsburgh having the home ice advantage due to their better regular season record.
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