Robotics Day

robotics day

Monday, October 1, 2018

Teams compete in obstacle courses that integrate STEM concepts, providing them with a first-hand learning experience on the fundamentals of engineering and commercialization.

Robotics 2018 Flyer


Location: Pharr Event Center
3000 N. Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fee: $995
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, shirt, bag and entrance to the event for the team
Also includes the Lego Mindstorm EV3 kit and Expansion Pack.

8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome by emcee Tim Smith, KRGV-TV Channel 5, Chief Meteorologist
9:05 a.m. UTRGV Presentation of Colors by UTRGV Army ROTC
9:15 a.m. University Remarks by Dr. Ala Qubbaj, Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science
9:20 a.m. Remarks by Norma Jean De Leon, Academic Content Coach, UTRGV GEAR UP
9:25 a.m. Inspection
9:40 a.m. First Round Begins (ends 10:20)
10:30 a.m. Second Round Begins (ends 11:10)
11:20 a.m. Third Round Begins (ends 12:00)
12:10 p.m. Lunch & Survey Implementation
12:45 p.m. Spirit Chant Competition (kicks off the last and final round)
1:00 p.m. Fourth Round Begins (ends 1:40)
1:15 p.m. Welcome by emcee Michelle Vargas, KGBT-TV Channel 4, Anchor/Reporter
1:50 p.m. Spirit Chant & Final Chant
3:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
4:00 p.m. End of Robotics Day