EYH Las Cruces

Hands-on STEM workshops

Other Opportunities to Experience Robotics


B.E.S.T. Robotics Competition, http://engr.nmsu.edu/best/index.shtml, with NMSU College of Engineering and Project Lead the Way, September – October/November, Middle and High School Teams, VEXnet Robotics Platform [Patricia Sullivan, nmbest@nmsu.edu, 646-2913 or Tracey O’Neall]

NMSU Science Brain Battle and Olympiad, September – January, http://education.nmsu.edu/projects/stem/science-brain-battle.html, Ligia Ford, 575-646-7524

Supercomputing Challenge, http://challenge.nm.org/, October 13th – April, Middle and High School teams, StarLogo TNG and NetLogo Platforms

NM Hydrogen Fuels Challenge, November 18. Contact Janelle Vigil-Maestas at (505) 665-4329 or vigil-m@lanl.gov for details [teacher training in September.]

FIRST Lego League, http://www.usfirst.org/, November – March, Middle School, ages 9-14, LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Platform, and RTX allowed [Sierra MS, Dave Wibe]

FIRST Robotics Competition, http://www.usfirst.org/, January – April, High School teams, Robotic Platform is a Kit provided by FIRST (Registration: $6.5K, Robot: $3.5K) [LCPS District Team, Jeff Harris]

FIRST Tech Challenge, http://www.usfirst.org/, January – April, High School teams, LEGO Mindstorm Tetrix Kit Robotics Platform

Junior FIRST Lego League, http://www.usfirst.org/, January – April, High School teams, LEGO We Do Kit Robotics Platform [LCPS District Team, Jeff Harris]

Botball, January – April, http://www.botball.org/, Middle and High School Teams, LEGO Technic Robotics Platform [MHS, LCHS MESA teams]

RoboRave International Challenge, May 4, 2013, http://roboquerque.org/, registration opens in October. Grades 3 – 12. Any Robotics Platform (LEGO, VEX, BoeBot, etc.) [MHS MESA 2011-12]

NM Science and Engineering Fair, Regional Fairs occur throughout the year, http://infohost.nmt.edu/~science/fair/homepage.htm, Final Judging occurs on April