Press Release for Thursday, March 13, 2003

Botball competition at UNF



JACKSONVILLE . More than a dozen schools from throughout Florida will be represented at the University of North Florida Saturday for the annual Botball Robot Tournament.

Sponsored by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics, the tournament will be at the Robinson Student Life Center (Bldg 14) beginning at 10 a.m. with seeding rounds. Double elimination rounds will begin at 1 p.m. with the awards ceremony beginning at about 4:30 p.m.

The Botball Educational Robotics Program is used by teachers throughout the state to help students excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. All of the teams participating have spent weeks preparing their robots for competition.

For more information contact Dr. Charles Winton at in UNF’s Department of Computer&Information Sciences at 620-2985.