Friday, April 16, 2010

Girl Scouts Rock Science At World Robotics Competition

Central Florida News 13 is reporting on Robo Chicas Las Latinas - a team of Girl Scouts participating in The FIRST Lego League Championship, April 15 through 17, 2010 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. More than 10,000 young people will compete with 500 robots on six fields, while teams meet and work in the pits. Girl Scouts has more than 800 girls who participate in FIRST Events nationwide. Awesome!

This year, we have 5 teams attending, 4 of which are competing. LOL Comets from
Girl Scouts of Greater LA are competing in The FIRST Lego League as well as Team Robo Chicas from Girl Scouts of Citrus Council. Competing in the FIRST Tech Challenge are two teams: Rock ‘n Roll Robots from Girl Scouts of Greater LA and Techno Chix from Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson. From the Girl Scouts of Northern California is a team called Space Cookies – They are competing in the FIRST Robotics Challenge.

Good Luck to all of our teams - I also want to point out what fantastic names all our teams have!