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2007 FIRST Robotics Regional Competition
03.01.07
 

Warwick High School senior Ben Weinmann (left) works with NASA mentor Matt Wilbur on the New Horizons (team 122) robot
Image above: Warwick High School senior Ben Weinmann (left) works with NASA mentor Matt Wilbur on the New Horizons (team 122) robot. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith.

From March 1 - 3, 2007, FIRST Robotics regional competitions raged simultaneously in Richmond, Va., Manchester, N.H., Trenton, N.J., Portland, Ore., and St. Charles, Mo. At the Richmond regional, featured here, 66 student teams battled it out for the crown.

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Students from teams 1599 (Atlee High School, Richmond, Va.) and 638 (Clover High School, Midlothian, Va.) during the practice round
Image above: Students from teams 1599 (Atlee High School, Richmond, Va.) and 638 (Clover High School, Midlothian, Va.) during the practice round. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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  Students from Virginia's Montgomery County School System form pull pit crew duty for team 401's robotic warrior
Image above: Students from Virginia's Montgomery County School System form pull pit crew duty for team 401's robotic warrior. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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A student robot operator team 1054, of Buckingham, Va., works out the final bugs during the practice round
Image above: A student robot operator team 1054, of Buckingham, Va., works out the final bugs during the practice round. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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  Menchville High School student Sarah Wilbur at the 2007 FIRST Robotics Competition regional event in Richmond, Va.
Image above: Menchville High School student Sarah Wilbur at the 2007 FIRST Robotics Competition regional event in Richmond, Va.. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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The Commonwealth Governor's School robot warms up on practice round day
Image above: The Commonwealth Governor's School robot warms up on practice round day. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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  NASA Langley's Deputy Chief Information Officer, Jeff Seaton, has done yeoman's work supporting the FIRST Robotics Competition Richmond regional event for nearly 10 years
Image above: The Emcee! NASA Langley's Deputy Chief Information Officer Jeff Seaton has helped with the FIRST Robotics Competition Richmond regional event for nearly 10 years... and loved every minute of it. Credit: NASA/Sean Smith
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