Louisiana, Mississippi Teams Compete in Robotics Event
Supporters cheer their teams on during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Bayou Regional Competition in Kenner on March 15-17. The annual tournament attracted 49 high school teams from six states. Teams competed with robots built over a six-week span earlier this year, vying for a chance to advance to competition finals April 26-28 in St. Louis. NASA and Stennis Space Center are strong supporters of FIRST Robotics and the Bayou Regional event with team coaches, mentors, training, judges, referees, a machine shop and other volunteers.