Middle school robotics competition Feb. 17

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Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host their first Robotics Competition (NSU-RC1) on Feb. 17. All middle schools within a 100-mile radius of Natchitoches are invited to participate.  There is no registration fee for the competition, but participants must register by Monday, Feb. 8 by submitting a letter of intent.

Participants will be able to test their computer programming skills and compete with other Louisiana students for prizes during a fun environment with educational experiences, food and social activities.  The top three teams will receive cash prizes to be used to purchase technology for the classroom.

For a complete list of rules and regulations, contact Dr. Jafar F. Al Sharab at jafar@nsula.edu or call (318) 357-4359.  Documents can also be viewed and downloaded at http://engrtech.nsula.edu/industry-and-community-relations/.